Monthly Archives: June 2019

Who Invented the Telephone?

American school children are taught that is was Alexander Graham Bell.  In fact, it was Antonio Meucci.  He was an interesting and prolific inventor who, unfortunately, had a tragic life. Meucci was born in Florence in 1808.  He attended the … Continue reading

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I due carpacci

Il carpaccio è un antipasto che frequentemente appaia sui menù italiani, così come sui menù di altre cucine.  Tradizionalmente, è carne di manzo cruda tritata molto sottile e condita con olio d’oliva e succo di limone.  Nel corso del tempo, … Continue reading

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Carpaccio times 2

Carpaccio is an antipasto that frequently appears on Italian menus, as well as in other cuisines.  In its traditional form, it is very thinly sliced raw beef drizzled with olive oil and lemon juice, and seasoned with salt and pepper.  … Continue reading

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