Elizabeth’s Newsletter from Italy

Elizabeth Minchilli
Food, drink, fun links & travel (not necessarily in that order)
Created 28 Dec 2020
  • October 2021 News from Elizabeth
    03 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 7 0
    Hello from the road! After 2 years of writing this newsletter from the comfort of my own office, I’m now writing it while sitting in bed in my hotel room as the sun rises over the port of Monopoli in ...
  • Eat Italy App: Free PDF Download
    28 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 10 4
    In 2011 I launched my app, EAT ROME. At the time, it was the first English language guide in app form to eating in Italy. I since went on to expand the series to include Florence, Venice and other reg...
  • The Italian Table Podcast: How to Eat Bread
    21 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 3
    Today we’re talking about eating bread in Italy. As you may suspect, anything that has to do with food in Italy has a lot of rules. Bread is no exception. One rule is never to throw away old bread. An...
  • Recent Blog Posts from Elizabeth
    18 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 The best new edition to my local farmer’s market was the opening of a mushroom stand. Mushrooms are just not that big a part of Roman cooking, so it’s o...
  • Weeknight Meal Plan: September 2021
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 17 6
    I know I promised big Sunday Lunch menu plans once a month but here’s the thing: I’m just not cooking that way lately. Like everyone else I am completely burnt out by cooking over the past year and a ...
  • September 2021 News from Elizabeth
    03 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 31 17
    Lately, unsurprisingly, people have been turning to me for travel advice. In the last month I’ve spoken to everyone from popular travel magazines to the Washington Post and New York Times. It’s becaus...
  • Sunday Lunch August 2021: Ferragosto
    24 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 4
    You would think that in the middle of the hottest month of the year in the middle of the hottest region in Italy that the typical lunch to celebrate the biggest holiday of the year would tend towards ...
  • The Italian Table Podcast: Capers
    18 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 7
    Today we’re talking about capers. They are one of my favorite ingredients, and one that I feel doesn’t get enough love. I use them all year round, in everything from salads to stews. And you know that...
  • Recent Blog Posts from Elizabeth
    15 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    PLUM CAKE AUGUST 8, 2021 Last year I had all the time in the world not only to bake and cook, but also to make videos about it. Which, I can tell you, takes a LOT of time to organize. But since we had...
  • August 2021 News from Elizabeth
    03 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 23 6
    Yay!! It’s August!! And this year, unlike last year, it’s an August like the good old days. Or at least as near enough as the new normal allows. For the last 3 decades my years have always been punctu...
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