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Conchiglie with Courgettes Flowers, Saffron and Mozzarella

The last few days or summer are here before another season will with all it’s colors and nature going into rest for the winter. Autumn is fast approaching and it’s the time of the year when in the past people use to prepare preserves for the winter, stocking up on grains and other basic necessities. 407 more words


Turkey Slices with Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are not very well known in Italy. In Italian this tuber is called “Batata” or “Patata Americana” but it is not very often seen on supermarket’s shelves or markets (though it is becoming more popular). 523 more words


You are Your Teeth

I often forget that as a Physical Anthropologist I have a lot of knowledge that isn’t common. Nor is it *common* sense (or as common as common sense is nowadays). 358 more words


Fiori di Zucca (Courgette's Flowers)

A few years back, I used to live in the North West of Ireland in the beautiful county of Roscommon. Although very little known and not exactly on the main tourist tracks, it’s definitely a county full of many gems. 519 more words


Pinnate Batfish Platax Pinnatus

Batfish have deep, rounded laterally compressed bodies. In juveniles the dorsal and anal fins are extraordinarily long, but these become proportionally smaller as the fish grows. 201 more words


Veggies to Meat. My transition from vegetarian to omnivore.

My life for the past two years has been one can of beans after another, and a girl can only handle so many beans. In April of 2012 I decided to give up meat to pursue a lacto-ovo-vegetarian lifestyle.   758 more words


Keeping It Fresh: the real value of Blue Apron

It still blows my mind that Blue Apron figured out to how send out fresh ingredients for delicious, low-fuss recipes for just $9.99 per meal per person (I roll with the weekly box containing three meals for two at $59.94 per box). 154 more words