September, 2012 Issue
Italian Supermarket Fare that Wont Weigh You Down
If an Italian tourist took a stroll through an American supermarket, they might have a hard time recognizing many of the Italian classics so readily available. Here in America, the thought of Italian food brings to mind mounds of pasta or bread, dripping with tomato and cream sauces and gobs of melted cheese. However, in the old country youre more likely to find platters overflowing with freshly caught fish and local produce, with just a bit of pasta on the side. As with many of the worlds cuisines, the Americanized versions are often on the heavy side, calorie- and fat-laden.
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