Can I just say that this has been a freakin’ delicious trip? A food safari in northwest Italy and a bit of southern France, guided by an Italian foodie who spent lots of time in the area. When the Italian foodie happens to be a really good friend from college times, well, that makes the trip extra special.
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As much as I love documenting my meals, this trip write-up is starting to feel never-ending, heh. Third out of four though! So after our travel plan U-turn, we headed back to Sanremo, re-opened the house, unpacked all of our stuff, and a Google search or two later, we found our destinations and made all the necessary reservations for the… Read More
Picking up from where we left off last Saturday, with bellies full from our lovely lunch at La Piola, we drove onwards from Alba towards the Ligurian coast to Sanremo. Yeah, it’s one word, Sanremo. Not San Remo. Because there’s no Catholic saint called Remo to this day.
Long overdue! For a couple of years, Renzo and I had been ping-pong’ing “When are you coming to Berlin?!?!” and “You’re visiting me in Torino, right?!?!” but no solid plans materialised. Until this past Easter break when I received a stern reminder from the HR department about my remaining 38 holiday days left in 2018. I got my ass in… Read More
No, this isn’t what I’m making for Christmas lunch, although the thought did cross my mind. Risotto, like ramen, is a dish I always associate with cold weather. It’s proper autumn when I start to make risotto.
It’s been on my list for ages to take the handsome-and-talented husband to Copenhagen. Despite the initial drama and hiccup of missing our flight, which I wrote up below, we spent Thursday to Sunday in the Danish capital. We cycled around the small-compared-to-Berlin city centre, soaking up art, sunshine, Danish design, architecture and delicious food, and enjoying the very nice… Read More