Food Club: May 10-15

Kicking off Festival Season in the Italian Riviera Italy’s best kept food secret is the “sagra”, a festival organized to show off the typical enogastronomic products of a particular area.  During the second week of May the “Sagra del Pesce” is held in Camogli, a stunning seaside village south of Genova on the Ligurian coast,Continue reading “Food Club: May 10-15”

Food Club: May 3-8

Spaghetti Westerns & Tuscan Cowboys The original cowboys were Italian!  Oh yes they were! The Butteri of southern Tuscany have been an intrinsic part of the Maremma area for centuries, riding and roping long-horned cattle on horseback.  Maybe that explains, in part, why Italians have always been intrigued with the American West. The Good, The Bad andContinue reading “Food Club: May 3-8”

Festa Della Mamma

Mother’s Day Sparkling Celebration Antipasti (choice of one) Spring salad – celery hearts, apple, toasted hazelnuts & lemon vinaigrette Star anise cured salmon, tarragon aioli, haricots verts, potato & Castelvetrano olives Caprese – assorted tomatoes, fior di latte mozzarella, basil, evoo Asparagus Fiorentina – eggs mimosa, balsamic vinaigrette ** Primi (choice of one) Fresh peaContinue reading “Festa Della Mamma”