Prego!

I thought I’d explain the name of the blog a bit more. Obviously there’s a nod to Elizabeth Gilbert’s best selling novel, Eat, Pray, Love wherein her main character (herself), goes on a soul searching journey to find herself after a horrendous...

Eating in the “Bel Paese”

Italy, like much of Europe, is actually very young. I know that sounds crazy, but most European countries historically were very fractured and were only recently united under common banners. Borders changed, based on who was king and loyalties were easily shifted with...

So much more than a place to cook

Cooking as culture is so central to life and it’s something I feel we are missing on a large scale here in the United States, but is alive and well in Europe, in particular in Italy. I realize there are several places across the US, people are moving very...