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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Simply stated, I love Nebbiolo. It is by far my favorite varietal, not just out of Italy, but the world. It’s one of those finicky grapes; late ripening yet thin skinned and very sensitive to different soils. It’s deceiving to most; often fooling guests as lighter bodied because its skin doesn’t naturally give much color ...read more...