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Eat More Fish!

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We all remember through childhood when our parents or grandparents encouraged us to eat our fish. In my case, my Greek grandmother, Yiayia, was the one who cooked this native fish called Plaki, white fish in the oven with vegetables and tomato sauce. The fish smell in her Jersey City home still stays with me. […]

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Radicchio season

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Welcome March. Welcome Italian Treasure Radicchio! March is radicchio season in Treviso, Italy so it’s a good time to eat this red leafy wonder. Sometimes called Italian Chicory, this unique bright red colored leaf vegetable is often one of the tri in tri colore salads in the US. But in Treviso Italy, it is used […]

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Ode to Calamari

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Ode to Calamari This popular dish can be found in restaurants from pizzerias to fine Italian or Asian dining. Usually you find Calamari as the breaded & Fried appetizer version served with Marinara sauce or a sweet Thai chili sauce , endless options on the condiments.   Calamari is the Italian word meaning squid. This […]