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happy holidays from a locked down rome

happy holidays from a locked down rome

  Hi! We’re here, alive and well in Rome. We were without the internet (and actually still kinda are) for the last three weeks. We caved and bought a hotspot today so we would be able to video chat with family over the holidays and actually be able to see more...

COVID19 update: another lockdown?

COVID19 update: another lockdown?

  Are we going into lockdown? Well, it depends where you live in Italy. Under Italy’s newest emergency decree there’s a national three-tier framework that dictates the rules of each region. The three zones are yellow (most lenient), orange, and red (most strict)....

what is balsamic vinegar?

what is balsamic vinegar?

  Last month we visited Acetaia Leonardi, a balsamic vinegar producer in Modena, to learn about what balsamic vinegar is and how it’s made. We learned so much and were blown away by the process. True balsamic vinegar can only be made in Modena, Italy because the...

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