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Epiphany and the French Galette des Rois

Yesterday,¬†people in France were¬†celebrating by eating the Galette des Rois. The galette is a puff pastry pie filled with frangipane, which itself if a pastry cream made with ground almonds, cream and eggs. The celebration became over time secular to […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Food, France|0 Comments

A week in Milan (Road trip to Italy, part 3)

One of the highlights of my stay in Milan was attending a ballet performance at La Scala. Traveling by myself, I was able to score for a very good price a last-minute ticket to the amazing Ballet Gala des Etoiles […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Italy|0 Comments

Road trip to Italy (part 2) – Expo Milano 2015

The International Expo in Milano was one of the big events of 2015. A quick search online showed mixed reviews, with a tilt to the negative side. When I read some of those on TripAdvisor after I arrived in Milan […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Food, IT and Science, Italy|0 Comments