Tag Archives: Turin

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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Teapot, Tea Salon and Kitchen

As soon as I walked into this cozy tea salon in the San Salvario district of Turin, I was immediately taken by the décor and the scrumptious offerings. In addition to the assortment of teas, one can also find quality … Continue reading

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German Food in Turin

La Deutsche Vita is a charming German restaurant in the heart of Turin. This seems like comfort food to me. I can find many dishes from my childhood and then some: fresh bean salad, sauerkraut, pickled herring, potato pancakes and … Continue reading

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Il pranzo di Natale/Christmas Lunch…and More

I’ve been in Italy for over a year now, yet last Christmas I was in Lublin, Poland celebrating with my long-lost-maternal family. Both of my mom’s parents were born in Lublin, however my mom was born in Manila, the Philippines. … Continue reading

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Caffé al Bicerin and the Soul of Turin

On a rainy, fall day all I can think of is trying to find something to bring me a little comfort. And what better than the specialty of Turin, a bicerin, (bee-che-reen). To have an authentic bicerin, one must go … Continue reading

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Bar Torre, For Some of the Best Sicilian Granita and Sicilian Pastries in Turin

I have been searching for a good Sicilian granita here in Turin for quite sometime. Granitas are a specialty of Sicily and come in many seasonal flavors. They are light, refreshing and full of flavor! This past summer I worked … Continue reading

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