In Torino Italy — Guess that Dessert?

Post by blogger | February 23, 2012      

Doing a bit of tourism around here. Local friends plying me with all sorts of sumptuous Italian victuals. This one was classic (see below), as were the ancient Roman buildings I snapped a few photos of. Check it out.

Roman remains of fort in Torino, Italy. I always enjoy the truly old stuff in Europe. It's so humbling touching your hand to something still standing that workers made more than a thousand years ago.

Roman remains of fort in Torino, Italy. I always enjoy the truly old stuff in Europe. Humbling touching your hand to something still standing that workers made more than a thousand years ago.

An Italian desert

Guess that desert -- easy for you Italiano-philes and chefs out there?

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5 Responses to “In Torino Italy — Guess that Dessert?”

  1. Egg February 23rd, 2012 9:35 am

    I’m guessing that’s the Atacama Desert. Maybe the Mojave.

  2. aviator February 23rd, 2012 11:15 am

    Salame al Cioccolato (Chocolate Salami)

  3. skian February 23rd, 2012 2:50 pm

    I know some great huts not far from you.

  4. rof February 23rd, 2012 8:07 pm

    salumi al ciocolato. one of my favorites

  5. Jed February 23rd, 2012 9:44 pm

    “A desert is a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support growth of most plants.”

    Dessert, the sweet course served at the end of a meal, is spelled with two s’es.
    Think “Second Serving.”

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