22: What is DOP and my #1 tip to experience authentic Italy

In a previous episode I covered DOC and DOCG wines and explained that certain wines are protected and controlled for how they are made and named. In this episode instead I want to talk about DOP, which stands for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally “Protected...

20: Part 2: Favorite no cook Italian meals

This is part 2 of my favorite no cook summer meals. In this episode I will highlight three more of my favorite Italian summer dishes. Check out the description of the podcast for the names of the recipes so you can look them up if needed. I hope these bring a little...

19: Part 1: Three no cook summer meals

This is definitely not a food podcast (psst, check out my friend’s podcast, The Italian Dish for that!). But, also, how can you separate Italy from Italian food? It’s basically impossible, so today I wanted to go through some recipes you can make, in the heat of...

12: How to order an iced coffee in Italy

If you’ve been to Italy in the summertime, you know it’s HOT. Like so hot I actually start to hate it here and I question why I ever moved here in the first place hot. So besides eating all the gelato I can find, one other way to cool off is with an iced coffee. Of...