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European Winter Treat in Vienna: Fresh Black Winter Truffles

European Winter Treat in Vienna: Fresh Black Winter Truffles

Many years ago, when I worked in publishing in Sydney, my right-hand-man had a tempestuous relationship with his girlfriend who was head chef for one of Australia’s best known fine dining restaurateurs. Our little design department was comprised of keen foodies, even though the word...
Cooking with the Countess in Venice

Cooking with the Countess in Venice

“Is there anything we should know beforehand about the cooking course?” we asked our host Enrica Rocca. “Yes, you need to cancel your dinner reservation after the class!” Done. When you’re about to spend a day cooking with the Countess in Venice, you do as you’re...
Venice Take-Homes: Distinctive Souvenirs

Venice Take-Homes: Distinctive Souvenirs

When you visit Venice you can easily buy a Venetian mask, ‘Murano’ glass made in China or an I love Venezia t-shirt from any one of the souvenir stands that dot Venice and line Campo San Marco and the route to the Rialto Bridge. But explore the...