What a week! What a wonderful week. Highlights, in no particular order:
Porcini. Raw in salad. Cooked in risotto. On top of steak. On top of pizza. Roasted with potatoes.
The Last Supper. Breathtaking.
Drinking wine in the garden in Milan.
Having interviews with Italian media and an interpreter.
Drinking prosecco with myItalian team.
Florence. Everything about it.
Our suite in the palazzo.
Our rooftop dinner and the 360 view of Florence at night.
The pontes at sunset.
Gelato. Lemon for me. Strawberry for Gogo. Coconut for Annabelle.
My event at the bookstore next to the Duomo.
Talking with all the Italian knitters.
Volpe wine bar.
Sipping cappuccino at a sidewalk cafe.
My new suede coat.
Watching Annabelle fall in love with Florence.
Wine tasting and lunch at the winery.
The fog over the hills in Piemonte.
Zucchini blossoms fried. And stuffed in ravioli.
Drinking wine with Cousin Gina every evening.
Apricot tart and fresh figs.
A week with Gogo and Annabelle and Cousin Gina.
getting pink roses at Logan.
Sipping the single malt from London Duty Free in my own bed.
Waking up at home. Missing Italy. Loving being back...