This will be the end of the Italy posts. Next week we start talking turkey, as Thanksgiving is coming up! In the meantime, favorites from my Italian journey:
Favorite image of a dog sleeping behind an old-timey wagon:
Il Pranzo: Favorite lunch – Pasta Cacio e Pepe at
. Note the basket of FRIED CHEESE. Yeah, that’s right.
Favorite new cured meat: Like prosciutto but not pork from the Jewish section in Rome.
Favorite photo of boiled potatoes cooling on a windowsill (I know, it makes no sense).
Favorite Octopus for sale at the Roman
Favorite Roman Gourmet Food Store (where I bought the salt) –
La Scuola Cucina:
Favorite Daytime Activity:
Favorite Creepy Alley in Orvieto – ALL OF THEM!
Favorite Vendor at the Orvieto Farmer’s Market – Sigillo di Garanzia Miele (No website I could find). I bought Sunflower Honey and a jar of hazelnuts in honey, which is pretty much awesome. I keep saying that I’m going to bake something with it, but I just keep eating them out of the jar with a spoon.
: Favorite Jewelry Shop in Orvieto –
di Monixa Coscioni. I think this woman is a metal/gem stone working genius.
Favorite Over-Exposed Cathedral Photo –
(still learning the fancy new camera)
Favorite Tiny Red Car Loaded with Too Many Things (Orvieto)
Favorite B&B in Orvieto:
Favorite Hotel/Vineyard in Orvieto:
Favorite Pottery Store:
– handcrafts pottery based on Medieval designs native to Orvieto. You can watch them paint in the store!
Favorite Pumpkin Ravioli EVER:
(Michelin Star Restaurant)
Favorite Curbside Snack: Roasted Chestnuts from Street Vendors in Rome
Favorite Tipsy Photo Take from a Moving Taxi in Rome
Favorite Close-up Photo of Pasta with Cured Meats: Pasta Carbonara from
Favorite Wine Bar in Rome:
Favorite Wine Bar in Orvieto:
Salute! Thanks to
for an amazing trip!