March 30, 2009

Why I love my life!

Often when I am travelling teaching in the states, people ask me if I ever get homesick. I moved here in 1984 and have never looked back.

Life in Europe is not easy- but always exciting and yummy when you life circles around food.

I am in the right place!




You know life is good when your butcher calls in the master pastry maker and is serving hot bomboloni - italian doughnuts on a wet Sunday afternoon-



















or driving by the local pool, you see the truffle hunters are throwing a dinner party!



















and simple dishes like eggs, can be made for a king!



Italia ti amo!


Watch those ticket prices- they are coming down..... come on over and party like an Italian! There is always some sagra, local festival celebrating some food or wine.











PS April 6th I am guest chef and doing a book signing in Kansas City MO.
At my friend JASPERS.... come on down!

Here is the info on where and when!

8 comments:

  1. Jeez, and I ordered the book online? I'm in KC for the weekend and could have picked it up myself. Grr. ;-)

    Scott

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  2. Judy, more deets on the KC event, per favore. Bloggers and friends in the area will be interested.

    Scott

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  3. Scott...come to dinner!
    For details see www.travelswithtaste.blogspot.com
    We would love to have you!

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  4. I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of your book and will talk about it on my blog once I have it and start trying things! I'm sorry I missed you when you were in CA.

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  5. That is why everyone loves Italy...well that is why I do, love visiting and taking in the life of the Italians!!!

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  6. I too, just love all the food events in Italy. Those sagras are everywhere! Stop by my blog. I've got something for you.

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  7. The festival would be fun. I really noticed a lot of Sagra in Piemonte last spring - it seemed as if every town had a sign up advertising some upcoming event. I love the way the Italians celebrate their food.

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  8. Oh, how I miss living - and eating - in Italy. Truly the best place for a food lover to live on this earth.

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