As the writer Alice B. Toklas said, the French bring to the table “the same appreciation, respect, intelligence and lively interest that they have for the other arts, for painting, for literature and for the theatre.” This history of thoughtfully prepared meals and passion for terroir, the combination of earth and climate that distinguishes a wine, has made Paris an ideal place to practice the art of savoring.
Rosenbloom, Stephanie. Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude (p. 40). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.
There’s only one very good life, and that’s the life that you know you want, and you make it yourself. —Diana Vreeland
Summer is upon us and that means the Sienese Palio will again be run in July and August. If you’d like to know more about the palio, Netflix has a very good (and beautiful) film devoted to it.
Here’s the info:
how do you do it?
You came down from the stars.