Monthly Archives: May 2015

Let’s Get This Holiday Started!

Cin cin! Salute! Cheers! A scene from our last visit to Rusticanella 2 in Lucca, Italy seemed the appropriate way to say: Wishing you all a safe, happy, and healthy Memorial Day. Now – get out there and get your grill on!

Scenes From the Markets in Italy

Fresh, local, seasonal…..words we hear a lot in the US lately. In Italy, these are words that are not new to them – this is how they shop, eat, and enjoy healthy meals. Let’s walk around the market and decide what will tempt us today…. How about some sliced meats, if we are feeling like […]

Bella Lucca!

With nearly perfect weather, Spring vegetables on the menu, and festivals galore, what’s not to love about Lucca, Italy? Let’s take a walk around town to enjoy the views. How about lunch at gli Orti di Via Elisa? Spring Vegetable Soup for one, please. After a walk around the wall….. …..with a view of the […]