Welcome to Scarpetta, a blog that shares my thoughts on the Italian world and the happenings of Assaggio.
Scarpetta is an Italian expression that means for the plate to come back to the chef completely clean.
I want you to fill up not only on my food but everything I have to offer so that you too will be yelling "Scarpetta!"
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While we all love Mauro and the warmth he brings to Assaggio; the hugs, the smiles and the stories, there are so many other events and appearances where he truly gets to shine. Earlier this month Mauro had the opportunity to participate on The New Day Show with Margaret Larson and he had the crowd ...read more...
It is so good to be home after almost three weeks abroad! I had an amazing time with my daughter, Francesca, visiting family and friends all over Italy. The sights, the sounds, and of course, the smells were all intoxicating though nothing can compare to my home, Assaggio. I had the privilege of testing out ...read more...
One highlight of my last trip to Italy with Kristen was tasting our way through Piemonte. We met with spirited boutique winemakers, dined with their wonderful families, and came back with a beautiful assortment of rare and coveted wines for everyone at Assaggio to enjoy! Understand that in this region, which is in Italy’s Northwest ...read more...