Colors of Pontignanello-Chianti

In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, I’m taking it back to last year around this time, when Dave and I set out on our last Italian adventure before moving back to the States. We toured around Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany after harvest, but before all the vines were bare. Our stay in the little village of Pontignanello (in […]

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Bologna: There for the Food

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Emilia-Romagna is known for its foods and colorful markets and since Bologna is the capital, I was excited to visit. I’m going to be completely honest— my whole mission while visiting Bologna was to eat as much food as possible. And visit the markets. But mostly eating bolognese served in different forms. Tagliatelle, lasagne…if “insert-a-type-of-pasta-here […]

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Venetian Island Hopping

Burano, Italy

This perfect fall weather we’ve been enjoying called for an adventure and (more importantly) because Dave finished writing his thesis, we decided to explore some of the Venetian Islands on Saturday! We’d heard good things about Burano, a small island known for brightly-colored houses and lacework, so we set off to see for ourselves. After […]

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Cooking My Way Through Italy – Emilia Romagna

Turkey Bolognese Sauce

Since Italy has such a wide range of cuisines, varying by region, I’ve decided that cooking my way through the country is the best way to discover them all. This week, I’m bringing Emilia Romagna to my kitchen. For a look at some of the other regions I’ve explored, read more in the series. Emilia […]

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