Hotel Residenza 100 Torri
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We're en route to Naples and broke the journey in Civitanova Marche, a delightful sea side town, which must buzz during the summer. Over this weekend they were hosting a festival of chocolate, I have never seen so many chocolate stalls in one location, all overflowing with delicious looking things......Dalmatians, shoes, tools and even things that looked like ...
... all concentrating on filleting as close to the bone as possible, the room was quiet. My fillet ended up having a hole in it, good one, Trish! Thank goodness we were rolling the trout meat up to be skewered.
We went into the kitchen to prepare the risotto. Was surprised that we were not making risotto with arborio rice, but instead with carnaroli rice, which I had never heard of. It was interesting learning the Italian technique to ...
By now you know our routine ~ get up, get dressed, head to the breakfast room for cappuccinos & breakfast with everyone. I had enjoyed the fried eggs so much yesterday, that I ordered them again. Jeff & I are not big breakfast eaters, but it was nice to have someone cook & serve it to you!
We walked to our cooking class & as usual, Chef Filippo had everything ready for us. Did this poor man ever get any rest? We knew that after ...
... in different dwellings next to the cooking school.
There was supposed to be a blood moon this evening, so Rita, John, Ed, Jeff & I went to the black chimney room to have wine & wait for 11pm to go outside & look for it. At 11pm we walked to the square, where there was no one around & sadly, no blood moon, either. Walking back to the hotel, the men found an outdoor urinal & it was pretty fancy, only in Italy!
... chef's creations were amazing.
It had been a long day & we are all exhausted, a few people said they were going to bed. An announcement was made that whoever wanted to meet in the black chimney room for wine must arrive wearing their white bathrobes that were provided in our rooms. Yeah, no one went to bed & everyone showed up, the gang was all here. We have so much fun together & couldn't ask for a better group of folks to be in Umbria with!