Pizza, pizza, pizza

I like pizza a lot. Since I have teeth, my mother cuts it into small pieces and I feel that delicious taste of tomato and that white, soft and sweet thing that adults call mozzarella. Dad usually takes the pizza home in large cardboard boxes. The Italian nonna, during the […]


Pumpkin Risotto

Everything has changed since I started walking. I feel great but my parents have changed too. They allow me participate more actively in all the things they do. The world seems like a fun place to me. I love it when mom takes the clothes out of the washing machine. […]


The Tales of Leonardo da Boston: The Red Tomatoes

Today Mama took me for a walk to that place she calls a vegetable garden. Wehave been there many times, but today, since I now know the place and afterprotesting a bit with gestures and mouth sounds, she let me get me down andstand up. Finally I was able to […]


The Tales of Leonardo da Boston “Sunflowers”

Today as soon as my parents woke up, they put on my clothes to go out. I have not been happy because when I wake up I like to be only in my shirt and barefoot. I wanted to explore the house and take a good look at a new […]


The Tales of Leonardo “The Giant Leaves”

Today mama brought home some giant green leaves that were so big that they seemed as wide as the cap that I usually take to go to the beach. Every week mama takes me to a place where I can play and eat the ground and she sings, “Weeee, weee,” […]


Summer Tables, Recollection of a trip to California

For my generation, California is a mythical place and a symbol of freedom. On August 23, 2013 I had the opportunity to take the trip I had always thought about with my husband. This is a travel story that has food as its theme. The first day after we had […]


Small Desserts for “Open Gardens”

On May 19, the “Open Gardens” even took place. The day started out by pouring rain and the visitors equipped themselves with rain boots and umbrellas. Fortunately, the situation improved in the afternoon and into the evening, the sun lit up the plants and roses. This experience has taught me […]


Contest: Redattore d’Eccezione

Quest’anno la rivista “La Cucina Italiana” ha promosso un concorso sponsorizzato dalla Birra Moretti e dalla pasta Dal Verde dal titolo “redattore d’eccezione”. Poiché la birra Moretti è un marchio storico del Friuli ho pensato da buona Friulana che dovevo sperimentarmi in questa sfida che vede la birra protagonista anche […]