After days of pasta and gelato in Florence, we were both in need of some comfort food and vegetables(!), so were pleasantly surprised to find the Tuscan soup called ‘Ribolitta’ in the nearby town of San Gimignano at the Bar Combattenti Gelateria, which can be made in various ways, but […]
At the ‘in Tavola’ cooking school in Florence Italy we made this yummy dish!
This is one of the most famous “sauces” in the world. Easy to say, but harder to make. The reason is soon revealed. More than the recipes, in Italian cuisine it’s the ingredients that really count. The starting point is the extra virgin olive oil. Firstly, for a pesto sauce […]
Of course we had to sample the tomato mozzarella salad, the French onion soup and the chocolate mousse as we waited for the sun to descend on Paris and the lights to be turn on the Eiffel tower. (A little note on the Eiffel tower – – – if you […]
In Mexico, you are commonly served a little dish of Pico de Gallo with a small bowl of taco chips when dining out. At one Mexican beachside eating spots we asked the local chef about the amazing full flavor of the Pico de Gallo and we were curious about the preparation process. He said each morning very large […]