Firenze Files:The Barista Next Door

I spent some time in the Piazza Santa Croce today reading a book and drawing in the sun. I went back out after dinner as well and wound up venturing into the Finesterae, a ristorante, bar (both alcoholic and coffee), gelaterie, and pastry shop.  Originally intending to sit for a short while with a good … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Series: Desserts

I’m retelling the story of my family’s Thanksgiving meal in the wrong order by sharing the dessert after the salad, but who hasn’t at some point wanted to skip right past dinner and get to the sweets! I cannot claim credit for these beauties, but I wanted to share the pictures regardless.  My mom made … Continue reading