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La Bella Italia!

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I have only been to Italy once, on business. Guess what, an Italian office looks just like an American one. I have always wanted to go back, but just haven’t had the chance. 

Fine Cooking‘s own Melissa Pellegrino and her husband Matt Scialabba are working on the sequel to their first book, The Italian Farmer’s Table, and traveling to all sorts of exciting places in southern Italy. Through their blog, The American Farmer’s Table, I get to live vicariously through them and even cook the recipes they cook!

This post about a yummy almond dessert, plus a great picture of someone’s old aunt making it caught my eye and made me wish I were there.

For more from Melissa and Matt, watch the Fine Cooking Culinary School video series where the lucky couple make nine unique pastas they learned to make while reasearching their first book.


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    melissapellegrino | 11/10/2010

    Hey Jules,
    Glad you like our blog and the almond croccante! I was so excited to see this today. Hope all is well.

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