Category Archives: International Cuisine

Writing about topics related to specific cuisines from different countries.

Friuli-Venezia Giulia: World-Class White Wines from Italy

I Clivi Friulano The day began with our van trundling up a steep gravel path to the top of a hill where a weathered stone house sat among vineyards sprawling down the surrounding slopes. This morning was misty and dense … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things in Friuli – Part 3

This is my third and final post on my favorite things in Colli Orientali del Friuli. You can also view the first part and the second part. Asparagus Souffle at Terra e Vini Terra e Vini lunch. We had a … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things in Friuli – Part 2

I just returned from Italy and I’m still processing all the wines, foods, conversations and experiences that flowed from the COF2012 project. In a previous post, I cataloged my most memorable experiences in the first half of our trip. And … Continue reading

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The Places in Between: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Cividale del Friuli If you’ve ever had the opportunity to travel to a foreign country more than once, then you may understand the phrase “the places in between.” When you first visit a foreign country there are the “places you … Continue reading

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Retsina: Greek Wine of Flavor and History

Kourtaki retsina One of the great pleasures of traveling is the ability to literally walk in the footsteps of ancient peoples. For me, a favorite destination is the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, where you can climb through the Propylaea (gate) … Continue reading

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