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Flourish &Nourish in Pantelleria

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Peter Lambert, Culinary Institue of America '86, worked for 25 years as a private chef with Manhattan's elite. He, his wife, Amy Burke, D.C., a successful family chiropractor in Manhattan, and urbane 4 year old daughter moved to a miniscule island in the heart of the Mediterranean to reconnect with their shared passion for food, clean living, and the land. Enjoy as they share the beauty and quirks of idyllic life observations, experiences and adventures.
 tags: culinary traditions, expat living in Southern Italy, gourmet food, observations of a foreigner, travel

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Santa's gift and GRATITUDE  Posted on 12/21/2014
On a bright sunny December day, a sweet little girl living in Pantelleria did say, to her self barely aloud, while in her secret fort all covered by purple, orange, and white woven bougainvillea boughs. Dearest Santa, I would feel remiss...
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Dumbphones  Posted on 07/20/2014
Perhaps an important element of paradise is the difficulty of actually getting there. It keeps the riff-raff out, and by "riff-raff," I mean people who don't come to a place to really appreciate it, but, rather, to be...
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Perdere la Tramontana*  Posted on 06/29/2014
"After the fire,The fire still burns,The heart grows older but never ever learns.Memories smolder,The soul still yearns,After the fire, the fire still burns." Pete Townshend The other day the island of Pantelleria was...
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Irreverents  Posted on 04/17/2014
My parents didn't attend church. They didn't belong to one, and I never heard either express that it was something that they missed or wanted. When I was four, though, I was baptized. Someone (read a distant cousin with no...
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Perfect Pitchfork  Posted on 04/13/2014
April's dawn here in Pantelleria is like walking around under the light of a full moon. Silence for what seems an elongated moment, then it starts. One singular peep pierces the egg of quiet and within a half hour, the beeps, twitters...
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Raw Interpretations  Posted on 07/21/2013
Desire stems from Dreams and FantasiesDream: "to take fish from the water and eat them RAW " isinterpreted in Arabic dream text as: "soon profits, or an appointment to a high ranking position will come to be.”Dream:...
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Curds & Whey: Culinary Crawl Part l  Posted on 02/16/2013
Meet Mascarpone, one of six new sheep herders Lily had a 3 day break from school to honor Carnevale festivities. Amy and I had to go handle some business in Trapani. The business was far from a dreadful task as we devoted our days to...
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Pino Mangiaforte  Posted on 01/24/2013
Thank you Pino, Pantescan farming traditons at workIt is a blustery Friday in mid January. Driving the impossibly curvy roads at the pace required by their complexity allows the afternoon air to sporadically present the scent of brewing...
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Addio Rosario  Posted on 01/22/2013
Domenica mattina ci siamo svegliati e ci siamo preparati per affrontare, insieme a centinaia di altri isolani, qualcosa che non avremmo mai voluto fare.Lo abbiamo fatto tutti, sebbene nessuno avrebbe voluto.Ci siamo recati presso la Chiesa...
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