Entries Tagged as 'Discovering Food'

20 Moments from Japan

October 9th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Last month I was lucky enough to head to Japan for work, to speak at a WordPress conference in Tokyo. Though it was my first time in Tokyo, it wasn’t my first trip to Japan. Almost 20 years ago, I headed to Japan with my high school choir (yep! I sang regularly for about 15 […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Travels Abroad

What I’m Craving: Quail Eggs and Sobrasada from El Celler de Can Roca

September 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I didn’t think I’d end up going to Spain 3 times in the last 12 months, after having waited to visit it until I moved to Europe in 2003, and then not again until last year, but there you have it. I have a soft spot in particular for Barcelona, but when I was able […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Spain · Travels Abroad

How to Order an Italian Coffee in Italy: the ebook on Amazon Kindle!

November 15th, 2011 · 11 Comments

I published a post on how to order an Italian coffee in Italy years ago on this site – the definitive guide to Italian coffee for coffee lovers! Since then, it’s been one of my most popular posts, and I’ve had requests to make it into an ebook and expand it ever since. I’m happy […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · e-books · Italy · Tech Talk · Tips

Pepata di Cozze – Peppered Steamed Mussels Recipe in Puglia

August 25th, 2011 · 5 Comments

This is what I eat a lot of while I’m in Puglia – una pepata di cozze. Sometimes spelled impepata or ‘mpepata – “peppered” mussels, I think an alternative translation is steamed mussels, prepared with and garlic, and yes, pepper. So delicious. Quick and easy, only a few ingredients and one pot are needed to make this […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Entree · Food · Italy · Recipe

Franciacorta Aperitivo at Vinoroma in Rome

June 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments

I was lucky enough to be in Rome at just the right time. Last weekend, some great friends, Erica and Hande decided to organize a “Franciacorta night” among friends. And some of my favorite Rome expat bloggers were there, too. The locale? vino roma on the lungotevere, along the Tiber river just above the Castel […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Italy · Rome