Spaghetti Bolognese a.k.a “Spag-bol” is not a Bolognese dish. Virginio Merola, the mayor of Bologna, Italy has officially decided to call out anyone around the world serving Spaghetti Bolognese. He has declared it “fake news”. (Above photo C. Abernethy) Tagliatelle… Continue Reading
Salumi has been part of the Italian diet for many centuries, originally developed as a way of preserving meats. While some varieties are popular, others aren’t quite as well known. In the ﬁrst of a series of articles that explore… Continue Reading
Getting help from the locals is the best way to find restaurants when traveling! I had some help finding these places on my visit to Venice (read my guide here). I was traveling with my (Italian) husband’s family. My brother-in-law’s… Continue Reading
Walking down the streets of Milan, you can’t help but notice how elegant and composed the Milanese are. They are a seemingly aloof population. It is true that the Milanese are creative, innovative, and hardworking but what is not immediately apparent, is… Continue Reading
Are you passionate about art and cuisine? Or have a flair for design and fashion? Perhaps the legends and history are what you want to experience. Too boring for you – are you looking for sport and adventure? No matter… Continue Reading
Cachi pronounced KA-KI, are a popular autumn fruit in Italy. In English, they are called Persimmons. Sometimes also written as Kaki, derived from its botanical name Diospyros kaki. See Video below to learn How to eat Cachi (Persimmons) Discovering Cachi Growing up on Long… Continue Reading
Insect burgers, will they fly or flop? (August 2017) Non yet available in Italy, but our neighbors in Switzerland have just authorized sales of edible insects. The delicacies are imported, but plans for domestic production are in the works by… Continue Reading
Visit Bologna A guide for first time travelers to Bologna, Italy , sightseeing, food, shopping and more. When my cousin told me he’d be in Bologna for business, I jumped at the chance to get on a train and visit.… Continue Reading
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