Entries Tagged as 'Discovering Italy'

My Dream Car, the Fiat 500

July 8th, 2013 · 24 Comments

I seriously have loved this car since my first trip to Italy, almost 20 years ago. The Fiat 500, said cinquecento (CHEEN-kway-CHEN-toh). Isn’t it beautiful?  About these ads

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Discovering Italian wine in an Enoteca Regionale – Piedmont

April 3rd, 2013 · 6 Comments

Are you friends with me on Instagram? I’m rossosara. Are you a subscriber to my newsletter? I’m also on Twitter @rosso.  My other half is now a sommelier through the AIS (Associazione Italiana Sommelier) and that means that wine has now, more than ever, been a big part of our culinary experience. Since we only got a car 3 years ago, […]

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An Aperitivo with the Stone Trulli in Alberobello, Puglia

May 31st, 2012 · 16 Comments

Next week, I’m super excited to head back to Puglia. It’s one of my favorite regions in Italy, and I love spending time there (check out some of my Puglia posts from my archives). I’m heading there for a good friend’s wedding, and she’s one of the first friends I made when I moved to […]

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Visiting Castel del Monte, Puglia

May 16th, 2012 · 5 Comments

I’ve spent a lot of time in Puglia, but not as much time as I’d like exploring it. One day we decided to drive out and see the famous 13th-century Castel del Monte (Castle of the Mount) perched up on a hill out in the middle of the Puglian countryside, near the city of Andria […]

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A few hours in Venice, Italy, and Writing Raw

November 4th, 2011 · 15 Comments

It takes stepping back and shaking routine off your shoulders to see the details and intrigue in things that have become commonplace. It happens when friends come to visit, and often when I spend time in another city in Italy. And most of those experiences happen when I step away from the computer. (telling myself […]

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