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  • BAKING cookies

    Almond Florentines

    These golden hued disks of sliced almonds are crisp, shiny and supremely addictive. What’s a Florentine you ask? It’s an Italian cookie that gets its name from where it originated, Florence, and is generally…

    May 25, 2011

    Italy: Pretty Windows

    Food aside, what charmed me the most in Italy were the windows. Pretty windows. Colourfuls windows. Happy windows. Every window, has a personality of its own: colours ranging from pastels to solid, wispy drapes…

    February 14, 2011

    Provolone Valpadana

    I’m going to tell you about one of the most enjoyable things I did during my recent trip to Italy – Watching the production of Provolone Valpadana cheese at the Auricchio factory in Cremona. Cremona is…

    February 8, 2011