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Eating Italian Style – when it’s hot!

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2014 will certainly never go down in the archives as one of the hottest years on record, and will certainly be remembered as one of the wettest, but even with the rain and semi-tropical storms that have overtaken our peninsula of late, temperatures still climb into the low 30s (upwards of 86°F). In much the   …Continue Reading

Seasonal fruit and vegetables

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It’s true that in Italy we are very influenced by the seasonal availability of fruit and vegetables. There is really not much that doesn’t grow in Italy in one season or another, and the summer season brings us a multitude of goodies to chose from. Bear in mind that a good housekeeper never thinks of   …Continue Reading