Eating in Italy

Navigating the Italian gastronomical universe is not an easy task. In the galaxy of choices that are presented on an average menu, in an average restaurant one can easily get confused and lost and ultimately regret not ordering just the right meal.  The easiest way to deal with this issue is to follow my simple advice of having, one starter, two main courses followed by a dessert and an espresso.  You can also order a Caprese in between the courses, which I thought was a salad and apparently it is not, and I was told as much.  Oh, the shame of it!  Two main courses is my thing now, I am working towards a full GOLD  Fat Fighters Membership!  We still go out and fatten the ducks and the swans swimming in the lake but that is just an excuse to take the long way to the car so we can stop for another helping of gelato.  I am secretly hoping that my stomach is going to go supernova and implode on itself, however, judging the the shape of it, it seems like it will explode instead.

Speaking of Italian food.  We have been here for 7 days now and so far I have not been able to find a single trace of Caesar Salad, meat balls or  fat bread sticks that we all associate with Italian food.






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