Mofongo Time

Looking forward to enjoying Mofongo, Pernil, Maduros & Rice & Beans with a glass of Orange Juice & Milk at Old San Juan Restaurant!

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Reading Robert Mondavi’s autobiography “Harvests of Joy”

I’m currently reading Robert Mondavi’s autobiography “Harvests of Joy: How the Good Life Became Great Business”. It is a really good book, thus far. Mondavi tells the story of his humble upbringing to how he became synonymous with the Napa Valley & its wine.
“A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” -Robert Mondavi

I am a proud Italian-American!

As a proud Italian-American, I am always upset and disturbed whenever the negative stereotypes are brought to the fore.  I wanted to share with you a poem that I came across a number of years ago that spotlighted what a true Italian-American really is.  I know this particular blog is not food related but my Italian heritage is extremely important to me and shines in everything I do.  Enjoy!

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