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A Toast to Fabrizia Lanza

A tribute to Fabrizia Lanza for having the foresight and creativity to manifest her ideas into projects that inspire. She’s a bit of a professoressa and loves to teach. Well studied and articulate she breaks things down into intellectual fractions that we can understand when it comes to why certain …

Relaxing with “Thé Petales”: Rose Petal Tea from Perfumer Miller Harris, London.

Paul Grimes smelling the roses at Jalil Belkamel’s aromatherapy garden in Marrakech. “My name is Peggy Markel and I haven’t written a blog in over 15 days”. This is what I imagine a meeting at Bloggers Anonymous would sound like. In this case, I confess that I can’t keep up …

Off the beaten path in Amalfi making Pasticciotto Napoletano!

Watch the video here! In Amalfi, we found ourselves off the beaten path and in the kitchen of a dear friend’s mother, who taught us to make a traditional Pasticciotto Napoletano, Pastry Cream Pie with Black Cherries. Notice the way that she uses her hands—both to punctuate her speech and …