Archive | April, 2012

Comte Fondue

Having lived in the French Alps for over 2.5 years of my life, I am not unfamiliar with cheesy meals that are typical for Savoyard cuisine. There are many different varieties that are popular to eat after a day of skiing or on a cold day. A few good options are Cheese Fondue, Raclette, or […]

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Gaeta Olives

Gaeta Olives (Kalamata Olives) are everywhere in Gaeta. The mountains are covered with olive trees and families use the olives to make cured olives or use it to make homemade olive oil. Both are extremely delicious. My friend remembers his grandmother taking the olives to the sea and soaking them in the water for several […]

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Easter in Italy

Living in Europe has many benefits. It means that you can hop on an hour long flight to spend Easter with an Italian friend’s family for less than 100 Euros! This year, Easter was spent in Gaeta, a small coastal town between Rome and Naples. I normally don’t celebrate but was excited about the chance […]

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