Posts Tagged ‘cuisine’

Food—The Italian Way

Food and cuisine are such an integral part of the Italian culture that not talking about them would be a travesty. To be honest, I’ve never heard in Italy the “mangia, mangia” that seems to be such a standard expression in Italian-American families. BUT I’ve also never visited anybody’s home there and not have been…

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Carciofi alla Romana (Artichokes Roman style)

Italian cuisine is very seasonal and nothing says “Spring” in the Rome area as this fantastic dish – Carciofi alla Romana. This is hands down one of my favorites and for the longest time growing up, I only ate the stems and the bottoms, leaving the slightly more chewy leaves on my plate. As a…

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