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Strozzapreti pasta made with farro flour

STROZZAPRETI.  Priest stranglers? Isn't this a crazy name? Sounds like a recipe of the...

Stringozzi pasta, the Umbrian pici

Also named strangozzi, pici, ciriole, umbricelli,  the delicious noodles is a fresh pasta similar...

Spaghetti with asparagus garlic and fresh chili pepper

SPAGHETTI WITH (WILD) ASPARAGUS Foraging is all the rage nowadays, but Italians have never stopped...

Farro and lentil soup

ZUPPA DI LENTICCHIE E FARRO. Castelluccio di Norcia, in the South-East of Umbria is...

Classic tiramisu with coffee, mascarpone & chocolate

The best recipe for tiramisu is the simplest and most authentic. The secret of the recipe is to use its original ingredients: real espresso coffee, Italian mascarpone cheese, good quality lady fingers.

Crostata jam tart

CROSTATA, a pastry tart filled with jam, custard or ricotta is is found in...

Fried artichokes

In Italy, when the first young artichokes appear in the markets you start to...

Basic mushroom risotto

  Mushrooms and risotto are a marriage made in heaven. When cooked properly, the earthy...

Seven principles to making an easy pasta with vegetables

There seems to be a sizable number of people who abstain from pasta for...

Pannacotta with cold or hot fruit sauce

PANNA COTTA is a delicate dessert of mysterious history and Piemontese tradition. The name...