I’m an Italian pasta chef (I wish)! My souvenir to my parents will be displaying my pasta making skills. During pasta making, I learned how to make authentic italian pastas (e.g. ravioli, spaghetti, gnocchi) from scratch. All that was needed was a rolling pin, flour, egg, and a fork. (We didn’t even use a bowl!) However, […]
Culinary Post #5: Second Winery Visit
As wine improves with age, so I improve with wine.
Looking Back Now Over the course of this semester, I have been given the opportunity to take a much different view of my culinary experiences. I have learned quite a bit about the different scientific processes behind some of my favorite things and have gained a deeper appreciation for things that I didn’t necessarily care […]
Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the peacock, whom she was very much in love with. This is the rendition of Romeo and Juliet at the Fattoria La Vialla, an organic farm, winery, and family-style restaurant atop the lush Chianti hills. The free-range chickens and vibrant-colored peacock are the first sights we come across as we reach the petite,…