Home in Trastevere

  We made our home, while staying in Rome, in the area called Trastevere. So called because it lies across the River Tiber. Trastevere was once the bohemian quarter of

Bongiorno Rome

  Scorci – Italian word – no true English translation, but here goes ……… it’s a view you glimpse, all of a sudden, that leaps inside you. If you get

Ananda Cottages – General

  We have been coming to Ananda Cottages in Ubud since 1995. Slow adopters to Bali, we had never found the southern beach areas of Bali very inviting. Friends convinced

Beetroot Tarte Tatin

  Credit : From Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s book: River Cottage Veg Everyday. Jeune made this for lunch when I was in Braidwood. The classic Tarte tatin is made, of course, with