Tag Archives: gluten-free

Speaking the Language of Food

During my first few weeks in Mestre, I was lucky enough to discover the Women’s Multicultural Center, financed by the Municipality of Venice. The Center offers information, advice and support and organizes cultural events for immigrant women, including Italian and English lessons and — to my delight — cooking classes. I immediately signed up for […]

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Seasonal and Creative Berry Desserts

Last Thursday we taught our first class of the summer, Beyond Pie: Desserts with Small Fruits and Berries to introduce people to new, unconventional ways to use berries in desserts. While pies, crisps, cobblers and crumbles are all delicious ways to use berries, we wanted to encourage our participants to be creative and not to […]

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Spring Cleaning: Additions to Open View Gardens and a New Recipe

Looking out the window right now, I’m hard pressed to declare winter’s demise.  It is snowing … on April 4.  And it’s windy.  Raw. Not nice at all, especially when I want to get outside and start planting some things under the tunnels!  My garden notes from last year tell me that it was HOT […]

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