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How to “Fare la Scarpetta” Like an Italian

Learn about the Italian practice of "scarpetta" with Luna, our language instructor.

9:00 AM EDT on October 4, 2023

Appetito’s language instructor Luna.

Appetito's Italian language instructor Luna returns with another helpful lesson. In this quick video, Luna teaches us the Italian expression of "Fare la Scarpetta" and how to enjoy this delicious and useful practice.

For more Italian lessons with Luna, visit and subscribe to our YouTube page. You can continue your Italian food language studies with our Italian Language Pantry, which features contributions from Luna as well.

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