Travel anywhere along the Adriatic Coast and you cannot ignore the traditional fish cuisine. Each locality has its own speciality such as stuffed mussels and stuffed squid, pasta with clams, fried fish, pasta and chickpeas, seafood soup and so on. Not least, the Gulf of Vasto, where many dishes are still prepared by local mums in the traditional way.
Memories of Christmas traditions in Italy from an American living in Rome When I’m shopping in Seattle in mid-October and the red poinsettias in their foil-covered pots are already on display for shoppers who want to skip Halloween and Thanksgiving, I think back to Christmas celebrations in Rome which didn’t begin until mid-December. No endless […]
Imagine my surprise this week when I heard that the theme for this week’s #FriFotos on Twitter was “Chairs.” And here I thought I was the only crazy travel person who came home from each trip with lots of photographs of them! Lourmarin, Provence, outside a linen shop Why are chairs at the top of […]