When you are sick in Italy there is never starvation involved but Italians are remarkable when it comes to what you should and should not eat when sick. While Americans just plow through ailments or hide in bed – and not eating if they don’t feel like it – in Italy not having at least a bowl of mamma’s chicken soup is punishable by a lengthy jail term, so imagine fasting. Heresy! Continue Reading ➔
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 13, 2016
Is there a secret for making travel with kids seamless or at least bearable? Maybe not, but I have accumulated enough mileage to share some helpful hints for parents traveling with tiny humans in their care.
The best thing to do when approaching extended travel in the company of your children is wise planning, keeping clutter to a minimum, and staying calm. Here are my tips for traveling with kids. Continue Reading →
Feb 10, 2016
Just like any cuisine uses its indigenous cookware – think anything from Asian stacked bamboo steamer baskets and woks, to Spanish paella pans and French crèpe skillets – Italian cookery also demands its own set of specific tools and implements.
Check out this list of 12 essential kitchen tools for cooking Italian food. Continue Reading ☛