Fig and Mascarpone Tart in Rome

One of my greatest pleasures while traveling is simply walking (and eating) my way through local farmers markets. Nowhere was that more evident than in Rome’s Campo di Fiori. On this particular visit, I just couldn’t resist the fresh picked, plump juicy figs that seemingly permeated every corner of the market. Rows upon rows of…

Apple Fritters in Lake Como

A quick train ride from Switzerland and I’m finally in Italy. I’ve been waiting for this day since I first decided to embark on this journey. Crossing into the Northern Lake region from Lucerne, I’m treated to the luxurious banks of Lake Como. I have to admit though, I’m not too familiar with Lake Como,…

Pierogies in Poland

Wandering the streets of Warsaw, it doesn’t take long to see that one treat (both sweet and savoury) reigns supreme…pierogi. Being of Polish heritage, i knew full well that Pierogies were a staple in Polish households. ┬áthere are Pierogi (or Pierogarnia’s) everywhere you go. Luckily I didn’t have to go far in search of the…