I loved the range of colors, aromas and flavors.

Not Your Grandmother’s Sherry

Sherry?  Who Drinks Sherry? I don’t know about you, but not many people I know are drinking sherry (me included). It seems both unfamiliar and a little bit old fashioned, a grandmother’s drink. The Wrong Way to Learn About Sherry Always curious, I tried a bottle last spring when my blogging buddy, Mike,  offered up … Continue reading

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Trentino – Alto Adige Apertivo!

Apertivo in the Trentino – Alto Adige We’re great fans of apertivo time, so today we’re doing our best to create a Trentino – Alto Adige version at home here in Minnesota. We have a fluke 70 deg. day in March, so we moved out to the deck for the 1st time since October.  We’ll … Continue reading

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Langhe e Roero: Il Moscato d’Asti e il Dolce

Week 4 Challenge: Moscato d’Asti in the Dessert Week 4 is our final week in this year’s food blogging/photography challenge from the Tourist Union of the Langhe and Roero (details here, in Italian). Our week 4 challenge is the the dessert course, and our secret ingredient is Moscato d’Asti. My entry this week is Moscato … Continue reading

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Trentino-Alto Adige is Different: Goulash and Teroldego #ItalianFWT

If This is March, We Must Be in Trentino-Alto Adige Our #ItalianFWT group is on a month by month, slow virtual tour of Italy.  We’re jumping around a bit, so you never know where we’ll be next. March is dedicated to Trentino-Alto Adige.  I’ve not visited, so my research is being done from afar.  The … Continue reading

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Tuscany: Peasant Stew & the King of Tuscan Wines

Peposo Notturno: Peasant Stew It’s the early 1400’s, and you’re a poor worker, firing tiles for the magnificent Duomo inder construction in Florence.  The meat you can afford has gone around the bend, and you need to spice it heavily to make it palatable.  Also, it’s tough, so you’ll need to cook it for a … Continue reading

As fits the secondo, you choose a top wine to accompany the dish

Langhe e Roero Secondo: Birra Brasati Costatine con Grappa Smalto

Week 3 Challenge: La Carne e il Secondo (Meat in the Second Course) We’re on to week 3 in this year’s food blogging/photography challenge from the Tourist Union of the Langhe and Roero (details here, in Italian). Our week 3 challenge is the Secondo course, which always means meat.  Beef in the Piemonte is prized … Continue reading

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The Wine that Changed It All: #That1stSip

Becca, the Academic Wino, shared a writing exercise from the recent professional wine writers conference where writers took just 5 minutes to write about “what wine changed our life”.  Some of my blogging buddies have taken up the challenge, so I joined them today.  If you’re interested in reading or writing, tweet about it at … Continue reading

Piemontese chefs vie for who can cram the most eggs into a single recipe of Tajarin!

Langhe e Roero Primi: Tajarin al Sugo di Gorgonzola

Week 2 Challenge: L’ouvo e il Primo (Egg in the 1st Course) We’re on to week 2 in this year’s food blogging/photography challenge from the Tourist Union of the Langhe and Roero (details here, in Italian). Our week 2 challenge this year is to use eggs in a Primi course.  The natural choice here is … Continue reading

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Langhe e Roero Inspired Antipasto: Robiola Bosina e Funghi

Another Italian Food & Wine Challenge Last week, I received this message via facebook: Buongiorno, sono Elisa Giordano e gestiisco la pagina facebook dell’ente turismo TuLangheRoero. Da lunedì parte un nuovo contest culinario speriamo tu possa partecipare come l’anno passato, ecco il regolamento: Sei un food blogger? O semplicemente un amante del cibo? Ti piace … Continue reading

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Fizzy Fun at Your Romantic Brunch #WinePW

#WinePW Wine Pairing for Romance! Our Wine Pairing Weekend group’s assignment for February is to create a romantic food & wine pairing. You’ll find links to all the posts at the bottom of this page. Please take a look at all the great ideas. Valentine’s Day and Any Day What better way to create a … Continue reading

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