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    spelt gnocchetti with zucchini & mint

    September 14, 2017

    i needed a pasta detox for a hot minute, but i’m slowly returning back to my carb-obsessed self. i’m fondly remembering bowls of farfalle with ragu, piles of lasagna with homemade béchamel, conchiglie with pancetta, fresh tomatoes and olives and the cravings for pasta have come back with vengeance. when i was in abruzzo, i was lucky enough to eat at a beautiful farm-to-table restaurant called terre del tirino, where everything served is made from produce grown on the farm. everything…

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    a guide to naples

    crazy, brash, loud and gritty. naples is italy’s third largest city after milan and rome, with a population of about 3 million. it’s one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, situated…

    September 12, 2017
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    a guide to rome

    roma! known as the eternal city or caput mundi (literally the capital of the world), it’s one of the most historical and iconic cities in the world, overflowing with beautiful architecture that’s withstood the…

    August 30, 2017
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    muskoka weekend

    once or twice a summer i get to head up to my friend’s cottage in muskoka for a weekend with my closest friends. the cottage almost feels like a home away from home; i’ve…

    July 24, 2017