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Ombretta: Sail into Sardinia (wine degustation)

Ciao and Happy Tuesday! I love to try different wines & food of various Italian regions. My “around the corner” trattoria Ombretta on Glebe Point Road is a favourite loved by locals in the Glebe and Inner west area. Every month this little hidden Italian diamond hosts a regional food & wine degustation night, presenting a […]

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Pronto Post: Marketplace @ QVB

Hi All! Pronto post (quick, necessary & impulsive) is in order on this horrid rainy week … Hope all you Sydneysiders are staying dry! … One of the things that I love about Sydney are the little random food events that pop-up! Thank god for my regular Broadsheet emails & social media as a whole […]

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Terrifically Torta Tenerina – Chocolate Cake

Ciao Readers! Being in the midst of a Sydney Winter – what does people take comfort in? … Well FOOD and specifically for me it’s cake – CHOCOLATE CAKE! I always love reading up and hearing about new sweets or foods to try … And I must admit that I am not the best baker […]

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Friggitoria is FANTASTICO!

Ciao All! Back to my Italian roots again and back to being my food-focused self. I’m totally getting faaaaa-t and it’s OK – must go for a run tomorrow … Actually I’ve been incorporating A LOT of walking into my life – especially to & from work! If I am going to indulge in such […]

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It’s a Piadina Party!

Ciao Everyone! Welcome back to “I am Very Busy!” … The irony is that I am so busy that I don’t even get the chance to blog as much as I would love to! But I am a firm believer of quality not necessarily quantity … I wish I had all this spare time to […]

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Limoncello Torte & Lemon Totes! …

Hi All! If you already didn’t know … I LOVE LIMONCELLO … It’s citrus note is a little bit bitter and a little sweet with a cool finish. It’s Summer – European Summer and so delicious to drink. And I also love lemons in general … Squeeze it over oysters, have it with tea & […]

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Come & see Capriccio Osteria …

Food Glorious Food … The 5 kgs that has crept on from Italy and prior to will not vamoose! So I am on a partial food plan with Lite n Easy … I know, I know – if I go on a “diet” it means that: 1) There will be no food blog posts and I will […]

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Aperitivo Addiction (Italian Gem – Part 2)

Ciao All! Here I am again – FOOD Focused … Desperately missing Italy & all of it’s delights! Sorry I’ve been M.I.B.A (missing in blogging action), but my holiday to Italy became non-stop in it’s incredible intensity! … BUT this now means that I have a backlog of material – which is fortunate for my readers […]

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Gems of local Italy … Part 1

Ciao All! Welcome back to “I am Very Busy” … Blogging all the way from Italia! Yes I am on a totally different continent and experiencing life in a different way! … Located in the area of Ferrara (northeast of Italy, just south of the Po River) – it’s rich in architecture & history, just […]

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Feelin’ Chiara Ferragni Flats …

Ciao a Tutti! Almost time to touch down in Italy! Super excited and can’t wait to eat my way through all the most amazing home cook meals and try this incredible cuisine wish real authenticity! Italy is also know for it’s ability to create a classic, timeless and unique style with fashion … Think Dolce […]

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