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Holy Cannoli

Before coming to Italy, I didn’t really know what to expect when it comes food. I have always loved pasta and pizza but knew that traditional Italian food would definitely not be the same as the American Italian cuisine that I was used to. Of course the first thing that…
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Connection

There is an undeniable connection between food and community. We have all experienced it; a good meal that brings people together, the laughter and memories made. Being a student in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, I love to see food bringing people together. However, there was something really…
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Shop Local

While I highly recommend trying to visit as many places as possible I also recommend falling in love with Cortona. After all it was home for a month. While Cortona may be a small town, the town has endless possibilities. There are many local places that I will never forget…
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Hidden Gem

When most people think of Italy, they immediately think of Rome. They picture the Trevi Fountain, Coliseum and probably, The Lizzie McQuire Movie. Although Rome is “cool” and all, authentic Italy is found in the medieval villages scattered throughout the mountains. (You know a town is medieval if it is…
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