World Pasta Day: Homemade Pasta

** This a “talk story” post. In Hawaii, to “talk story” is to share memories and tell stories. ** When I received Verena’s invitation (from “Mangia che te fa bene”) yesterday to participate in World Pasta Day, which is Thursday, October 25th, the first thing that came rushing back was our last trip to Italy […]

World Bread Day: Double Mango Bread

(Rezept auf Deutsch hier) There are few things that call to mind Home and Love more readily than home-baked bread. Even people who don’t grow up with home-baked bread (like me) will feel emotional strings tugged when the aromas and textures of baking bread are evoked. Bread-making also invites Taoist mindfulness and a visceral connection […]