Posts Tagged ‘summer’

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Sagra Polpo - Sign

This past weekend, August 7-9th was Tellaro’s Sagra del Polpo, Octopus Festival. Lo scorso fine settimana, dal 7 al 9 agosto, c’รจ stata la Sagra del Polpo di Tellaro.     As per my last post all about Tellaro, the festival commemorates the octopus that saved the village from pirates. Come ho spiegato nel mio […]

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house with stairs on water - tellaro

  My husband is from a fabulously beautiful town on the Ligurian coast, also known as the Italian Riviera. Just in case you think that my love of this place is fuzzed by my affection for my husband, I’d like to note that Travel and Leisure listed Tellaro as one of Europe’s most beautiful villages. […]

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malbec grapes

It’s September! Yeah! What a lovely time of year. It’s warm, but not too warm. The days are still long and probably sunny. And there is still all sorts of yummy things still in season. Likes the grapes in the photography above. They are now reaching their peak in lots of places that grow grapes. […]

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white sangria 1

Sometimes you just want a glass of Sangria. I’ve been craving one for a bit of time now. And I decided that a Spanish themed dinner was the perfect occasion to enjoy that glass. Up until now I have always made the red version, but this time I strayed just a little from the usual. […]

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peaches and plums - flirty foodie

Every season has its collection of delicious foods, that has me anxiously awaiting its arrival. In august, the height of summer time (here in the Northern hemisphere) I get all excited about snacking on succulent peaches, eating tomatoes at its peak, making all sorts of pies with seasonal berries, and grilling up a few fish […]

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