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September 9, 2010

Riflessione sul Cibo

aka: “Thinking about Food.”

Travelling through Italy has left me with a number of thoughts, many of them about food.  While others may come here to soak up the culture in the form of art or religious monuments, I have my own agenda.  Of course I visit the obligatory attractions, but not with the vigor of other tourists.  I breeze through the churches and frescoes in favor of museums about science and ecology.  Yet, even while these places satisfy my curiosities and broaden my understanding of the Italian language, they aren’t the reason why I chose to come here either.  My moments of enlightenment come not from paintings, statues, or cathedrals… they are born from my plate.

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