Category Archives: Meals and Tasty Treats

3 Month Milestone

I arrived in Italy on 8th February 2016, so on the 8th May, I reached my 3 month midpoint of my planned 6 month stay, so it was a good time to reflect. Things I have so far achieved are … Continue reading

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Wedding, Friends and Venice

I have been very busy the last two months so have got very far behind with my blog posts but I endeavour to catch you up starting with the wedding of friends here in Italy and the visit of my … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Visit to Modena

On Wednesday 4th May, my Dad came to Modena to visit me for a week. On Wednesday after he arrived in Bologna and caught his first Italian train, he arrived in Modena and found his hotel to check in. I … Continue reading

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Cooking and Baking in Modena

From March and into April, I have been having a go at cooking and baking things by myself from scratch that I have either been shown how to do by Valentina or with the baking; watched a YouTube video of! … Continue reading

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BBQ in Castelvetro by the Lake

On Saturday 23rd April, I was lucky enough to be invited to join my Venezuelan friend Olga (who I met in my private Italian classes) and her Fiancée with their friends visiting from Turin along with some others to a … Continue reading

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Trip to Reggio Emilia

On Monday 28th March, I went for a long walk down a cycle track from the house, into San Donnino and across the road from Café 1521. It runs past many fields and a few houses but would be a … Continue reading

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Mini Break – Verona e Trento – Part 2

Upon arrival in Trento on 24th March, I was greeted by a lovely view of a park opposite the station and to my absolute delight, B&B Mia that I had booked into was only 3 minutes walk from the station … Continue reading

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