Spring is on the corner. . . green peas are calling!

The warm days leading to Primavera (Spring) are here and this wonderful season comes with a basket full of fresh produce. While it is true that it is possible to find almost any produce all year long either frozen, grown in greenhouses or coming from somewhere on earth, there is not better satisfaction than using …

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Friday night flavorful meatless dinner

Who said that the days of magro (days of fasting or meatless) cannot be flavorful? Do you know that during the Middle Age, the Christian’s observance of Lent and the various religious fasts added up to an estimated 130 days a year? The Italian cuisine is rich of exquisite meatless dishes based on fish and vegetables, and …

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The Mediterranean Diet. . . Il Minestrone

Did you know that with the New Year 2.6 million people started a diet? And did you know that 92% of those 2.6 million are already off the wagon? I am not kidding, I was just reading an article about it. I know for experience that it is not easy to stick to a diet. …

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