All Pieces for Nancy Greenleese

Caption: Some customers want a sprinking of a local cheese called caciocavallo on top of their spleen sandwhich at a stand in Palermo.  , Credit: Nancy Greenleese
In Sicily’s capitol, Palermo, fast food is available on nearly every corner with nary a golden arch in sight. People fill their bellies with chick...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Antoinette Mazzaglia of Taste Florence in the Sant’Ambrogio market  describes various salami that her tour group will sample.  , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Italy, particularly Florence, is a popular vacation destination. They come with an appetite, eager to sample Italy’s renowned cuisine, yet they’re...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Salvatore Angelica and Susanna Bianco of Gigi Bianco winery explain their various Slow Wines at a Rome tasting, Credit: Nancy Greenleese
The Slow Food movement has changed how we eat in the last quarter century. The Italian organization encourages us to dine on flavorful and health...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: Marco Viola, the CEO of the Viola olive mill and farm, tastes the oil which was named the world’s best by Flos Olei olive oil guide. , Credit: Viola
The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil are widely touted. The condiment offers so-called good fats and antioxidants. Yet how do you differ...

Bought by KLCC

  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pina Maisano Grassi is a fabrics store owner and dedicated activist in the fight against the Mafia.  Her husband was murdered in 1991 for refusing to pay the Mafia’s extortion tax., Credit: Nancy Greenleese
An 84-year-old grandmother and business owner is taking on the mob in Sicily. Organized criminals demand that business owners pay protection money...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2013
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: The Hartigan family’s journal is full of stamps and memories of their letterboxing outings in Virginia, Ireland, the Pacific Northwest and other destinations. , Credit: Nancy Greenleese
There is a breed of modern day treasure hunters who need the Internet, a knack for orienting and solving puzzles, and a sense of adventure. They w...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Mar 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gelato served from a Carpigiani-made gelato truck at the Bologna fair in 1958, Credit: Gelato Museum
I scream, you scream, we all scream for...gelato. The first museum dedicated to gelato has opened in Italy.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KLCC

  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paola Gueli is one of a dwindling number of tailors in Italy, a country renowned for its tailoring tradition. , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Skilled tailoring is a dying art. Many of the best tailors hail from Italy where the tradition is unraveling due to a lack of training opportuniti...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC Northeast Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Italian Negar Azhar Azari makes a ring by hand in the centuries-old Florentine tradition.  , Credit: Maurizio Rufino
Italian artisans craft exquisite objects with their hands, particularly in Florence. Yet aging artisans crippled by Italy’s bureaucracy aren’t abl...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Baker Salvatore Raccuglia rolls the bread as bakers have done for centuries in Sicily.   , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Italian breads and pastries are favorites among foodies. But Italian artisan bakeries are shutting down. Changing eating habits, the crisis and t...

Bought by KUOW, KLCC, and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 06:09
  • Purchases: 3