Cannelés 

Cannelé means "fluted" in French. These were first made by French nuns in the early 14th century. They are small, sweet cakes that take their name from the molds in which they are baked. They are extremely luscious, with a crispy browned exterior and a creamy pudding-like interior: fantastic with coffee or tea in the morning. … Continue reading Cannelés 

Sometimes the Best Travelers Make Mistakes – Episode 14

We were seated with our new Italian friends; Stefano (father,)  Stefania (mother,)  and Alessio (son.) They insisted we order breakfast for them this morning. Due to Stefania's reaction to yesterday's breakfast we especially had Blood Pudding excluded from her plate before serving. She was very pleased! We discussed our travel plans. They were going up … Continue reading Sometimes the Best Travelers Make Mistakes – Episode 14