[Thoughts on the Table – 49] Introducing Food Blogger and Recipe Developer Giulia Robert from Alterkitchen

Thoughts on the Table is back with another Cannolo Award winner: Turin born and raised Giulia Robert from Alterkitchen. I’ve known Giulia for more than five years and it was very special to finally meet face to face, albeit via Skype. Giulia has ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table Transcript] Gino De Blasio on Slow Food/Fast Food

Continuing on the series of transcripts, up next is the textual form of an old episode with my friend, writer Gino De Blasio. In this podcast, Gino applies his amazing storytelling to describe the origins of the Slow Food Movement, in response to the ... Continue reading

Year Five: Complete!

I can hardly believe it has been 5 years since I started this project! Time flies when you’re having fun, and flies especially fast when you’re in good company – over this past year, I connected with many people and I like to believe ... Continue reading

Il Mercato – The Tradition of the Italian Street Market

~~~ This article is available in narrated version. Check it out! ~~~ Every year, when I go back to Italy to see my family, I manage to squeeze in a visit to a mercato. As you may have guessed, the word “mercato” means “market”, ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 29] Introducing Diana Zahuranec, journalist and Italy enthusiast

Here I am, back from my trip to Italy and from Turin Epicurean Capital! If you followed my tweets, you know I had a great time in Turin and I loved the conference – it has been a true privilege to be a part of it. In this episode, I have the ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 28] Introducing food professional Benedetta Oggero (Miss Bee)

Join me to hear how, after living in the UK for 7 years, Benedetta Oggero, English translator and interpreter by training, went back to her hometown – Turin, Italy – and began a new career as a personal chef and as the founder of Miss Bee, ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 24] Introducing Lucia Hannau, the organizer of Turin Epicurean Capital

As I mentioned in my latest post, Truffles Uncovered, I will be part of Turin Epicurean Capital, a food literature conference which will take place in Italy in early September. In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview the organizer: Lucia ... Continue reading