52 Things to See & Do in Calabria by Michelle Fabio

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This Calabria travel guide is the first in a series of upcoming releases by fellow Italy residents: Locals Know Italy Travel Guides.

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Piazza Castello, Badolato, Calabria, Italy

5 Things No One Told You About Moving to Rural Italy

Moving to Italy presents challenges no matter where you end up, but rural Italy is its own beast. Here are some things I wish I would have known.

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Antonio the fruttivendolo, Badolato, Calabria, Italy

My Local Fruttivendolo — Fruit & Vegetable Guy

A good fruttivendolo is hard to find, so we are more than happy to call Antonio with his green Ape our very own.

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Citrus Olive Oil and Polenta Muffins

In Loving Memory of Gina DePalma: Citrus Olive Oil & Polenta Cake

Honoring the memory of friend and pastry chef extraordinaire Gina DePalma by baking her citrus olive oil and polenta cake.

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Life is good.

One-Word Theme for 2016: GOOD

My one-word theme for 2016 was inspired by my daughter in more ways than one . . . FIND the good. SEE the good. BE the good.

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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