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Travelling alone and sexual harassment

Many people have asked me if I felt threatened, harassed or in danger when I’m travelling, and the answer is usually no. I don’t generally go out at night alone, and I’m always conscious about my surroundings, like the guy … Continue reading

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Home cooking: Ricotta

The first time I made Ricotta was in 2008, when I was team-teaching a class for a group of new cheesemongers. I was 2 months into a new job, and was eager to teach what I knew, and learn new … Continue reading

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Cheese in Asia? Yes!

When one thinks of the foods available in Southeast Asia, the mind goes to lemongrass, chicken rice, and coconut curries. It’s considered a given that you will be forgoing many Western necessities like cheese during your visit, but you soldier … Continue reading

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Savannah

Today I took a ride down to Savannah, about an hour away. As always, the first part of the plan involved choosing where to eat. I decided on The Grey, a remodeled Greyhound Bus Station that had excellent reviews. The … Continue reading

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Back to the farm, January 2016

Traveling is wonderful, seeing new things, exploring new foods, meeting new people. But sometimes you need a soft place to land- again. This farm is that place. 80+ acres, a lovely home, a kitchen to cook in and people that … Continue reading

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Singapore, 23 December 2016

My first impression isn’t terribly original- it’s hot and it’s very clean.  I arrived at 6:30 am, after a long flight from Rome. Singapore airlines is excellent. I flew coach for this one, and the food and service are excellent. … Continue reading

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