Top-notch Wines to Savor this Season

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. This season calls for something savory and luscious, and Joonbug has two prominent solutions for you: Santa Cristina and Tormaresca.  Complement each meal with a glass (or two) of vino, and your palate will certainly not be disappointed!  Start this season off right with two elite leaders in theContinue reading “Top-notch Wines to Savor this Season”

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: Schoolgirl Chic

Click here to view my published article on CollegeFashionista. This Fashionista looks absolutely striking for a crisp afternoon shopping with friends. She personalized her unique schoolgirl style, rocking it confidently on the city sidewalks. The gold accented buttons on her peacoat look great with the long golden chain strap on her purse. A purple Dooney &Continue reading “FASHION FROM ABROAD: Schoolgirl Chic”

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)”

FASHION FROM ABROAD: Work Boots + Oversized Sweater

Click here to view my published article on CollegeFashionista.com. 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”