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La Fiorentina – Not Just Any Old Steak

As the late and much-mourned Kyle Phillips wrote: “Many in the English-speaking world would call this a Porterhouse and wonder what the fuss is about. And they’d be right in most cases; though Bistecca alla Fiorentina, Florentine-Style Steak, is featured … Continue reading

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Roman Rooftops in October and La Grande Bellezza

This isn’t a post about food, not as such.  I do think, however, that images that ‘feed’ one’s eyes and soul often have a way of eventually inspiring menus in the kitchen.  The mild weather in Rome during October, with … Continue reading

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FORLIMPOP-OLISTIC-EXPI-ALI-DOCIOUS (even thought the sound of it is something quite ….. ) It’s the end of June, it’s deliciously warm as opposed to hot and sticky, you’re with the person you love, you’re even celebrating a wedding anniversary from long … Continue reading

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