Tiramisu

Based upon my visit to the central market yesterday afternoon, today I decided to take a cooking class specializing in the foods of Florence. The class consisted of 3 young ladies from Canada on holiday during their summer break, a mother and daughter from Minnesota and myself. Given the look of terror in the eyes …

Searching for Cappuccino

I love the breakfasts served at European hotels. Not the typical eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy usually found at the La Quinta Inns in the States. Here it is usually a selection of cheeses, salted fatty cured meats with an assortment of breads and fruit; a perfect way to start the day. It would have …

The road to Bamberg

I kept trying to figure out what the noise was outside of my hotel room that woke me from a sound sleep. It sounded like small firecrackers continually exploding. It turned out to be raindrops pelting the windows. Hmmmmm. This isn’t boding well for the ride just a few short hours away. I fell back …

Today I partook in one of my favorite activities whilst visiting London: A visit to the Saturday farmer’s market at the Borough Market below the London Bridge. John slept in so I headed out on my own. The Borough Market is an amazing amalgamation of food purveyors. It is a gourmand’s paradise where you can …