Italian Signs and Typography

Italian Signs and Typography

I’m a typeface geek. I worked in graphic design for ten years before switching careers to film and eventually modeling my profession to suit my inclination towards food and writing. Despite my newly acquired occupational interests, the love for typography in me...
Italian Superstitions at the Table

Italian Superstitions at the Table

Italians are victims of superstition. Not all of course, but a vast majority. We grow up with unspoken rules to ward off bad luck and just as casually perform rituals to draw good fortune. These ‘habits’ are very hard to lose, despite rationality and...
The Anna Chronicles: Cooking Lesson #1

The Anna Chronicles: Cooking Lesson #1

Well aware of my novice cooking capabilities, my host mom Anna began my very first cooking lesson with the absolute basics: chopping veggies. She told me that chopping is indispensable when it comes to cooking. I still think she wanted to keep me as far away from the...