On this week’s podcast, hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about the possible death of Nutella, blue mozzarella, and we exchange gifts of tin to mark our 10th episode of the podcast. Then we’ll move on to our interview with Candace Dempsey, the Italian-American author of a new book on the Amanda Knox trial called Murder in Italy.
Hosts Sara and Michelle talk with Sara Maternini, Italian food blogger and Community Manager about the Milanese and Lombardy cuisines and its wrongful bad reputation; comfort food, Italian cooking basics, and cooking as a new mom in Italy.
Hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle talk about Italy and the 2010 World Cup and Rome’s first modern art museum. Then we speak with Madeline Jhawar, an Italy travel consultant, about some of the varied jobs she has had in the country – along with her tips for the best biking and hiking in Italy.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle speak with Livia Iacolare, community coordinator and assistant producer for the Italian edition of Current. We’ll be speaking about freedom of the press in Italy, and what it means to be a blogger vs. a journalist in Italy.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about a pink Hitler provoking fury, saving abandoned towns in Italy by renting to tourists, organized religion, women and the law, and we speak with certified art historian, food expert and sommelier Katie Parla about Rome, its food and its ancient underbelly.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about pizza in Naples cooked in ovens burning used coffin wood, mafia-run produce markets, and then special guest author and chef David Lebovitz joins us to talk about gelato.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about Italy’s first “divorce fair,” Berlusconi’s divorce settlement with his wife Veronica, and striking theatre workers shutting down Italy’s opera houses. Then we talk Tuscany with special guest Leif Pettersen, travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook author for Tuscany.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about why there aren’t “doggie bags” in Italy, Vesuvius is Italy’s biggest safety problem, burkas and fines, and special guest Cherrye Moore of My Bella Vita and Il Cedro BandB talks about undiscovered Calabria.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about stem cell research, Lega Nord pushes Italian test for foreign entrepreneurs, Italian cuss words in and out of the workplace, and YES more iPhone app suggestions.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about this week’s news stories in Italy. One volcano to rule them all, the Shroud of Turin, iPhone apps, apps, and more apps, Home Food, Dine with Italians and more!