Indipendent Blog by Isabella

Did you go out for dinner and you liked the dish you ordered very much? Did your friends invite you to eat the family speciality that took them the whole afternoon to prepare? This morning did you drink your coffee at the bar, tasted it and thought for a second how good it was? Read more...

 
 

Black carrots

I thought carrots were definitively orange as I have always seen and bought orange carrots since I was born. But I have recently found black carrots at Esselunga supermarket. I was surprised even if in the same days I had read about violet potatoes and red basil. All of a sudden proved and immutable beliefs of my life have changed. I calle...

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Sirio and the Squid

Compliments to Sirio and compliments to the squid too. Sirio is so young and so good at grilling just caught squids and greater amberjacks. The squid is also good: very very fresh and tender. Simply cleaned, opened, charcoal grilled and served with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt, a sprinkle of chopped parsley and a slice...

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Tiger

If you make a journey to Australia you can’t miss to taste a pie. Travelling in Sydney the best pie is at Harry’s Cafe de Wheels at Woolloomooloo on Cowper Wharf Roadway. Established in 1945 from its famous counter Harry’s serves its specialities to sailors, taxi drivers, lovebirds, night owls. Among the images of famed people who stopp...

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Red of Chioggia

La Rossa di Chioggia (Red of Chioggia) is neither a red-haired lady nor a comedy by Goldoni: it’s a beer! Traditional, amber colour, persistent froth, vegetable fragrances, round body, slightly bitter aftertaste, alcohol content 5.5°. Water, malt, radicchio (vegetable) of Chioggia PGI, hop, yeast; preservatives free, no filtered, no pastorize...

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Spaghetti cu Ritùnnu rattàtu

The view is wonderful: on one side Mount Saint Giuliano with Erice on the top and on the other the Tower of Ligny, in front the blue sea. We are along the promenade of Tramontana at Trapani (Sicily - Italy), under Imperiale bastion, a few minutes from the high street. Here they come: Spaghetti cu (with) Ritùnnu rattàtu. Spaghetti are many and ...

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