Firenze Files: Cibo a Casa

In between longer journals, essays, and reflections, I thought I’d share pictures of food I’ve eaten, purchased, and made. ┬áThis particular post is about food I’ve enjoyed at the apartment thusfar, and “cibo a casa” means “food at home.” ┬áI think taking pictures is the easiest way to represent food, so although I don’t have … Continue reading

Downtown Dinners: Bizou and Brookville

This will be a quick post without many words because I think the pictures will speak for themselves. ┬áI want to document some amazing recent dinners I’ve had on the downtown Charlottesville mall. ┬áThe first set of images is from my first trip to a French restaurant called Bizou. ┬áIt doesn’t have a website, and … Continue reading

Foods from the Past: Spaghetti Squash

I take pictures of almost all of my meals, and lately, I’ve been realizing how many pictures from the past that I have stuck in a folder on my computer, waiting to be featured on this blog. ┬áSo I’m going to make an effort to go back through and post old meals and recipes so … Continue reading

Paleo Plate at Black Market Moto Saloon

One of my favorite lunch joints in Charlottesville recently updated their menu to include specific, Paleo-friendly options! ┬áI blogged recently about how the Black Market Moto Saloon will make their hamburgers without a bun and with a side salad, but they’ve recently added what they call their “Paleo Plate” to the menu. ┬áIt consists of … Continue reading

Mayonnaise Update – Chicken and Potato Salad

Just last week, I made a new batch of homemade mayo, using a combination of canola oil, coconut oil, bacon fat, and olive oil. ┬áI also used Pinot Grigio wine vinegar in addition to lemon juice to cut a bit of the tartness, and I added a bunch of herbs. ┬áNeedless to say, it is … Continue reading