N°2 Improvising in Positano

~the following is N°2 in the series, Un’estate senza fine // An endless summer~ While staying in Sorrento, we knew we had to set some time aside to visit the Amalfi coast. Located on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula, it is an enchanting place, dotted with pastel-colored villages. The last time we visited the Amalfi […]

N°1 Torna a Surriento // Come back to Sorrento

~the following is N°1 in the series, Un’estate senza fine // An endless summer~ It was the trip of a lifetime, and we enjoyed every minute— and every bite. There is something about the sights, sounds and smells of the Campania region in Italy that instantly charms you. Even in the intense summer heat and humidity, you […]

Truffle Bruschetta

a guest post by LeAnn Brown of l&l – {linenlavenderlife.com} ON A SIX-WEEK STAY IN TUSCANY and while making my way through several recipe books in the cucina of my wee appartamento, I came across the English edition of “How to Make Bruschette.”  It is a small, paperback book unremarkable in its appearance, but with […]

Grazie!!

It’s Thanksgiving time and we have so much to be thankful for! Since giving thanks in Italian is even more fun, check out these key words and phrases and then listen to our quick “dialogue.” It may help you with your pronunciation— or maybe just give you a laugh! grazie — thank you il giorno del ringraziamento — Thanksgiving […]

Napoli with Anthony Bourdain

There is something so charming about the Campania region (where my mamma is from) and Anthony Bourdain captures the essence of Napoli (and its food!) like no one else…