Life in the Alps

Alpine Culture/Life in NW Italy

Cows and Cheese

The D├ęsarpa, AKA Cows with Flower Towers
Raw Milk Vending Machine
Battle of the Queens
My Friendly Neighborhood Goat Battle
Crazy Cow Party in my Backyard
Italian Men and Their Cheese
Quart Cheese Festival
Operation: Cheese Making
Operation: Cheese Making Part II… Mozzerella, Ricotta, & Seras
Operation: Cheese Making Part III
Operation Cheese Making Part Something: I AM A CHEESE MAKING APPRENTICE!
War Cheese

Alpine Oddities/Fun Stuff 
 A Vending Machine Tour of Valle d’Aosta
Hands in the Dough: Introd Black Bread Festival
 The Story of Genepy the Alpine Bunny
Used cowbells, sexy underpants on the street, and love graffiti
Wine, Music, and Cheese IN A CAVE
Napolean Lives Here: the strangest museum in the world
Those hands!
Appalachia in the Alps
Glaciers and Druids and Fiddles, oh my!
The Prosecco Ladies
Baking Pies and Bagels and How a Mountain Medicine Man Cured Me
Palindrome Party…AKA I don’t understand how Italians are so thin

On Being a Foreigner in Italy

 Italian by Osmosis….on learning Italian by living it
My Second Winter: Musings about living here for more than a year
Italians and their relationship with food
I am officially an Italian lady

Food Musings

What makes bread good?
Bread, Soap making, and Pies, Oh My!
A Polenta Rainbow
Spring in the Alps and a Tasty Springtime Snack
Rustic Fire Roasted Polenta Gathering and Grumpy Farmer Polenta
Autumn Harvest in the Alps
Wear your polenta and eat it too: Polenta Hat Crackers