[Thoughts on the Table – 26] Introducing Elisa Cerruti from ‘Milk Honey and Rum’

In this episode, Elisa shares her research and discoveries in nutrition. Join us to hear which foods are better for our health, why we should try to vary our diet, incorporate raw unprocessed vegetables and whole grains, and limit the intake of sugar ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 25] Introducing food writer Simona Carini from Briciole

In this episode, food writer Simona Carini (Briciole) describes how she made use of both her artistic and her scientific side to learn how to make bread, pasta, and cheese. As she tells her inspiring story, Simona provides some of the details behind ... 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

[Thoughts on the Table – 23] Introducing Christina Conte from Christina’s Cucina

As part of the series: Italians of the World, I have the pleasure to interview the author of Christina’s Cucina: Christina Conte, a talented food blogger of Italian descent, born in Scotland and based in Los Angeles. In this episode, Christina ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 22] Grandma’s Wartime Memories: Food in Northern Italy

During my last trip to Italy, I had a chance to record an unusual episode featuring Chiara, my grandmother, who just turned 94. She doesn’t have a blog, but nonetheless she has lots to say :) The topic is very serious, life during World War II, ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 21] Introducing Fiona from Nuts About Food

Hi and welcome to Thoughts on the Table! As you may already know, I am just back from a brief trip to Italy. This time, I managed to bring back a special podcast featuring my friend Fiona, an amazing food blogger based in Milan. Join me as I chat with ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 20] Introducing Frank Fariello from Memorie di Angelina

In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview Frank Fariello, writer of the blog Memorie di Angelina. Join me as I learn more about Frank and his fascinating journey from his upbringing in an Italian immigrant household, through his 10 years spent ... Continue reading

[Thoughts on the Table – 19] Meet Andrea Bini, an Italian Restaurateur in Canada

In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview Andrea Bini, chef and owner of The BiBo Pizzeria con Cucina in Vancouver, Canada. Join me to hear how he manages to remain true to authentic Italian flavors while trying to satisfy a variety of ... Continue reading