Author Archive

grapes ready for picking, almost

La Vendemmia in Calabria

Mid-September means it’s vendemmia and wine-making time, which is delicious in Calabria on more than one front.

Read on...

Nicholas Green Park in Bodega Bay, CA

The Inspiring Legacy of Nicholas Green

When the parents of seven-year-old Nicholas Green donated his organs, they made an enormous impact on the rate of organ donation in Italy.

Read on...

Resilience with Diana Strinati Baur

Guest Post: Resilience and the Well-Lived Life

Diana Strinati Baur has learned the ins and outs of resilience and change the hard way so you don’t have to — she’ll teach you in her new course, Resilience: Mastering the Art of Moving On.

Read on...

The Italians by John Hooper

The Italians by John Hooper

The Italians is a well-written, honest depiction of a country so many love and so few–including Italians themselves–truly understand.

Read on...

Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice by JoAnn Locktov

Dream of Venice beautifully represents the soul of the city from its mysterious alleyways and winding canals to its humanity and vitality.

Read on...

Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time.

Bleeding Espresso Mission Statement
Bleeding Espresso Book Reviews

Subscribe to Bleeding Espresso by email:


Badolato Rentals

Badolato rentals

Badolato Properties For Sale

Properties for Sale, Badolato, Calabria, Italy

Photo Guide to Badolato On Sale!

Photographic Guide for Badolato, Calabria

Applying to Law School?

The Art of the Law School Personal Statement by Michelle Fabio, Esq.



Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake