Monthly Archives: February 2015

What’s on the Menu at Cooking School Today?

Curious about what goes on at Cooking School in Lucca? How about a behind the scenes look at the action-packed kitchen? (In case you missed our last post about our cooking adventures, take a look here.) Today, we’re ready to cook and (of course!) eat the results. Today’s menu consists of L’uovo magico (and when I show […]

Cooking School Adventures in Lucca, Italy

To enjoy eating in Italy is one thing – learning to actually COOK the dishes, then creating them once home is yet ANOTHER thing. An annual adventure at the International Academy of Italian Cuisine in Lucca, Italy is always a welcome delight. Chef Gianluca Pardini and his team have put together a world class “scuola […]

Taking an Italian Lunch Break

Tired of the Leaning Tower, hawkers trying to sell you a cheap souvenir, and way too many tourists in way too many lines? Then it’s time for a lunch break where the “locals” eat – Ristorante Galileo. Perfect for lunch (or dinner), in Pisa, Italy. With an ever-changing selection of homemade “fast food” for a set price […]

Join us – let’s visit Fulat in Pisa, Italy

It was our lucky day as we stumbled upon Fulat in Pisa, Italy. Located on Lungarno Mediceo 46, Fulat is comprised of a one room store and bar. The owner has created an intimate environment for enjoying a glass of wine, a Panini, or a local craft beer. While you are there, shop a little and […]

Friends and Food – My Kinda Evening!

Our friend, Ellen from Boston, was in town recently. Lucky for us, she had time to come to our house for dinner and a few adult beverages – Imagine that… Here’s the fun part: We met Ellen a few years ago in Italy during a visit, and exchanged email addresses. We’ve stayed in touch, reaching out once or […]