MOFAD City: A platform for immigrant food culture in the time of Trump
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MOFAD City: A platform for immigrant food culture in the time of Trump

The reality is that immigrants with taco trucks – and dumpling carts, injera bakeries, kebab stands, and pizzerias – are essential to the way we eat today. The landscape of American food is constantly changing with the population – and has been since the founding of our country.

An American in Pollenzo: My new blog and ambassadorship for UNISG
An American in Pollenzo

An American in Pollenzo: My new blog and ambassadorship for UNISG

And so it begins… A few months ago, I was contacted by my good friend Michele Antonio Fino, the director of two masters programs at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo (Piedmont): Wine Culture and Food Culture and Communications. Michele had already recruited me as an instructor in the Wine Culture program. And I … …read more

Tuteliamo chi lavora per il Made in Italy
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Tuteliamo chi lavora per il Made in Italy

Da due anni, nella civilissima Saluzzo, nel cuore della provincia di Cuneo, la raccolta della frutta vede convergere centinaia di lavoratori africani che vengono accampati alla bell’e meglio in aree marginali della città. […] Vedere questi giovani dormire per terra su cartoni, senza riparo, costretti a cucinare all’aperto, senza luce e servizi igienici, senza assistenza medica (se si escludono alcuni medici volontari) è uno spettacolo indegno per un Paese civile.