After washing all the tomatoes, then boiling them, we pass them through this machine to make sauce. This is what they put on pasta in Italy, simply real tomatoes with a little salt. You may also add some garlic, olive oil, and basil, if you so desire...
Esplòdo...because I am always too full August 11th 2009 Today is Sunday, so I'm not supposed to work, but I've been such a lazy bum for the past week or so that I insisted on some hard manual labor this morning. I weeded around raspberry bushes for 3 hours, in the shade, and while I was working near the pear tree it said, "Sara, you've been working hard and you seem hungry." I was hungry. Then a perfectly ripe fruit fell at my feet and I ate it. Okay, ... read more
Europe » Italy » Emilia-Romagna » Reggio Emilia Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
Well, I still don't have a real job and I haven't decided what I want to study in grad school yet, so I'm heading back to Europe to be happy again.
I will be mostly WWOOFing (world wide opportunities on organic farms) in Italy, while improving my language skills and making some academic contacts for a possible Fulbright scholarship. I'll probably do some more traveling to other countries, too. But, I might have to come back early for a job.
It's a one way ticket and largely unplanned, so I'll just wait and see where I end up... ... full info