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Luca Mignogna: The ultimate mozzarella artisan

Luca Mignogna of Wolf Meadow Farms

Every day — even before the actual ‘day’ technically starts — Luca Mignogna drives about five miles on gorgeous country roads in Northeastern Massachusetts, winding around a charming pond nestled in thick woods, to what he considers a magical source. “You see, yesterday ‘this’ was not even on this earth, it was somewhere in the universe,” he says as he connects a pump from the container in his trunk to a larger tank in a barn by which he parks, “and tonight it will be on somebody’s table.” Obviously, the native of Campobasso – an actor’s face on a somehow ...

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Mozzarella in Carrozza: A Story about Nonno Jim

Mozzarella in carrozza

My Nonno Jim is one of the coolest people I know. Here’s why: When he was only 14 years old he immigrated to the U.S from Calabria, Italy. On April 12, 1936 he boarded a boat (called Il Conte di Savoia) departing from Naples, Italy, bound for New York City. The plan was that his father, who was already living in the U.S, would meet him at Ellis Island and bring him to Providence, Rhode Island, where he had his own store that sold Italian products like tomatoes and cheese. My nonno had been working for his uncle, who was ...

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Podcast Episode 3: Dairy farms in Boston – Le fattorie e i caseifici


This month’s podcast dives into the rich cheese culture of Massachusetts. After exploring some famous (and some less known) local cheeses and farms, we talk with Chef Federico Zampieri to get an idea of what goes into making mozzarella. We also took pictures to guide you through the process in case you’re interested! Click on the link below to listen to the podcast. A transcript of the episode is available after the mozzarella-making pictures. Buon appetito! Podcast #3: Formaggi del Massachusetts e mozzarella fatta in casa   FOTO E ISTRUZIONI CON MAGGIORI DETTAGLI TRANSCRIPT DELLA PUNTATA Salve a tutti da ...

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A Mozzarella Tasting in A Common Day


An evening among friends quickly turns into a mozzarella-tasting contest. Find out the winners and the best mozzarella!

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