Cycling through Provence – Day 4

I should mention that as of yesterday, we are in the region of Luberon, which has some lovely hilltop villages and towns. Today we had the option to ride to the Abbaye de Sénanque, which you might recognize from photos like this. To be honest, I was really looking forward to this; however, Elsa was honest ...

Kitchen Lab: Octopus!

I had recorded a cooking show because I was interested and I correctly believed that hubs would be interested too. While we enjoyed our afternoon coffee, I decided to play the episode - In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita, Not-So-Everyday Seafood. I can't find a copy of that episode to share with you, but this is ...

We love orecchiette

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It was one of those nights, where we were preoccupied and forgot about dinner until we both felt hungry. The choices were to go out for dinner, or make pasta, so we opted to make pasta. Hubs now uses my stand mixer to mix the dough, instead of hand kneading. This method takes about four ...

One more day

I am not ready for this adventure to end, but my job is expecting me back on Monday. In the beginning, I was wondering if seven weeks on the road would be too long and too exhausting, but seven weeks isn't enough time to see and do everything. I have felt rushed in ...

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 ...