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”

Studying Abroad: Do’s and Don’ts

Click here to view my published article on 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)”

FASHION FROM ABROAD: Work Boots + Oversized Sweater

Click here to view my published article on This Fashionista flaunts her chic ensemble down the city streets of Firenze. She looks completely stylish, totally working her unique look. An oversized cowl neck sweater dress paired with her black leggings and work boots makes such a fashion statement. Her hunter green jacket from Zara pops againstContinue reading “FASHION FROM ABROAD: Work Boots + Oversized Sweater”

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”

FOODIE GEMS: For Sweet Tooths

Please enjoy the latest copy of Blending, FUA’s monthly newsletter. I will be writing my own section, “Foodie Gems,” featuring the most delicious treats and unique, scrumptious finds in the city. Buona leggere! This month’s column features Foodie Gems: For Sweet Tooths… Click here to view the full October-November 2013 Blending Issue.

FASHION FROM ABROAD: Fabulously Floral in Firenze

Click here to view my article on the CollegeFashionista site. This Fashionista surely knows how to confidently show off her style on the chic cobblestone streets of Florence, Italy.  Looking absolutely fabulous in floral capris, this ensemble is effortlessly trendy, versatile and successfully screams a European fashion statement.  This Fashionista was on her way back fromContinue reading “FASHION FROM ABROAD: Fabulously Floral in Firenze”

Crespelle Alla Fiorentina

For this week in my Italian Cooking class, I learned how to make Crespelle Alla Fiorentina, which means “Crepes Florentine Style.”  We prepared everything from scratch, starting with the bare ingredients and extremely hungry appetites. The crepe filling consisted of delicious sautéed spinach, ricotta, salt, pepper, nutmeg, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, garlic and olive oil.  The plainContinue reading “Crespelle Alla Fiorentina”