Monthly Archives: November 2012

Searching for the Stamp
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Searching for the Stamp

Croxetti – A classic Ligurian dish, yet only two men in the region still make the traditional pasta stamps by hand. A visit to Pietro Picetti’s workshop in Varese Ligure. This story begins, like so many in Liguria, in a restaurant. Years ago I was taken to the Osteria di Vico Palla in the old […]

Instragramming… Varese Ligure
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Instragramming… Varese Ligure

Get a feel for one of Italy’s little known medieval Ligurian towns, Varese Ligure. Find out where to eat and sight see. After spending the better part of a day at the beautiful seaside village and UNESCO world heritage site of Porto Venere, our group settled in nearby Sarzana for the night indulging in (believe […]

Instagramming… Porto Venere, Italy
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Instagramming… Porto Venere, Italy

Get a feel for one of Italy’s little known seaside towns on the Eastern Riviera, Porto Venere. Find out where to eat, sight see and taste local wines. It’s my fourth time this year. I simply can’t get enough of my favorite country. When it’s love, it’s love? This past weekend, I made my fourth trip to […]

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