The journey of a lifetime and immersion into the Italian lifestyle takes place April, 8th – 16th, 2019! This is not an ordinary trip, but an enchanting epic journey where you will discover a part of yourself you never knew existed. From the moment you begin the passage along the Amalfi Coast you will encounter […]
I can’t describe the feeling of being in the kitchen at Hotel San Francesco. The place is spotlessly clean, the staff is professional and graciously sharing of their expertise. The group is not only enjoying the Neapolitan way of life but they get to live it as well!
After the crowds that fill the cities of Italy each year have left Italy prepares for the most special time of the year…the harvest. Here’s an opportunity to open your balcony doors in the morning with a view of the stunningly beautiful sea, enjoy breakfast on the terrace and watch the small town come alive, […]
Our first cooking class in Italy was wonderful. It’s a gift to be with the Neapolitan chefs in the kitchen. We are going to cook again today. We’ve been invited to Chef Antonio’s home for a tour of his garden after our next class today. Can’t wait!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Carolina and Giovanni’s Visit to Puerto Vallarta This is the story of my sister and brother-in-law’s visit to Puerto Vallarta earlier this month. Carol preferred to cook while she was here instead of eating out, and when anyone wants to cook for me I don’t argue. The cooking venture started when Carol sent me a […]