Posted in January 2013

Primo Stage – Veneto

As I said to my friend Jamie-Lee yesterday, I finally understand why people do juice cleanses. I’m back in a snow-blanketed Bra after my class’s first stage, or study trip, to the Veneto region, and I am still feeling full from all the polenta, pasta, risotto, salumi, cheese, and rich meat they fed us over … Continue reading

Cooking Indian in Italy — a Crash Course

For me, the most surprising thing about studying at the University of Gastronomic Sciences has not been the coursework. Sure, it is unusual to get to attend beer tastings and learn about the regional specialties of the Veneto region under the auspices of a Master degree program, but that I expected — after all, this … Continue reading