The best pizza I’ve ever tasted!

I just woke up and found out that it’s been stinkin’ hot back home, so I am now extremely concerned about my garden.  I am having fears that everything is baked and wilted, based on some comments I have read from others about how the extreme temperature swings have affected their gardens. The Sorrento Food Tour that ...

Day 4 in Puglia – Coast to coast ride

How often does one get to say that they have visited two seas in one day?  Or even more impressive, to say that they have ridden from one coast to the other?  That's what we accomplished today, and it was darn cool. We started the day by boarding a shuttle and heading to the shores of the Ionian sea. ...

Day 2 – Alberobello to Masseria Torre Coccaro

Who knew it was mosquito season in Italy.  Thankfully I brought the cortisone cream to help with the itching.  I have five bites, one which I think was from last night.  How I got bitten on my face, I don't know.  Italian mosquitoes must carry different "venom" because my bites look much angrier than bites I ...

2015 Christmas bake

Another Christmas is behind us. To be honest, Christmas sneaked up on me quickly and quietly. The weather has been unseasonably warm this December, and it is our off year (we only put up a tree every second year), so the holiday wasn't at front-of-mind. I'm surprised I even managed to pull off the baking this ...