I love the Italian custom of adding the word “bello” to describe a mundane action, object or food – thus, elevating “il quotidiano” – the everyday – to something special. “Prendiamo un bel caffe” – Let’s have a nice coffee. “Facciamo una bella passeggiata” – Let’s take a nice walk. “Mangiamo un bel piatto di […]
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Michelle DiBenedetto-Capobianco is a corporate lawyer-turned-private chef in New York. Restless in her legal career, Michelle began to spend each summer at her family home overlooking the Majella (pronounced “mah-yel-lah”) mountain in the central Italian region of Abruzzo where she studied real Italian cooking with talented home cooks and culinary professionals. Michelle now organizes creative small group tours of Abruzzo for visitors from around the globe.
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