Imagine a group of beautiful ladies from the States – headed by my dear friend Suzanne Stavinoha Waltz – sharing a stunning typical Tuscan villa “under the Tuscan sun” , on a green hilltop , in the countryside of Chianti area : amazing view, great landscape , vines & olives groves around it , aromatic … More Cooking class & sweet memories in a Chianti Tuscan villa
One of my best tour ever is made in Liguria with American & Australian clients! First thing we learned to make was ….PESTO!!! and I still can feel the pressed basil’s scent in the air…amazing experience indeed you can forget faces,people,places but not smells! Everybody was so excited to start a new … More Cooking class in Liguria : how to make Pesto alla genovese
By ristorante La Ruota near Moneglia http://www.laruotamoneglia.it we had a great food experience: starting with a glass of Prosecco everything comes sooo easy for everybody !even the most difficult receipe!👏👏👏 Edoardo , the owner – chef , was so nice & funny to explain his receipes & so we had a lot of fun , … More Cooking class with porcini mushrooms & ..a glass of Prosecco in your hand!
Not only ️great tasty food but also a stunning view over Moneglia’s bay…and a real EXPERIENCE of good Italian food! Not Just a huge choice of wines from all over Italy but also a friendly staff with Edoardo in The kitchen & Letizia , his wife, following ️our dinner step by step … La … More An authentic food experience in an Italian Restaurant with a view
Interesting Typical Italian experience trying to learn ️how to cook Italian way & then eat it👍👍😉😉 Hands at work together with eyes & nose to smell every scent & catching each secret … For Italians eating is an important thing a Special moment We love to share with others ….not Just ONLY food but meeting … More Cooking class in Italy with me
️Many clients asked me about 5 Terre : Ligurian costal small villages overlooking The clean sea . Here are ️some picts I took during ️my tours , ️Hope you like them !
Such a Wonderful weather we had ! end October as spring time in Liguria a visit to the pittoresque Harbour Of Portofino & then….a boat to fly over the Sea direction ……Rapallo ! To visit the best delicatessen drug store in town http://www.parlacomemangi.com where even Catherine Zeta Jones & Micheal Douglas stopped too😉😉👍👍 A Special … More Portofino & Rapallo by boat !
Here we are : Cooking & tasting Special dishes Of this magical region Of Italy, Liguria! Chef Brenda Fawdon from Brisbane ~ founder with Sonja Drexler Of http://www.mondo-organics.com.au the first fully-licensed organic Restaurant in Australia . Let’s See How much fun we had together in a culinary week Such as the last one .. A … More Cooking class in Liguria
What a great , beautiful surprise receiving This photo book from Lori Leinbach ( founder,director & chef by CulinaryUnderground in Southborough – Ma – Usa ) and her husband Chuck Linton ! A very nice book in which we can remember & show to our friends and relatives some Of our best sweet moments spent … More Photo book from Culinaryunderground in Italy ~ Liguria~2013
As I told you in My previous posts last October I was The tour leader of two American cooking classes : can you imagine how many special different kind of food I have tasted? No, I don’t think you could until you could see them in here😉 Just some Photos of what I had enjoyed … More Cooking class : tasty & lovely presentations !
I met Mr Giovanni Lucchetti and his daughter in front Of their wonderful shop & they told me about their family tradition, 5 generations have been running this family business . I am in love with old shops with a past and this has a lot to tell us indeed ❤️ The door is an … More LUCCHETTI JEWLERY : SINCE 1873 IN CHIAVARI
Loved Chiavari from The first time I visited dome years ago : elegant and small as a chic sitting room in a Victorian house. Beautiful old buildings, original Windows for New shops , Good restaurants or small bistrots Where Having ‘farinata’ = cheakpeas kind Of thin focaccia. People are relaxed & make you feel The … More Chiavari : a real gem in Liguria
I spent two weeks in Liguria last October as tour leader for two American cooking classes. Cannot imagine How many receipes we Did and How much we enjoyed sharing all This ! Some picts maybe will help to understand How many kilos more I have now under My skin…
Have you visited Portofino in low season ? I was there end Of October & I can tell you That it is really The right season to see it . Less crowded , more intimate corners Where to stop and admire The natural amazing landscape. Enjoy, it is part Of The world and it is … More Stunning views over Portofino in autumn
http://www.abbadiasangiorgio.com If you are looking for a relaxing and luxury place where to stay just some steps away from the seaside and in the city center of Moneglia , this is the best you can find. A warm welcome by the family who runs it will help you with many different suggestions about how to … More Abbadia San Giorgio ~ Moneglia ~ Charmy hotel Where to stay in Liguria
I visited Liguria with my American clients last year and I really fall in love with it since The first time I saw Monterosso and its landscape from the hills . Here is so different from my Tuscany! The nature is wilder and predominant over all. Houses and Churches looks like to be painted on … More Le 5 terre ~ Liguria a gorgeus place