Oh, sweet Italia ~

  A friend recently wrote of her biking excursions through Aviano ~ instead of feeling jealous, I was so happy that she has embraced the lifestyle of this amazing country.  I closed my eyes and imagined a jaunt down Viale S Giorgio, to the Tuesday market for cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables, fragrant flowers (roses,…

Ahhh, Italia

Tony’s cousins would make a cake very similar to this one… Lucia served it with fresh panna (lightly sweetened whipped cream), and Fabrizia used a vanilla confectioner’s sugar gently sprinkled over the top – oh, summers in Italy! Plum & Polenta Cake 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons finely ground cornmeal or semolina flour 1 cup…