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Arancini, Italian Rice Balls

Arancini simply means “little oranges”, because that’s what they resemble after they are finished frying. They are so utterly delicious and irresistible. Through out Italy they are sold as a street food. In the Lazio region, where I was born, they were known as  “Suppli al Telefono”, named for the melting, […]



My mother was a kind and gentle soul. On Sunday afternoons she would happily look forward to the arrival of her daughters and grand-kids, greeting everyone at the door and after the initial “buon giorno” she would turn to her grand-kids and proclaim “mi sembra dimagrito”, you look like you’ve […]