How Italians buy wine

The majority of Northern Italians buy their wine from local cantina’s in the area. We have about 2 or 3 that we continuously go to to get wine.

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Tisana limone e zenzero

Deborah says “This drink helps me digest and sleep better at night”

In the evening, throughout Veneto, if not Italy it’s usual to have a liquor to help you digest after dinner.. Either with un caffe or alone. In Veneto, it’s normal to have grappa, amaro or an herb infused liquor that is usually made at home. Quite potent, if you ask me.

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TORTA ALLE PERE

 

”What is better than a slice of homemade Pear cake on a cold and rainy Monday in Treviso?”

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Sunday Morning Blooms

 

 

Sunday Morning Blooms for this “Domenica” comes from Torcello Island which is a deserted island located in the Venetian Lagoon. Deserted because there once lived over 30,000 people and now only 12.

 

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Gorgazzo ~ a hidden treasure

The springs of Gorgazzo are a site to behold.  They have been called, “delizia e tormento di moti pittori,” as they are both a delight and a torment to paint because of their ever-changing colors from the rays of the sun.

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Mura di Treviso

Walking along the “Mura” is one of my favorite things to do in Treviso.

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Castello San Salvatore

After all those sweet recipes that I have shared with all of you; I wanted to share one of my favorite places to burn all those calories off.. and that is in Susegana, a small picturesque city in the province of Treviso.

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