All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘italian travel’

Day 2: Now The Fun Begins…

"2012 Davinci Wine Storyteller"

“By choosing to click “READ MORE” to view this blog post, you confirm you are of legal drinking age in the country where this site is accessed.”

Read More

Prologue~

"2012 DaVinci Wines Storyteller"

“By choosing to click “READ MORE” to view this blog post, you confirm you are of legal drinking age in the country where this site is accessed.”

Read More

My bags are packed~

Vinci

“By choosing to click “READ MORE” to view this blog post, you confirm you are of legal drinking age in the country where this site is accessed.”

Read More

“Beyond the Pasta” Trailer~

Ravioli- Beyond the Pasta, Mark Leslie

Below is the latest trailer for my book Beyond the Pasta: Recipes, Language & Life with an Italian Family. RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2010 by Gemelli Press, LLC. The finishing touches are being done and soon this two year process from first keystroke to published book will be complete. Stupefacente! When I started writing this book, I said that my …

Read More

Back to business~

See and download the full gallery on posterous **Thanks to everyone for their tremendous interest in my forthcoming book Beyond the Pasta: Recipes, Language & Life with an Italian Family. The book’s website is still under construction, but you can go to it and add your name to the e-mail list which will notify you when the site goes active…meaning …

Read More

Il Sole~

See and download the full gallery on posterous Let the sunshine…let the sunshine in~ For the past three weeks I have been in Birmingham, Alabama working a production of The Marriage of Figaro. It has been glorious to sit in a room and listen to beautiful voices sing in Italian. What has not been glorious is the weather. Just when …

Read More

New old friends~

See and download the full gallery on posterous Everyone into the pool~ Going to a friend’s house for dinner is always a wonderful way to spend an evening. When that friend is someone you haven’t seen in 20 years, it can turn out to be an incredible evening. And when that long lost friend, his wife, and two kids happen …

Read More

Lunch in Venice~

See and download the full gallery on posterous I Love You—now hush~ Yesterday Richard sent a book title to me that perfectly captured a lunch experience with a French couple that we had in Venice. But before that, let me tell you about one of our first lunch experiences in Venice—a very popular inn and restaurant that was ours alone …

Read More

They say Venezia; we say Venice~

See and download the full gallery on posterous Una bella vista~ We were only there five nights, but Venezia made such a strong impression that it needs more than the previous blog posts to do it justice. With Carnevale season here, I think it is appropriate to talk about the two sides of Venice that are reflected even in the …

Read More

It’s a small world~

See and download the full gallery on posterous It’s all a ride~ My father was in the Navy when I was very young and for a couple of years he was stationed in San Diego, CA. While my father was away in the Pacific for months at a time, my mother was at home with my sister and me. I …

Read More

Page 1 of 212»

"Beyond the Pasta" is owned and operated by Mark Leslie. Unless otherwise specified all content, writing, recipes and photography is original and held in copyright through the Library of Congress. It may not be used without the express written consent of Mark Leslie.