Tasting 100 cheeses ala Italy.
At Dok All’ava prosciutterie we ordered the cheese carousel including my new favorite cheese latteria, Ubriaco, and asiago. Accompanying this cheese amazement was candied pears and some spicy jam. Heaven on...
Who knew there was so much deliciousness to be had in italy? We’ve sampled local specialties and are hooked:
scgroppino– lemon gelato , limoncello
And some vodka. Refreshing!
Cafe– daily shot of espresso served in a mini cup- very civilized.
Spritz– A Venetian...
Once you finally make the decision to go on a round the world adventure, momentum takes you most of the way. You decide where you want to go, buy tickets, which leads to needing hotels and then figuring out what to pack…next thing you know you are on the plane. Ready or not.
As many of you...
2 out of 100 tasted on my tequila tasting list.
What: El Mayor Tequila – Extra Anejo
Where: Sandoval Holiday party 2012
Tasting Notes: The sipping kinda tequila – in a tall shot glass. Rich caramel color, with hints of vanilla. “El Mayor” means “the...
What: Bandolon Reposado Tequila
Where: Year End Soccer Party hosted by Nunes family
Tasting Notes: Light and smooth. Rich caramel color. Perfect for sipping. Too good to put in a margarita. It’s a “reposado” which means it’s been “rested” or aged in...
What: Zhena’s Gypsy Tea Caramel Chai
Where: Palm Springs, Camp Mighty
Tasting Notes: An herbal red tea, hints of vanilla. No need for sweetener and perfect with a little cream. Less spicy than typical Chai.
Why this one stands out: It was less about the tea itself, than...
Working mom to a 10 year old dancer and a 13 yr old athlete. Official soccer mom, past PTA president and head cook. I've packed up my family and we're traveling around the globe for a year. I know, we ARE crazy.
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