The martyr The town of Bolsena is the sister city of Orvieto and just a short drive away. We decided to investigate this medieval fishing and vacationing village nestled on the shores of lake Bolsena for a couple of reasons. The first was to eat a special fish, called coregone, that is stocked in the […]
Well, we’re finally back on Canadian soil after almost a year of travel and housesitting. It’s incredible how fast the time flew and looking back at our adventures we consider ourselves very lucky to spend time in parts of the world we love and to discover new, inspiring places. Returning home was a bit of […]
Snow, catching up and Chinatown This week was spent catching up on writing and visits, food shopping in Chinatown and watching the snow melt. We also finished our first guidebook. If anyone is planning a trip to Tuscany, you can check it out here. You can see all photos here. How did you spend your […]
This dish comes from Liguria, home of pesto. Having potatoes and pasta in the same dish might sound strange but once you taste it you will see that they go well together in this recipe. We’ve also made this with the addition of crispy pancetta, it goes against tradition but is delicious nonetheless.
Hellish house sit On the heels of what turned out to be the worst house sit we have had so far, we thought we would pass on a few thoughts we had on how to avoid a disappointing house sitting experience. Although most could struggle their way through a short house sit that’s gone wrong, when you […]