My life in Italy

My Life in Italy, Part 1

My Life in Italy "The Warm Table" For years, people have asked me to tell the story of how I ended up with my dual US-Italy life. The reality is that it was a series of somewhat unrelated events that all came together to create an incurable fascination with Italian culture. A sense of … Continue reading

The Best Tuscan Bean Recipe Ever

On Thursdays in Soriano we go to a winery and olive mill and learn how their exceptional extra virgin olive oil is made. After a tour of their olive mill, Serena (the owner) treats us to some home made food out on the terrace, among this food, is some of the best Tuscan Beans ever.  Not a week … Continue reading

The 10 Best Beaches in Italy

Italy can get extremely hot during the summers, and this year is no exception! With two consecutive heat waves coming up from Africa, the heat is really getting intense. This last heat wave, named “Il Caronte” was named after a figure of Greek mythology, Charon, who was the underworld boatman … Continue reading