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Kale Soup and the Sausage

I dedicate this post to Johnny Hepburn of ” feedthepiglet.wordpress.com ” whose take on soup never fails to amaze me as I look on and imagine the layers of taste constituted by him therein.  He is a superb soup maker. First, … Continue reading

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The Carpigiani Gelato Museum – (3) Tales from Emilia-Romagna Culturequake Series

What is it about ice-cream that is so immensely and universally appealing?  Call me far fetched but I think it has something to do with the fact that, at some level, it reminds us of mother’s milk.  Yes, I know … Continue reading

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Gastro-Travelling: Tales from Emilia Romagna Culturequake Series (1)

Transport is all about getting from A to B.  Travel, instead, is all about what envelops us, physically, mentally and emotionally, while we are getting from A to B and then again when we eventually get to B itself.  It … Continue reading

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Can’t Forget Italy

My mother is the only Italian I know of who travelled to Sweden in order to learn English (I’ll have to explain why in another post).  That was back in 1950 and it was no mean feat for a 24 … Continue reading

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