What’s the Slow Food Movement?

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What’s the slow food movement about? Slow Food Nation began in Italy with the founding of its forerunner organization, Arcigola, in 1986 to resist the opening of a McDonald’s near the Spanish Steps in Rome. In 1989, the founding Manifesto of the international Slow Food movement was signed in Paris, France by delegates from 15 countries. The Slow Food organization spawned by the movement has expanded to include over 100,000 … Read more

Tea & Pie Anyone?

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Tea & Pie anyone? I got to meet Valarie the proud new co-owner of Fleur de Teas located in Phoenix, AZ. We spoke several times on the phone about perhaps working together Valarie was interested in either having people pick-up their pie orders during the week and eventually selling them as well. Also dropped off a sample – which was my Plum Pie with red wine and chocolate dribbled on … Read more

Brownie Pie

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Brownie Pie recipe. While on the road trip I was reading a paper about Gluten Free diets, from Sally Ann Shurmur who shares her recipes on gluten free. This particular recipe is from Carol Fenster Ph.D. Flour mixture you will need to make the brownies: 1.5 cups potato starch 1.5 sorghum 1 cup tapioca flour 1/2 cup corn or almond or bean flour Makes 4- 5 cups of flour mixture … Read more

Pane d’ Amore Bakery

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Pane d’ Amore Bakery was Franks baby. When I first met Frank, he’s the Master Bread Baker and his significant other – they were busy, we drove up to Port Townsend to visit them. On August 19, 2010 almost a year later Frank met us in Coupeville, WA for lunch, you can read more about this on the next post. Frank the Founder is on the far right side. What … Read more


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