Italians sure know how to do frozen desserts

If you’ve been following the blog for a while you may know that I have written on chocolate (Belgian, Valentine’s Day) and confections, and mentioned sweet things because I do in fact have multiple sweet teeth. I admit it. My hips don’t lie. While dreaming that spring will finally come to Edmonton and seeing photos of my friend’s travels in Europe, I have been thinking about ways to find a…

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The Fine Art of Italian Rule Bending – Guest Post by Sarah Mastroianni

Today I’m welcoming guest Sarah Mastroianni who is going to share a story from the perspective of a Canadian expat living in Italy. My first ever glimpses of the Italian countryside were enjoyed from the back seat of a speeding Mercedes convertible on a steamy summer afternoon.  It was from the same back seat of the same convertible on the same steamy afternoon that I witnessed my first example of the fine…

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