Episode 2: Chewing The Fat with Melissa, An Umbrian Story

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Do you want to know what Umbrian cuisine is really about?  Do you think all Nonnas have a passion for cooking?  

You may be surprised by what you learn in this episode.  Listen to Melissa share her experiences with the food, people and culture of Umbria, Italy as she unveils for us Her Umbria.  Melissa Fiorucci is a talented home cook, host with In My Kitchen and is very passionate and knowledgeable about Umbrian cuisine and culture. Whether you've been to Italy or planning a visit, or just dreaming about it.  You are going to love this episode. 

In this episode you will hear many cooking tips that were passed down to Melissa from her Nonna,, you will learn how to make two recipes that are very nostalgic for Melissa, and how to visit Umbria and experience it like a local plus much more!

I can’t wait for you to hear all that Melissa has to share!


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The book that Melissa and I chat about is:  Chewing The Fat, an oral history of Italian Foodways from Fascism to Dolce Vita.  By Karima Moyer-Nocchi 

Episode Transcript

Tag @inmykitchenpaula to share your culinary adventures at home and abroad, especially if you go to Umbria!

In My Kitchen helps women who love to travel to explore new flavours, new dishes, new cultures, so they can have a deeper connection to the people and places they visit. I do this  through my virtual cooking classes with my team of hosts from around the world, my podcast and my presentations to travel clubs, at conferences and to other large groups.

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