Gelato in Brooklyn

    Gelato L’albero dei gelati in Park Slope, Brooklyn which hails from Lombardy, Italy works with organic farmers from Pennsylvania to ensure freshness and quality in each ingredient that goes into their on-site gelateria. Their flavors are seasonal but for example, one can always find stracciatella (vanilla with chocolate chunks) and gianduia (dark chocolate with hazelnut-infused milk) which is a traditional gelato from Piedmont. They also offer … Continue reading Gelato in Brooklyn

A Memoir of Slovenia and Croatia

Six summers ago I found myself visiting with my dear friends Cordelia and Zlatan and along the way, I found a long-lost cousin from Poland. The place of the encounter would be Piran, Slovenia. It was my first summer in Italy and so I took a seven-hour train ride from Turin to Trieste and from there a bus to Slovenia. When I arrived in Piran my … Continue reading A Memoir of Slovenia and Croatia