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Tom Gilbert

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Salt Cod: The Prosciutto Of The Sea?

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Like the God of the Old Testament, salt cod goes by many names. The French call it morue, the Italians baccala' and the Portuguese bacalhau. Of course, the fish is the same — Atlantic cod — and the process is the same — drying and salting.

Salt cod is eaten ...

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Bringing Home The Essence Of Umbria, Italy

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

To mangle a familiar quotation from Tolstoy, all regions of Italy are different, but each is Italian in its own particular way.

Suppose the Italian regions were women (humor me here). Lombardia would be a glamorous but unapproachable Milan model. I see Emiglia-Romagna as a wealthy, slightly dowdy widow. Umbria ...

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