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Carnival Costumes Photos Venice

Venice Carnival Costumes in Photos

Just back from Venice Carnival 2014. Although I did spend plenty of time in the kitchen making Carnival treats and on cicchetti crawls with my […]

Spring Sale on All Culinary Vacations

Whether it’s feasting in Puglia, Provence or on French Pastries, book one of my culinary vacations in 2014 and save $300 per person off the […]

Venetian Carnival Fritters with Pastry Cream

Buon Martedi Grasso, Happy Fat Tuesday, everyone! Today we’re making sure we have just a little fat for Fat Tuesday with Venetian fritters (frittelle) filled […]

Food Lover’s Feast in Provence ~ New Culinary Vacation

WOO HOO! I am so excited about this new food lover’s week in Provence that I had to steal a quote from my 2-year old […]

Stuffed Calamari {Calamari Ripieni} and Cooking in Puglia

I spent a lot of 2013 cooking with friends in Puglia. Last year it seemed like I was either cooking in Provence or cooking in […]

Focaccia di Patate {Potato Focaccia} from Puglia

I understand that all I really have to say about today’s dish is potatoes and cheese, right? For me, this dish is so much more. […]

Mussels in Pastis from Cook in Provence Class

Mussels in Pastis – Cook in Provence

Summer flew by once again, and with it I’ve come full circle with the seasons here in Provence. It seems like only yesterday, I was […]

Flourless chocolate and cherry cake

Flourless Chocolate & Cherry Cake {Moelleux aux Chocolat et Cerises}

I love cherries, almost as much as I love chocolate. Not only because they are so sweet, but also because they have always been a […]