Tag Archives: Frascati

Quiche Frascataine

Warning … caveat Emptor … this is a rather long post … if it’s the recipe you are after, and to be honest it would be worth your while taking a look at it, just scoll down until you come … Continue reading

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Yet Another Meatball Recipe: Mrs Alberta’s Polpette from Frascati

This is quite a long post.  If you, dear reader, can’t be bothered with all the chit chat, do by all means go straight to the recipe, where the dotted line is.  What you might like to know in advance … Continue reading

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Frascati and Principe Pallavicini Wine

One of the pleasures of living in the Castelli Romani, south east of Rome, is that one is surrounded by hectares and hectares of vineyards and olive groves.  Big, brutish buildings unfortunately also abound – the kind much favoured by … Continue reading

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The Grand-Duchess of Frascati – The Delight of Shopping at Ceralli’s

I do love to sleep in on a Sunday morning — or rather, that’s what I tell myself.  The truth is probably more like … I would so love to possess the right amount of self discipline to wake up … Continue reading

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Missing our Friends and Co-workers in Vancouver

No home food tonight! Eat your heart out in Vancouver — Alanna and I are going out for a wood fired pizza in Frascati … so  we can ponder while you work. (Check out the drums)

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