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My obsessions-Italy and Cooking

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June 5, 2016
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Walkerware Pottery

After looking at my my last post I realized that you didn’t get to see the beauty of the bowl that I was using. Over the past few years I’ve received as gifts a variety of colorful pottery pieces made by the talented Walker Davis. These bowls were the latest addition to my collection and […]

May 25, 2016
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Eating In San Francisco

It was just a few days, but we managed to squeeze a fair amount of great food. Here are some of the highlights. Since we hadn’t been to San Francisco for some time I thought it best to read up on what restaurants people were taking about. It wasn’t hard to decide that we would […]

April 5, 2016
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What’s For Dessert?

When I’m here in Lucca before the arrival of my group I have my daily routine-out early, walk on the wall and then for a cappuccino and pastry at my local¬†pasticceria (see previous post). Later in the day as I wander the streets I pop into whatever shop looks inviting. You would think I had […]

October 18, 2015
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My Americano Mixup

I’m not someone who goes into a bar and orders a mixed drink. Pour me a tall flute of champagne or a glass of wine and I’m one happy gal. Recently I’ve jumped on the craft beer band wagon. San Diego is at the forefront of this movement and there are plenty of opportunities within […]

January 21, 2015
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Erbazzone

I first fell for this dish when we were on our way up to Piemonte and made a quick stop for lunch in Chiavari on the Ligurian coast. We looked into the windows of various restaurants and felt that they looked a little too fancy for our midday meal. Finally we happened upon Luchin, where […]

November 28, 2014
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Forno Campo Dei Fiori

Located in a corner of the well known Campo dei Fiori, this popular forno should be a “must” on your list any time that you’re in Rome.You can’t be shy if you want a piece of their famed pizza bianca. Unless you are there when they open the doors in the morning, you’ll have to […]