Hockey in Italy!

As dusk began to fall, I was beginning to despair at my options for setting up my tent. I wasn’t having much luck finding a place. Finally, I pulled into a small little town hoping for a quiet spot beside the nearby river. As I rolled through the centre of...

Connecting People with Pasta

A Tagelitelli Italian Pasta Making adventure in Slovenia by Russell a Canadian. Watch as pasta connects people! Stefano and I cooked this up about a week ago. Here is the little montage of clips of the pasta making...

Pomodoro Ripiendo

Yesterday evening, dark grey thunder clouds emerged on the horizon as cycled through the Italian countryside. I am not opposed to a little rain, but, right before you set up your camp or make dinner really sucks. And, boy, the clouds were really dark and ominous! As...

The Canadian Breakfast

This morning I cooked up a Canadian breakfast for my friend Peggy: Fried eggs, hash brown potatoes, and a slice or two of bacon. The coffee and ketchup sit obligingly nearby. While trying to share my culture with the wonderful people I meet on my journey, I often...

Sharing Food, Culture and Soup

Its so nice to have a kitchen to cook in.   Its also so nice to have someone to cook for!  Yesterday, here at the castle, I shared my famous Canadian Soup with Reinhart.   This is a recipe that my Aunt Jannice shared with me when I was in University in...