Summary: Hosts Sara & 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.
Sara Maternini, @SaraMaternini on Twitter, Italian food blogger and Community Manager was born in Varese, and has a Modern History PhD. She has several food blogs, Mele al Forno in Italian, the Kitchen Pantry in English (check out her extensive archives!) and Y Eats, her new Italian food blog focused on feeding her child.
Eye on Italy Angolo d’Italiano:
- Malocchio: “Bad Eye” a.k.a. the evil eye; a southern Italian superstition based on envy with symptoms can include headache, excessive yawning, and a general malaise. For more information, see Malocchio: Conquering the Evil Eye One Plastic Red Horn at a Time at Bleeding Espresso.
Eye on Italy Picks of the Week:
- Sara: Turisti a 4 Zampe the site for travelling in Italy with your pets (also in English!), ZeligTube.com and ZeligTube iPhone app – the premier site for Italian sketch comedy videos
- Michelle: Micheal Castaldo‘s new Aceto CD and blog
- Deal of the Week: See the WhyGo Italy travel deals page for the latest travel deals
Video of the week: An oldie but goodie: How to Tell Time in Italy