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We celebrated our last night with Ian and Cassandra with a typical Italian meal of salad and pasta. The 'funghi' season is in full flow in Genoa and the fresh mushrooms we eat in the pasta had a marvellously intense flavour - must try to get better ones when I'm home! We also drank a very nice red called Luna Rossa, which given the 'super blood moon' we thought very appropriate.
This morning ...
... to move and much consternation - police are there too. It seems that two cars are parked on the corner and around the corner making it impossible for the bus to negotiate the very tight corner. We watch the drama unfold, as one of the drivers, an elderly woman, who seems to pretend to have a bad hip and plead sympathy, returns to her car. She seems to be arguing with the 2 young women police officers and being very dramatic about her hip. Finally she moves her car ...
Wonderful day exploring cheese fest. Over 150 cheese producers in one place! We have seen & tasted some amazing & strange things today. Gorgonzola gelato was defiantly a first & very interesting . Buffalo ricotta cannoli was beautiful. Loved every minute of ...
This morning we visited a Goat cheese & bee farm in the Maritime Alps . Evo & his family were kind enough to show us around their farm. Great experience of a very passionate farmer who is keen to re establish the old way of farming using traditional, organic methods. A lovely visit ...
... of cheese. We started with traditional cheese that has been reborn with the help of the slow food movement. It was fantastic to talk with the passionate producers. We also tried some burrata & watched the experts make buffalo mozzarella . Isabelle is so passionate about the slow food movement & has spent the past 3 years gaining her degree at the slow food university. A great day & wee look forward to returning Monday on our own to spend more time ...