Do You Know What’s in That Bottle of Olive Oil?

The topic of olive oil and the pros and cons of its health benefits have become extremely controversial over the past decade by authorities and self-prescribed authorities alike.  What we hear from the media and even the American Heart Association, provide differing and conflicting information with a wide range from “olive oil is the worst […]

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Health Benefits of the Italian Lifestyle – From Italy to America!

Curious about the health benefits of the Italian Lifestyle? “From Italy to America” is Eataly Chicago’s newest class series — and you’re invited to join us for dinner and conversation about the benefits of “la dolce vita!” “Eataly” has engaged local experts to host a conversation in their cooking school, La Scuola, in learning about […]

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A Natural Masterpiece Was Created on Earth – Immerse Yourself For Two Minutes – Then Make it a Reality!

What if I were to tell you a natural masterpiece was created on earth where colors, flavors, people and history all connect with beauty that almost defies description? What if I told you that this amazing place could be experienced by you next spring? This magical place is Naples Italy and the Magnificent Amalfi Coast, […]

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Visit The Most Seductive and Authentically European City in the World!

If anyone were to ask “which is the most seductive and authentically European city in the world” the answer would have to be Naples Italy.  Once the capitol of all of Europe, Naples is experiencing a revival.  Don’t miss the chance to see the real Naples for yourself this coming spring. It’s one place where […]

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Healthful Fast Food Still Exists in Italy!

It’s still possible to get healthful “street food” in the south of Italy near Napoli. Here’s a quick shot of fresh coconut, lemons and oranges sold on the street corners. The vendor also had “lupini beans” (a type of lima bean stored in brine) in a large dish nearby. They are purchased by weight and […]

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Maiori Italy – The Italian Experience

The culinary and lifestyle trips that I host in Italy are unique because it’s a real Italian experience where the group is immersed in the way of life for Italians.  We stay at a family owned hotel where the staff is extremely gracious.  Pictured here is the owner, Luigi Ferrara (all the way to the […]

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Come and Be Part of Our Extended Family for a Trip of a Lifetime – Italy at Harvest Time

After the crowds that fill the cities of Italy each year have left Italy prepares for the most special time of the year…the harvest.   Here’s an opportunity to open your balcony doors in the morning with a view of the stunningly beautiful sea, enjoy breakfast on the terrace and watch the small town come alive, […]

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Right From the Organic Garden to Our Class

While the group assimilated the beauty of the coastline, the people and the culture, we were also astonished by the beauty of the nourishing food available to us at class. Included in our classes was the making of a wonderful vegetable soup, baked fennel and an artichoke and potato dish that was amazing! Can’t wait […]

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