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Blessings: Being sick, so I’d have a couple days at home; touring northern Italy at no expense.

Adventures: sketching buildings at a rate of 8 Kenyans per hour; starting my volunteer work as a tour guide at the Duomo di Firenze; finding food at the food-themed Exposition in Milano. 1,110 more words

Weekend in Piemonte. Part 1 Torino. Cars, Cafes and Bicerin.

The northern city of Turin is not on everyone’s “bucket list” (how I loathe that phrase) of places to visit in Italy. Dismissed as an ugly industrial city, “ 319 more words


The Bicerin

Turin is a great centers of chocolate.

In this city you can drink  the “Bicerin“,  a mixture of hot chocolate, strong italian coffee with whipped cream on the top. 55 more words



Hello WordPress World,

It has been along time since I published a blog post. I hope anyone who reads this is having a great 2015 so far because I know I have. 871 more words


layered mocha :: take the chill off

Sip hot chocolate through layers of hot espresso and thick, cold cream in this deconstructed mocha. It’s based on the classic bicerin (beech-e-reen), from Caffè al Bicerin in Turin, Italy, and it fits right into our coffee-loving culture here in the western United States. 211 more words


Turin, Italy

The city of Turin (pics) played host to the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.  My guidebook says that the event was very successful and brought a building boom to the city including a new Metro system.  493 more words


Chocolate Year IV - Tasting Authentic Torino Lava Cake

I know – I missed National Chocolate Day.

Instead, I was in the air from Milan, Italy to Frankfurt, Germany to Dulles/Washington D.C. to Kansas City, beginning VERY early yesterday morning. 280 more words