Entries Tagged as 'Behind the Scenes'

Drinking a Guinness Beer in the Guinness Brewery Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland

May 25th, 2009 · 15 Comments

The Guiness Brewery Storehouse, or St. James’s Gate Brewery, is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions, and the home to Guinness! I didn’t really do much preparation for my trip to Dublin since I was just planning on tagging along with my father, but the one request I made is he wait and go to […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Discovering Food · Ireland · Travels Abroad

A Wedding in Tuscany

May 7th, 2009 · 12 Comments

It’s been a few crazy weeks, which is why I’m announcing the winner to the Pocket Coffee giveaway today instead of Tuesday. Forgive me! I’m also trying to get your feedback about the blog through the new Ms. Adventures in Italy Facebook fan page about what type of content you’d like more of. If you […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Italy · Tuscany · Wedding

The Best Holiday Cookie Swap Ever

December 9th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Ok, maybe not ever, but in my time in Italy, yes. And we’ve only just begun…(cue music). Now that I’ve waded into the waters of cookie swapping and dragged some Italian friends with me, I know that next year will be even easier! So many cookies, so little time. I included a little non-sugar at […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Food · Italy

How Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Wheels are Cut into Wedges

October 31st, 2008 · 13 Comments

In case you’ve never seen parmigiano cut open from its huge wheel, and wonder how they manage to cut it into such ragged and craggy wedges, I assure you it’s entirely on purpose. I took a break of eating samples at the Salone del Gusto to snap some pictures of the process in action. First […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Discovering Food · Food · Italy

Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto 2008 in Torino – Turin

October 28th, 2008 · 15 Comments

It only happens every 2 years: Il Salone del Gusto in Turin. This year I was able to go to the 7th edition of the Salone del Gusto, organized by the Slow Food Organization and the Piedmont Regional Authority. This year it took place at Lingotto, just feet away from Eataly, so we made a […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Discovering Food · Food · Italy · Piemonte