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The Ultimate Goodie Bag

Finally, after 18 months of travelling and collecting like a magpie and 4 long months in transit, the boxes that we shipped from the UK have finally arrived.  After putting away the clothes and books, I couldn’t help but notice that a very large proportion of the items were food related.  The Op Shops were… >> 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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