http://www.bookclubintuscany.com/ How you can resist to all this? Everythinng you can wish is included here : book,📖travel, food 🍝🍕, wine, 🍷 great company 👭👭 day trips 🚗🚗 , shopping 👠👒💄👢 tastings , a lovely villa 🏡🏡where to stay , cooking class 🍳🍅 , historical palaces, city tours , Tuscan landscapes …whatelse??? My good friend Suzanne … More Do you like read & travel?this is just 4 you : an amazing tour in Tuscany !
My interesting walking tour in Genova stopped not only by a bakery to taste focaccia genovese but also here : by a fresh handmade pasta maker : PASTA FRESCA FABIO & ALESSIA run by two brothers that run this family business in the historical center (have a look to the ceilings :old afrescoes overlooking the … More Fresh pasta made in Genoa ~ Ligurian style !
Last Friday I had the pleasure to visit Genoa with a special guided tour planned by Confartigianato Liguria association, CNA Liguria , IN LIGURIA regional agency touristic promotion & with the best Genoa’s licensed guide, Cristina Gelvi , in occasion of the Genoa Pesto World Championship 2016 . So nice to meet this new folk … More Sapori di Genova : a crunchy , soft focaccia Ligurian style
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
Have you ever seen them before?Me neither since some years ago! They are a traditional dish from the northern part of Tuscany on the Ligurian border and of Liguria . Big round shaped made of white flour and water, cooked on the fire as necci (special sweets made with cestnut flour) to be cut in … More Testaroli with pesto sauce : a different kind of pasta
If you decide to visit Liguria & 5 Terre don’t miss a schiacchetrá tasting in one of the small cellers of this area.This is in Riomaggiore where there is ” la via dell’amore” the love’s street just on the clift around this village. I love this sweet ,dry , aromatic wine : the production is … More Ever heard about 5 Terre delicious & precious wine : schiacchetrà?
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 !
Not only food………Sometimes we have the time to shop & have fun ( if we can still fit the same size after all our tastings😬😬😬) ️here I am with Sonja & Brenda owners Of http://www.mondo-organics.com.au Let’s see How much they Love Italian fashion with an authentic Italian personal shopper as me 😉😉 !
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
Aged for 13 months in the blue sea , 70 metres deepth, at a perfect temperature of 15° . Vermentino grapes, pigiato and bianchetta from the Ligurian cost it is a sparkling wine perfect with seafood and as aperitivo. The bottles are all different covered with sea’s souvenirs.
Just overlooking the Tirrenic sea in 5 Terre, just close to VIA DELL’AMORE’ PATH this cafè restaurant is a special place to stop
I love travel and I love to find out cosy hotels around the world. This is in Liguria ( MONEGLIA ) , a region just on the border with Tuscany, where I have been for business and I fell love with it at the first sight! And what about you?