During the Spring 2012 I taught one of many interdisciplinary undergraduate seminars in the Experimental Study Group at MIT. Each class is based on the preparation of a simple delicious dish and on the bite-sized acquisition of parts of the Italian language and culture.
Videography by Graham Gordon Ramsay.

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Buon divertimento!

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Addio Lucio Dalla

Lucio Dalla, a very famous Italian singer/songwriter (cantautore) died today.
This is one of his songs, maybe my favorite-- Piazza Grande (Big Square, it is the name of a square). The lyrics are simple (http://singring.virgilio.it/testi/lucio-dalla/testo-piazza-grande.html): I am sure that with your Italian and the help of Google translator you will understand most of it.