A town called Vercelli

[October 2021] We went to a town called Vercelli in Piedmont, northern Italy. Apparently this is the capital of rice in Europe. Certainly, when we were walking in the town, there was a rice shop….


The skillful young chef, Toshiro

[Oct. 2021] In Vercelli, a town in Piedmont, Italy, we had lunch at a restaurant called Ristorante Le Risaie. As usual, my husband found the restaurant on the internet, and the name of the chef…


to Piedmont for wine

[ Sept.2017 ] Piedmont in Italy is not only beautiful with gently sloping hills, but also famous for its wine. We went there to buy some bottles some years ago from Milan just for a…