ripe tomatoes and baby food

During the first year of Alberto’s life I found myself skulking around corners in my Roman apartment building to avoid a certain generation of neighbors, dreading the inevitable lecture on the brodo vegetale.  Being a first time mother, and all the more a foreigner, I was clearly crying out for guidance on the arts of child nutrition.  I wanted to scream at them that I was the product of … Continue reading ripe tomatoes and baby food