Almost Fully Cured

For pancetta to be authentic pancetta, the pork must be cured, then dried.


The Five Food Groups

And now abide the food groups... pasta, cheese, chocolate, wine, and butter, these five. But the greatest of these is butter.




I never had a cassoulet in France. It’s the garlic thing again. But I have always wanted to try to make it. And New Year’s Eve 2018 was the moment. Susan (Provence WineZine) and Towny were here for a week of visiting, relaxing, eating, and – bien sûr – wine tasting. What better time to have this culinary adventure?