This is an original photograph of a vineyard traveling through Tuscany in Chianti Italy 2001. Me, my camera and how I remember Italy. Thank God for my camera because we traveled through as many Tuscan Vineyards  as we could tasting wine and foods from each region. Salute! In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt:Continue reading “Tuscany”

Got Gnocchi?

One of my family favorite meals from my Southern Italian culture has become an essential hearty comfort food. Gnocchi (NYOHK/kee) is the perfect meal to heal the soul. It is an authentic evening meal that is undeniably good on those cold winter nights or snowy Sunday afternoons. Most cooking and baking is an art and aContinue reading “Got Gnocchi?”

La dolce vita!

A memory appeared in my thoughts of a particular day Diane and I shared in Tuscany. While walking through streets of Florence Italy, we discovered the Trevi Fountain. Watching in wonder, we saw the couples around the fountain, children skipping on the piazza and men/men and women/women strolling arm in arm, as Italians do. TheContinue reading “La dolce vita!”