La Buona Tavola

October is Italian heritage month, and how better to celebrate at La Buona Tavola than with the heritage grain, Farro.     Favored by the ancients, the Roman Legions conquered the world on their daily ration.  Also known as emmer, …

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We Italians have the most wonderful way to finish a meal, especially a big meal.  Amari, (singular, amaro), are an essential part of the Italian gustatory experience.  Sadly these eupeptics have yet to catch on in America. although that is …

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It’s Italy’s answer to peanut butter.  Nutella.  And who doesn’t love it?  In 2007 two writers, Sara Rosso of Ms. Adventures in Italy (www.msadventuresinitaly.com) and Michelle Fabio of Bleeding Espresso (www.bleedingespresso.com) decided that Nutella deserved special recognition, its own special …

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