Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Eating your heart out

Stepping onto the scales this week at the doctor (“You’ve gained two pounds, Mr. Cevola”) caused me to pause and look back at some of the great meals I had on this last Italian wine trail work/adventure. From Emilia Romagna to Marche to Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicata, Sicily, Tuscany and Rome, what a trip it was. Here’s a little eye candy, sans traffic cones. Food, beautiful food.

Wines for another time. Sailing pix in the Mediterranean too. I reckon if one's gonna gloat, one's gotta flaunt the yacht shots, eh?





















12 comments:

  1. in the words of Mel Brooks, "if you've got it, flaunt it, baby!"

    exquisite photographs, stunning really... great stuff...

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  2. that first dish looks like ribollita...great shots of some beautiful food! i love the pesce (branzino?) sotto sale...one of my faves.

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  3. Thanks!

    Ribollita it is. I think the fish was Ricciola

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  4. Beautiful linens and china...a flashback to the era of graciousness, when food and presentation mean love.

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  5. Marco Buffeta RusticaMay 26, 2010 at 12:43 PM

    I gained 5 lbs. just looking at your photos. The caponata, the frittata!

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  6. My God, those shots are incredible!

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  7. Alfonso:

    The shot of the beans should be hanging in a gallery!

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  8. Yes, terrific photos, Alfonso.

    The only thing I have to say is: you gained only 2 pounds! You are a lightweight.

    Three weeks in France four years ago and I still haven't lost the 15 pounds it gave me.

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  9. Thanks all! I really loved making the shots and eating the food too!

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  10. you are riot...I'm sure the extra 2 pounds looks good on you doll.

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  11. You are a riot. I'm sure the extra two pounds look good on you. Where are the sailing pics???

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  12. ancora, sabato,domenica forse...

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