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Truffles, Foie Gras and a Week of Decadence in Provence

I am taking a break this winter from the cheese world as I shift my energies from one project to others. I am heading back to my home in Avignon for a whole two months (yippee!), on the Ile de la Barthélasse right beside the city. 726 more words

Just look

In my last post I mentioned that things are there to be seen if only you looked. My family and I are lucky enough to live on the Downs and if we walk for just a few minutes we are deep in the countryside surrounded by fields, woods and hedgerows. 497 more words


Din Tai Fung

On a date I visited the legendary Din Tai Fung at Marina Bay Sands Mall or whatever it’s called. While the 小籠包 (xiaolongbao for you non-Chinese character readers) are no longer the gustatory revelation they once were to my long-ago unjaded Asian-food palate, they are still awesome. 104 more words


Day 3: Black Truffles & Castello di Torrechiara, Italy

We were up bright and early in anticipation of our black truffle hunt. The morning glories at our vacation rental, BibliLoved House, in Traversetolo were gorgeous every morning. 483 more words

Travel: ITALY