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Lemon Ricotta Gelato, Made at Home

Researching my Tampa Bay Times article on the best gelato in Florence, Italy, was a good excuse for guilt-free gorging. Now I’m thousands of miles away, consoling myself with my own lemon ricotta gelato. The idea of making gelato at home occurred to me during an interview with Silvana Vivoli of the renowned gelateria Vivoli. [...]

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Fri, May 16 2014 » Baked Goods and Sweets, Eggs and Cheese, Italian food, Tampa Bay, travel, Uncategorized » No Comments

Montevarchi: More than a Prada Outlet

It’s easy to spot visitors in search of designer fashion bargains at Space, the Prada outlet in Montevarchi, about 45 minutes south of Florence. Invariably dressed in black, they’re the ones sprinting for the parking lot or train after their shopping spree. Taking in the local sights isn’t on their agenda, but I think they’re [...]

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Tue, June 25 2013 » Italian food, Italian ingredients, Italian lifestyle, travel, Tuscany, Uncategorized » 2 Comments