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A – Z Guidebook: Aosta, Italy

Welcome to the inaugural A-Z Guidebook Link Up where bloggers from around the world can share a picture and story about a place that relates to each letter in the alphabet. It could be a city, a country, a street or an icon. It could be anywhere. If you would like to join, read the… Read more

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Just Like Mama Used To Make

We hear a lot about shared and tasting plate menus.  This style of eating suits Australia’s laid back attitude and it definitely suits Queensland’s warm climate so you can pick and choose what and how much you want to eat.   Most tasting plates are typically referred to as Tapas (though they are normally far… Read more

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Land of the Giants II

Ages ago, I wrote about the Giant Food of Switzerland.  As part of the same European holiday, we saw a variety of giant food props but ice cream reigned supreme.  As I am travelling this week and have limited access to the internet to write about my adventures, for your delectation, I present the Giant… Read more

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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers via Gaiole in Chianti

OK. The first thing to discuss is how to spell zucchini. Or is it zuccini? Or zuchini? Or courgette? No matter. When I was in Chianti (travel bore, I know) I literally gasped with delight when I saw this huge tray of zucchini flowers in the local supermarket for less than 2€. I rushed to… Read more

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Over a Tuscan BBQ

As you know, I have just returned from a week in Gaiole in Chianti in Tuscany.  It was a low key affair but we still managed to drink 2 bottles of champagne, 7 bottles of red wine, 2 of white, a few beers, countless wine tastings and a bottle of vodka between the three of… Read more

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