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Busy day today. Lunch at a friend's house in Asti and dinner with the son of Annalia's mother's best friend. Complicated I know. Taking a train to Asti. I don't know the exact temperature but Dante's Inferno could be an accurate description. If this isn't global warming what is it. You can see the fields of corn dying from lack of water. Nice lunch and visit and back on the train. Dinner with ...
... down for us. They are:
- Plin, a small noodle filled with veal, that is called "plin" because the makers pinch the noodle together to close it ("plin" means pinch in the local dialect) (picture!)
- Tajarin, a long, thin, ribbon like yellow noodle made from egg (picture)
- Carne Cruda di Fassone Piemontese - raw veal meat, ground up (see picture)
- Vitello Tonnato - thin slices of veal with ...
... Marco was not sharing, but for €50 more we could do tasting.
Decided that was a tad exxy, so we bought two of the most minuscule truffles at the local market and I added them to risotto that night and Noel to scrambled eggs the next morning - Yummo !!
So, we've had a lovely relaxing week in La Morra - next week it's further south to the Ligurian Riviera, Genoa and onto the Cinque Terre
Ciao for now .... R&N xx
... us to the history of their winery and the different types of machinery used which are now displayed in the old cellars beneath the house which are used today as the family's private cellar. He then gave us a taste of five of Lica Ferraris' wines - one white called Sensazionale and four reds. The white was my favourite. The Ruche is the key wine for the family and the most expensive one was good. They also have a moscato ...
... grocery store and bought lunch goods. Bread, cheese, ham, chocolate and of course a great bottle of rose wine. We sat in the car and ate it. Nothing too romantic, it was 2:00, and I was starving, and the weather outside was frightful, UGH!!
The attractions in Susa, for us, were all the Roman ruins. We visited an amphitheater, two arches of an aqueduct and many traces of the old town ...