Lesson Number One – Starting With the Right Ingredients

One thing I know for sure, I’ll be growing a garden this year –  a big garden with lots of “home grown” vegetables and  I’ll maybe  plant a few fruit trees as well.  When you start with produce like this, everything tastes better.  We had a simple lunch of pasta and lots of beautifully roasted […]

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The Group in Italy is Seeing First Hand Why People Are So Long Lived

Everyone at Hotel San Francesco in Maiori has been most gracious to us. As an added bonus we were invited to a chef’s family home to see the “garden” which doesn’t begin to describe the beauty of acres of lemon tress terraced along the mountain side and the fields of organically grown fruits, vegetables and […]

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Cooking Classes In Maiori Italy

Cooking classes in Italy are an amazing experience for cooks at all levels. Our chefs are most gracious and we are learning so much! Here’s a shot of part of the group today taken in the Chef’s kitchen.  

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What a start to our classes today.  We were taught and assisted by the head waiter, Marcello and Chef Antonio.  We cooked in the morning and spent the afternoon visiting the home of Chef Antonio where we were given a tour of his lemon grove (over 100 years old) his flower and vegetable garden and […]

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