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Vine-growers (viticoltori)) keep a close eye on their vines (viti) to determine when the grapes are ready for harvest (vendemmiabile) — Photo by giorgio.pulcini

Autumn in Italy – and in Italian

A utumn is my favorite season in Italy – not just for the mild days and starry nights, but also for the centuries of history embedded in the Italian...
It’s mushroom season - time for soup and a crostata

It’s mushroom season - time for soup and a crostata

If you are in Piemonte right now, you are probably enjoying Porcini or if you are very fortunate, white truffles, one of life’s supreme luxuries...
It’s Olive Harvest in Puglia: a time for celebration

It’s Olive Harvest in Puglia: a Time For Celebration

Ever since I started traveling to the Salento sub-region of Puglia I fell in love with…well, its olive trees. It’s hard to explain until you’ve...
Wild Mushroom Farro Risotto with Roasted Figs

Fall’s Earthy Delights: Wild Mushroom Farro Risotto with Roasted Figs

Fall is in full swing here on the east coast. The long shadows of light and the crisp cool air accompany the earthy delights of the new season. The...
You, me, & Sicily: Fall delights from Viagrande and Aci Catena

You, me, & Sicily: Fall delights from Viagrande and Aci Catena

EVAZ Media Group presents fall foods: roasted chestnuts and artichokes, specials for all Souls day and lunch delights from Viagrande! For more You,...
Lentil, Mezzi Rigatoni and Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is here, let's make Zuppe!

Fall is here, and that means it’s time for a steaming bowl of hearty soup. With a pot of soup on the stovetop, a soul satisfying meal is never far...