Day 51: Radicchio

 To vegetable lovers everywhere: if you have yet to taste radicchio, you must plan a trip to Italy between October and May. When you arrive, go straight to a tiny market or vegetable shop and look for this beautiful leafy type of chicory. Or, if you're less hardcore, find a restaurant serving risotto made with … Continue reading Day 51: Radicchio

Day 72: Don’t Blame Italy (or your host country)

It's now my second year here in Italy, and I have to say, I love it!  If you found me on any given day in the last 2 years, you would probably hear me say that I want to live here forever.  This has partly to do with the fact that my mother's parents came from … Continue reading Day 72: Don’t Blame Italy (or your host country)