#ItalianFlavors :: The Broccoletti Meditation (with recipe)

Have you ever heard of “Friarielli”? The tender tips of broccoli rabe? #AppetibilisMoment

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This year I chose to keep my new year resolutions as basic as possible: rise early, meditate and eat healthy(ish). Hoping to be persistent and thinking that I could always add up to the list 😎

Best tip? “Start easy. I’ve learned to put my lofty goals aside and start with the easy-peasy” ~Christian Allaire

[1] Rising early? It’s doable. [2] Eating healthy(ish)? So far so good. [3] Being consistent with meditation? Oops. 😳

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Food Styling :: Twirling Spaghetti @ Attico7

“There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing.” ~James Beard Continue reading Food Styling :: Twirling Spaghetti @ Attico7

The New Esquilino Market – Seafood Stalls

Why do you need to know about grocery shopping? If you want a taste of contemporary Rome, you can’t miss the “Nuovo Mercato Esquilino (ex Piazza Vittorio)”… First published on APPETIBILIS.net :: Take Five :: Rome, The New Esquilino Market – Seafood Stalls
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Chef Talk :: Mimmo Arena @ Il Club del Pesce Azzurro

A relaxed atmosphere is the best starting point to enjoy food, and undoubtedly you are in the right place. If you want, you can bring your own drinks or desserts, the dining formula is open… Deliciously Abruzzo @ Il Club del Pesce Azzurro | First published via APPETIBILIS.net Continue reading Chef Talk :: Mimmo Arena @ Il Club del Pesce Azzurro

Trabocchi Coast and “Christ of the Deep”

“I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.”
~John Masefield, Sea Fever: Selected Poems

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Portrait of an artisan :: Master ébéniste Antonio Palmerio

His longing for knowledge and books has made him proficient in many subjects, chemistry, architecture, art, literature. When he retired, he could combine all his passions together into woodworking… Read more: Made in Italy :: Zì Tunine, wikipedia man on Appetibilis | Saperi e Sapori del Territorio
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Travel Italy :: La Grande Quercia, Atessa (Chieti)

In front of you, hillsides covered with wheat, interspersed with brush spots and olive tree plots and the village of Atessa just behind your shoulders. My idea of wheat field had to be rethought: how can you call a “field” a stretch of land that is as steep as a mountain slope?… The post was first published on Appetibilis | Saperi e Sapori del Territorio – Read more: La Grande Quercia :: Harvesting time and family recipes
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