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This week, instead of a recipe, I thought about sharing with you some magic moments from last year’s trip to Sicily. I went to the Aeolian Islands, or Isole Eolie, one of the most enchanted places of the Mediterranean. The Eolie (or Lipari) islands are a group of 7 volcanic islands located between Naples and North […]

Since I moved to the U.S. in 2001, I have been mystified about this strange, nearly ubiquitous phenomenon known as the Alfredo sauce. I mean: how could I, a food journalist and recent transplant from Italy, not know about it? Yet it was everywhere I turned in the U.S. — on Italian menus, on supermarket […]