A recipe from Piemonte: Brasato al Barolo . . . A Perfect Holiday dish!

I haven't been very active on my blog lately and apologize for that. Many things have kept me occupied, however, I could not let the Holidays go by without thanking all of you for your support through my first year of blogging. I shall also thank two very special bloggers, Meg at Meg Travels and …

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Three Days in Florence . . . Day Two

I hope you enjoyed My Day one of our Three days in Florence and I trust you are ready for day two. Last Spring when I was in Florence I stayed at the Pitti Palace Hotel; My room was not the best, the hotel, however, is located right on Ponte Vecchio and, best of all, it has …

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Torta Caprese for Valentine’s Day

I am back! I can’t believe this is my first blog in February. Time really flies! I have been busy preparing for the classes that I will be teaching at the end of the month, I have been away with my family for a weekend to celebrate my son’s 21st birthday and . . . …

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Struffoli and Mostaccioli My favorite Christmas desserts

Yesterday was December 21, the shortest day of the year. That means brighter days are ahead and Christmas is only 4 days away. Time to start My holiday desserts and to share two of My favorite Christmas recipes . You probably all know about the Panettone from Milano and the Pandoro from Verona, both delicious …

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