S. Cristina Cookbook: Salted Codfish with Chickpea Sauce

Click here to view this delicious recipe on the Santa Cristina site. For over centuries Italian kitchen tables throughout the Tuscan region take on an entire new meaning each and every Friday… the customary “day of the fish.” This cod recipe is a traditional scrumptious and healthy Tuscan dish that is perfect for following theContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Salted Codfish with Chickpea Sauce”

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S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo

Click here to view this tasty recipe on the Santa Cristina site. This traditional Italian Christmas soup will warm up any kitchen this holiday season. Tortellini in brodo has been prepared for generations across Italia and America… and it’s a delicious favorite of celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Mario Batali. In the city of Modena,Continue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo”

FASHION FROM ABROAD: Looking Luscious in Cranberry

Click here to view my published article on CollegeFashionista. While in the midst of the cool season and wardrobes consisting of warm charcoals, heathers and chocolate browns, this Fashionista certainly has an eye for her accent color. She made this dark colored ensemble totally pop with the addition of luscious cranberry. High leg warmers areContinue reading “FASHION FROM ABROAD: Looking Luscious in Cranberry”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Spaghetti Carrettiera

Click here to view this Italian staple recipe on the Santa Cristina site. This classic and extremely delectable pasta dish is a traditional preparation originating in eastern Sicily. It is a staple recipe that would be found in any true Italian household’s cookbook. Simplicity at its finest, Spaghetti Carrettiera is a quick dish that canContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Spaghetti Carrettiera”

Studying Abroad: Do’s and Don’ts

Click here to view my published article on HerCampus.com. One of the best decisions I have made in my entire life was to study abroad in college.  If there is any possibility for you to do it, I promise you that it will be the most enriching, awesome opportunity you will possibly experience during yourContinue reading “Studying Abroad: Do’s and Don’ts”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Ossobuco (veal shank)

Click here to view this mouthwatering recipe on the Santa Cristina site. The delicious Ossobuco (veal shank) is a trademark dish in every traditional Italian kitchen and restaurant. Though the recipe itself varies throughout Italy, this particular delectable preparation is more associated with Northern Italian roots – Ossobuco alla Milanese (a quintessential recipe of MilaneseContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Ossobuco (veal shank)”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Mezze Maniche with Duck Sauce

Click here to view the full delectable recipe on the Santa Cristina site. If you’re in the mood for a delicious, bountiful pasta dish to serve on a crisp autumn evening, mezze maniche with duck sauce is a prime preparation. The thick mezze maniche pasta itself is similar to rigatoni (in its short and wideContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Mezze Maniche with Duck Sauce”

FASHION FROM ABROAD: Luscious Leather

Click here to view my published article on CollegeFashionista.com. Living in Firenze for almost three months to date, I have become accustomed to the splendid Italian traditions that this antique city beholds. Italians always dress very stylish, and there is one extremely popular product/material to have down pat and in your closet. On the stylishContinue reading “FASHION FROM ABROAD: Luscious Leather”