In February of 2020, we drove from Rome through Tuscany and beyond. Little did we know this really was a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Wander, eat, and drink through Tuscany with me!
Modena. It’s the birthplace of the real balsamic vinegar and of opera great Pavarotti, the home of Ferrari and Maserati, and – Chef Massimo Bottura.
What will you find at Opera|02? A bit of everything the region is famous for. And if you only have a short time in the area, this is the place.
Wander the streets of old Orvieto and be enchanted. Of course, it’s even better after a delicious meal with local wines.
In April of 2009 food blogs were still the new big thing and many (including this one) more resembled basic diaries with photos than the stylized food-zines many have become. Wander, Eat, and Tell began when I was a teaching assistant to the man who was often credited with being the father of food blogging,Continue reading “Honoring The Past”
As long as there is Kaua’i, Don Ho’s words will ring true. After nearly ten years, I finally returned to Hawaii’s garden island and spent over a week basking in the sun (and moon) over Hanalei. This was a very low key trip. Traveling with two friends and a five month old guaranteed good companyContinue reading “Heaven by the Sea”
For those of you who, like me, put some things off until the very last minute… or for those looking for a great use for leftover cranberry sauce, here’s a recipe for my favorite fall dessert. Cranberry-Almond Tart Serves 6-8 1 – 9 inch Pie Crust: 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4Continue reading “Cranberry-Almond Tart”
Six exceptional teas, six exceptional cheeses, three passionate experts on the two subjects – the recipe for a fascinating evening. Thank you to In Pursuit of Tea, Saxelby Cheesemongers, and Chef Melanie Franks for sharing your knowledge and skill, and for introducing me to some new favorite flavor pairings. When pairing any foods and beverages, there areContinue reading “Tea and Cheese Tasting, Part II”