Prepping for pasta…

Muscadet and egg bbeeman

I don’t always make homemade pasta, sometimes preferring the chewy bite of a dried pasta.  Never for things that require an extruder – although that is on my bucket list. Read more

Get Me to the Church On Time.

Why did the wedding cake cross the road?  Deep in Chianti in the town of Panzano, we had lunch at Solociccia a restaurant of Dario Cecchini – the Butcher of Tuscany.  He has several restaurants near his famous butcher shop – Anticia Macelleria Cecchini. and the day we visited they were just bursting to the seams with wedding guests.  I looked out the window from our table and noticed that traffic had stopped – so the cake could cross the road, TO GET TO THE RECEPTION ON TIME. Voila!