Travel Blogs from Passignano Sul Trasimeno
... to confirm! Half an our later we were ready to start - our chef was a lovely Italian guy named Mario (no ****!) And he got us started straight into the dessert - almond-based chocolate cake (well a type of it). I forget the actual name, but Emma wrote down the recipe so we will never forget it!
After that it was off to speak to the owner, Alina, who explained to us their method for producing olive oil. With approximately 2000 olive trees on the farm (makes our 3 trees at ...
... about a family who gave up sugar for a year. A whole year! And not just your normal fizzy cans of coke and smarties, but any form of sugar…..no cake, no bread, no glazed cooked meats, no sauces, no mayonnaise, no biscuits, no ice cream, no wine…you get the picture! It followed on from the last book I read about the evils of sugar called “Sweet Poison” by David Gillespie, and excellent read and food ...
... and anchovies (big thumbs down from us both but Lyn ate it!). The pizzas were made fresh by a specialist pizza chef. Wow. The dough was just perfect. Thin but still slightly chewy. Best pizza ever. Tegz left loads of hers though; she said it tasted like cheesy wotsits. Strange girl; she loves cheesy wotsits!
From there we went to Claire’s recommendation of Bagni Vignoli, which is famous for it’s thermal baths. Clueless as to where these actually ...
Well, we all managed to sleep pretty well considering. In fact, I would say it was my best night's sleep yet. I am very definitely not a cold temperature person; the cold makes me miserable. Once I get warm I’m happy! It was lovely not to wake up in the night cold.
We had a lot to sort out today; a tent to be pitched, stuff to be dried out. This took quite a while, and we chilled out afterwards. Tegz and I chilled out ...
... J). All this done in an hour and a quarter! Our very last job was to refill the water bottles from the water pipe on the site, which is quite simply the best water we have ever tasted….freezing cold and straight from the glacier. None of us could get enough of this water, it makes us realize how tasteless our water is at home. Lyn and Ci were addicted to it last year also.
It was time to start the long journey to Umbria and hopefully ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed