An American in Italy

IMG_1188 Well, 30 days past pretty quickly and now it’s time for the second step of the limoncello making process.

IMG_0853 I remember the first time I drank Limoncello.

IMG_1204 Today, we are leaving for Salerno. I am reposting this blog from our honeymoon a little over two years ago. Salerno is...

My friend Francesca, cook extraordinario, made this dish for dinner one night.

Mixed Steamed Seafood Warning! Food porn included in this post!

I love to cook, but I don’t like to bake. There are two reasons for this.

Hello Dear Readers, Well, I finally did it. A bucket list item that was on my list since I learned to read many years...

IMG_2060 It’s always fun to take the number 7 bus from San Marco out of Florence and up the hillside to Fiesole.

How many things can you do with tomatoes? I want to eat them for every meal, so look for different...

IMG_1836 The food in Belgium is right up my alley!

IMG_2008 It’s amazing how you can discover so much about a place in such a short time!

Enjoying the incoming crops of Spring veggies is another great perk of the changing seasons...

The Spring vegetables are coming in, and boy are they delicious! I don’t want to spend a lot of time...

This is a delicious and extremely easy recipe! Just my style.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is one of the oldest wines in Italy.

Ostuni is located in the Puglia region of Italy in the Province of Brindisi.

Castello di Verrazzano is one of the most famous in the Chianti region.

Located on Piazza della Republicca, to the left if you are facing the great arch, is Giubbe Rosse.

These are cheap and delicious.

With the warm weather, my thoughts turn to the wonderful ingredients of Spring, like fresh basil and...

Ok. I am ready to commit to my favorite place for gelato. It’s La Carraia!

This is my latest restaurant find!

As bad as I hate to include this on my blog, I will because amazingly enough,...

When I lived in the States, I was a Starbucks fan….I guess that was before I got used to having really...

The aperitivo, Italy’s wonderful happy hour-like, drink with buffet, doesn’t get much better than at Kitsch.