A Mexican Night in Italy

Back when I was teaching English in north Italy, I had the pleasure of teaching a plethora of students. From age 3 to 83, I was blessed with the joys of teaching both the young and the old. While some of my English courses focused mainly on the grammatical side of English, many lessons were…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

There is nothing I love more than the autumn season and everything that goes along with it: back to school, fall fashion, Halloween and seasonal recipes! Having lived in north Italy for seven years, I quickly fell in love with mushroom risotto, polenta and of course, truffles. Today, however, I prepared an autumn treat that…

Macarons alla Claudia

There is a noticeable absence of posts on my blog as of late. For the past 3 weeks or so, my family and I have been in transition between Canada and the United States. Anyone who has moved can attest, anyone who has moved across borders can sympathize, and anyone who has done that with…