“A tavola non si invecchia”

“A tavola non si invecchia”

If you missed the Cultural Lunch in March, you missed some great traditional Italian food! Prepared by professional chef, Jacopo Terzaroli, the delicious meal was followed by a presentation by his wife, Carla Contemori. I met with Jacopo to talk about his life and his...

Italian Cultural Lunch: Coccio Meat Sauce

This recipe makes 12 main course servings. Ingredients: ·         garlic: 8 cloves, minced ·         parsley: 1 small bunch, minced ·         onions: 3 medium, minced ·         carrots: 3 medium, minced ·         celery sticks: 4 medium, minced ·         beef...
Chemo Tsitsinatela

Chemo Tsitsinatela

One of our newer volunteers, Salome, sang a song from Georgia, her home country, at the International Children’s Festival on April 6. For those who missed it, here’s a recording. Of course, the recording isn’t as nice as her original performance. She...
What’s in a Name…?

What’s in a Name…?

Guest contributor: Omasalewa Akintilo from Nigeria Salewa setting up the Nigeria table on April 6 Photo credit: Anupama HR If you went to the International Children’s Festival last Sunday (April 6), you would have seen two activities at the Nigeria table: beaded...
A Stranger Is a Friend You Haven’t Met Yet

A Stranger Is a Friend You Haven’t Met Yet

I met with Joan Zimmer, one of our core volunteers, and Zeinab Hakimi, one of the many international women in Joan’s Tuesday Morning Book Group [on a rather chilly morning last week] to talk about their involvement in GC’s Conversation Partners Program....