New flavors are my favorite discoveries. When at home, I'm drooling over these pictures. When I finally get on the road my mind is on vacation but taste buds are at work. When I get back it's time to start cooking.
Picture a historic village perched high above the sparkling Mediterranean, surrounded by lush mountains and stony cliffs. A charming, three hundred year old country home is nestled among the trees and warm breezes carry the tantalizing aromas of sprawling citrus orchards, vineyards and flower gardens. Sound like paradise? It was!
This stunning picture was the view from a villa I stayed at. The view is where our cooking classes were held. Between the delicious, fresh from the garden food, the wine, the views...my senses were on overload and over the moon! Heaven on earth, that is what it was.