Gingerly Stepping Into Cold Waters.

Post inspired by  Daily Prompt: Gingerly I will be honest and say that as I looked at the daily prompt, the first thing that came to mind reading the word "gingerly", was ginger, as in tuber. I love ginger with its pungent but refreshing taste and its sweet, exotic fragrance. Not to mention that its …

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Time to announce the winner of my GIVEAWAY!

 ...And the winner is: MEG from the blog Meg Travels . Meg will receive a copy of the book "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia" published by Rizzoli. I hope Meg will enjoy this book as much as I do! I would like to thank everyone who entered. I also would like to send a …

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My First Giveaway! “Masseria the Italian Farmhouse of Puglia”… a Beautiful Book Waiting for You!!!

I am thrilled to announce my very first giveaway!!! Last month, I posted “A cultural evening at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC”, an event to celebrate the publication of  the book  "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia", published by Rizzoli. At the end of that evening, I purchased a copy of the …

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A Cultural Evening at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC

This past Tuesday night I attended a cultural event at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. I had found out about it through Piazza Italia, Washington, DC Italian Language Cultural Group. I had joined the group some times ago, however I had not participated to any of their events yet. I am glad I did …

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Recipe: Calzoni e Panzerotti. . . Yum-Yum!!!

This past Monday, after 4 weeks of winter break, my youngest son, Mattia, went back to school. I already miss him! To ensure that he would not forget his mom, I went on a three-day cooking marathon: Baked rigatoni with tomatoes/béchamel sauce on Friday, baked Calzoni and fried Panzerotti on Saturday and Tagliatelle alla Bolognese …

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