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Olive Oil Tasting

Meet Orietta Gianjorio, an expert food taster specialized in olive oil, wine, honey and chocolate. Today Orietta took us on a virtual tour of Italy, tasting different kind of olive oil from the north to the south. We started from Liguria, passing trough Tuscany and Puglia and ending with Sicily. Roberto and I love olive […]

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Via Alloro Restaurant

Today we visited Via Alloro Restaurant and we met the chef Tanino Drago. The restaurant is located in the heart of Beverly Hills; it’s really big and beautiful. It has a big and bright main dining room, a large outside sitting area and also private dining rooms. Chef Tanino owns this place, and few more, […]

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Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

I grew up eating bread and tomato as afternoon snack. My paternal grandfather owned a vegetable garden at the edge of my hometown. He died when I was very young so I don’t have many memories of him but summer spent eating Italian Ciabatta and fresh tomatoes straight from the plant is one of them. […]

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Pesto Gnocchi

A soft little ball of potatoes! Gnocchi is a really popular Italian dish and it has been possible only after America was discovered and potatoes were imported to Europe. Before that there was already something similar, a piece of dough in a round shape, but the recipe reached its perfection with the use of potatoes. […]

Crudités

We live in a nice little apartment on the west side of LA, just a few blocks away from the chocolate shop, the perfect distance for a nice little walk after a long day of work. Recently the weather has been very warm, during the day we do not notice it as much because we […]

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

I love, love, love pizza, but since a few years refined grains and gluten in general are no longer part of my daily diet. Do you think I gave up my beloved pizza, no way, or better I indulge with real pizza very rarely and the rest of the times when I have a pizza […]

Hummus with a twist

Hummus has really old origins, it’s known all around the world and mostly used in the Middle Eastern and all the Mediterranean areas. Hummus is traditionally made with garbanzo beans and is very tasty, especially if it’s home made, it makes a great dip and a side for many dishes. Hummus with a twist is […]