Italy

Travel Photography: Ristorante Trattoria ZaZa Firenze in Florence Italy

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 | 2 comments

Travel Photography: Ristorante Trattoria ZaZa Firenze in Florence Italy

Here’s a throwback to a quiet little happy hour of the best kind that I embraced in Florence, Italy.

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Tourist Trapped by Table Side Risotto at Trattoria Al Gazzettino in Venice, Italy

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 | 9 comments

Tourist Trapped by Table Side Risotto at Trattoria Al Gazzettino in Venice, Italy

Weak with hunger, I was misguided by an evil Venetian local that pointed me towards Trattoria Al Gazzettino in Venice, Italy.  The shop keeper assured me that Gazzettino had the best risotto in town.  I bet she secretly reveled at how many desperate tourists she’s herded into the San Marco trap.

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Florence: Offally Pretty

Posted by on Jan 6, 2010 | 12 comments

Florence: Offally Pretty

I wrote this article for a food site with great content that I adore , Foodists.ca. There, I also posted the sequel, Offally Pretty 2: Lampredotto and Trippa Carts.

Florence: Offally Pretty

Offal, in the form of animal innards

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Prosciutto Wrapped Broccolini with Basil Crisps Recipe

Posted by on Nov 24, 2009 | 14 comments

Prosciutto Wrapped Broccolini with Basil Crisps Recipe

This simple dish bursts with the flavours of Italy. Its inspiration? The many memorable cured meats I experienced during my travels through Florence and Venice.

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Florence: Offal on the Streets

Posted by on Nov 8, 2009 | 6 comments

Florence: Offal on the Streets

Greetings from Florence. Brief update on the fly…

Needless to say, Florence is a stunning city filled to the brim with art, culture, and jawdroppingly amazing architecture. I’ll write more in depth about it when I return but for the while, there are a few photos for viewing in my Mel Eats Europe photoset.

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Pappa Di Pomodoro – Italian Bread and Tomato Soup Recipe

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 | 12 comments

Pappa Di Pomodoro – Italian Bread and Tomato Soup Recipe

Buongiorno, my loves! I’m currently en route from Marseille to Florence by train.

I’m elated to present Elaine from The Italian Dish , to share her traditional Tuscan soup recipe.

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