Tag Archives: Food
Italy continues to amaze me.
Does it sound funny to say that people around here take their pigs pretty seriously?Italians are such dedicated carnivores that they have invented countless ways to make otherwise inedible parts of their livestock impossibly tasty. We are now at the … Continue reading
I volunteered to organize a Thanksgiving dinner in Anghiari this year (albeit on Sunday as opposed to the usual Thursday celebration). I arrived at the butcher to procure my pre-ordered turkey, who met his maker the day earlier. What seemed … Continue reading
Fall has arrived and this past weekend was dedicated entirely to the finding and consuming of chestnuts. On Saturday we collected them in a friend’s castagneto (chesnut tree grove) where a couple of hours of back bending and hand prickling … Continue reading