Curious Appetite

Month: October 2014

Sweet facts about 5 bitter Italian foods

I love bitters. Bitters are so insanely good for you, it’s ridiculous. What do I mean by bitters? Well, there are bitter elixirs that go into craft cocktails like Manhattans and then there are foods and drinks with bitter components. Like coffee, wine and tea.  Foods with bitter components are things like kale, chard, cabbages, some citrus fruits, hearty lettuces, etc.

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10 things I love about Italy

Still being held (voluntarily) captive in my hometown of Seattle, I have had some time to reflect and really think about the things that compel me to want to live in Italy.

What are the 10 things I love about Italy?

1. 2. and 3.: Since these are the obvious, I will lump them all together: Food, wine and men. Seattle has some good food but it usually is drowning in sauce while lacking soul.

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