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This post follows in the footsteps of my collaborative series with Enrica of Cervellifuori called Soul Food Recipe Exchange. It’s a way for me to pay homage and to share some of my favorite soul food recipes all the while … Continue reading
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Italy is filled with beautiful landscapes and the region of Piedmont does not disappoint one bit. With my birthday quickly approaching and being that I am in the last trimester of pregnancy, I felt the urge to take a day … Continue reading
For one of our wedding gifts, some friends of ours put together a picnic basket filled with all sorts of Italian goodies that were just waiting to be transformed into culinary delights. But one homemade item stood out from the … Continue reading
Posted in An American in Turin, Italian recipes, Rachel a Torino, Rachel in Turin, Rachel Steckler O'Kaine
Tagged Capuliato, Catania, Italian, Ragusa, Sicily, Sun-dried tomatoes, Turin
Having grown up in a multi-cultural city like Miami, my “love affair” with soul food initiated at a young age. But it wouldn’t become solidified until I moved to Denton, Texas where I attend the University of North Texas to … Continue reading
When I first met Enrica from Cervelli fuori little did I know that I would be meeting a young woman whose family has been raising dairy cows since the 1600s in Italy. Her family owns and operates Cascina Fontanacervo, a high-quality, small … Continue reading
When I was contacted by Enrica of the blog Cervelli Fuori to contribute a recipe to their column, from the point of view of a foreigner living in Turin, I was immediately taken with the idea. Most Italians are not … Continue reading
I come from a family of immigrants. My mother and her parents were Polish prisoners of war in Manila, the Philippines for 3 years during WWII. After the Americans rescued them, my Grandpa Jack decided that the USA would become … Continue reading
Rome is full of contradictions. It’s chaotic and beautiful all at the same time. And so began my gastronomical journey for some good eats. The adventure began in Piazza Spagna and ended in Salario. About a ten minute walk from … Continue reading
Some of my fondest memories from childhood are those I spent in the garden, side by side with my mom. She grew fruits and vegetables such as strawberries and tomatoes when Miami’s tropical sun would allow. Then in the winter, … Continue reading