Tag: Lake Como

Well-thumbed cookery books – Jan 2023

Once a month I’m going to write about one of my favourite cookery books from my extensive collection and why I’ve cooked so many recipes from it. It’s only fair that I start with one that’s seen plenty of action and is one of… Continue Reading “Well-thumbed cookery books – Jan 2023”

Missing Il Lombardia

Yesterday, was the race of the falling leaves, one of the five Monuments (major Classics races) of the cycling season. We should’ve been there enjoying the live racing, drinking Aperol Spritzs in some of our favourite cafes and appreciating the wonderful scenery. We weren’t… Continue Reading “Missing Il Lombardia”

Falling leaves

We were recently in Como to watch what I regard as the last race of the cycling season, Il Lombardia, also known as the race of falling leaves. The weather was glorious and while there were fallen leaves most of these were dead from… Continue Reading “Falling leaves”