March 2009 – Gastronomy University, Olive Harvest, Turin

cover-march2009 A Year of Gastronomy: One Woman’s Reawakening in Italy
What does a 50-something romance writer who recently went through a divorce do to jazz up her life? Why run off to Italy of course to take part in a unique culinary learning experience.

An Olive Harvest Feeds the Body and Soul
The traditional Italian harvest method, called brucatura, pulling one olive at a time off the full branches, had brings our writer to a euphoric state. She tells you how you can join in a Tuscan olive harvest this November.

What’s New In and Around Turin
There have been a number of new openings and restorations in Torino since the 2006 Winter Olympics. Most notable: the world’s largest food and wine store, Eataly.

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