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Nonna, 87, Wins Pesto Glory in Genoa

  Alfonsina Trucco, the forever smiling, laughing and all time relaxed 87 year old nonna walked away with the winner’s 22 carat gold embossed pestle after her sterling performance in the 5th World Pesto Championships. This event is about culture … Continue reading

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Judgement Day at Genoa’s Palazzo Ducale

Throughout my life I’ve experienced some lucky breaks.  You could say I am blessed – and just back from Mass in a tiny church on the seafront in Genoa, I feel that way too. I have been invited to be a … Continue reading

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