Category Archives: Rachel a Torino

Le luci d’artista

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Turin during the holiday season features le luci d’artista, festive and artistic lights that are a tradition for the surrounding areas of the city center. Having lived in Turin for more than three years I always looked forward to this special time … Continue reading

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Soul Food Recipe Exchange Vol. 2: Sweet Potato and Pecan Pie

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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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A Day Trip to Lake Orta

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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

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Recipe from Ragusa: Pasta with Capuliato

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

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Soul Food Recipe Exchange Vol. 1

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

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An Inside Look at Cascina Fontanacervo

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

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Comfort Food Recipe Exchange

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

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