Monthly Archives: June 2014

Il Cibo della Puglia

The foods of this region of Italy (“the heel of the boot”) are quickly gaining favor among foodies for fresh flavors and healthy Mediterranean ingredients.  Vegetarians would be in heaven here.  Read on for cooking at the Masseria (farmhouse), including … Continue reading

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Meet Gabriella

From time to time, I will introduce friends who are Italian or Italian-American.  This post presents my friend and Italian teacher, Gabriella Geri-Schooley.  She is also the President of the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Santa Barbara (www.italianheritagesb.org), which raises … Continue reading

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Le tre FIAT

Un giorno l’inverno scorso, sono andata a una banca a Santa Barbara per usare il Bancomat (ATM).  Mi sono girata e ho visto questa scena:  la mia macchina (L’OLIVO) insieme ad altre due Fiats parcheggiata in fila.  I tre proprietari … Continue reading

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Gallipoli

This beautiful Italian city of fishermen is in Puglia on the Ionian Sea.  It is not the Gallipoli known from World War I, which is in Turkey.  Our sojourn to Italy’s Gallipoli in 2014 included one of the most delicious … Continue reading

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