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Flavors of Calabria: Amarelli Licorice

One of Calabria’s unique flavors is liquirizia, which is native around Rossano on the Gulf of Taranto, and Amarelli licorice is the best source for a taste.

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One-Word Theme for 2017: FORWARD

At the beginning of every new year, I choose one word to guide my thoughts and actions over the next twelve months: a one-word theme. This year? FORWARD.

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Moving to Calabria - property for sale

10 Dos & Don’ts of Moving to Calabria

Thinking about moving to Calabria? Before you commit, take a look at these dos and don’ts written with love by someone who’s been there and done that.

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La scirubetta calabrese

La Scirubetta Calabrese: Ancient Snow Cone

La scirubetta calabrese is a time-honored winter tradition in Calabria, and like much of the area’s rustic cuisine, its preparation couldn’t be simpler.

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Badolato Calabria Italy

Best Living in Italy Blog 2016 – Grazie Mille!

Bleeding Espresso has been named the Best Living in Italy Blog by ITALY Magazine…and here is my Sally Field “You really like me!” moment.

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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. 

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Recipes

 

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