Bread, Pizza & Focaccia

Bucciotto, a cheese-bread doll for Easter

Easter in Umbria is not for those with a delicate constitution. A cheese-egg-meat-wine-chocolate binge...

Gluten free bruschetta bread (new and easier version!)

Developing this recipe has been very difficult. And slow. And sometime a little discouraging....

Sicilian pidoni: small calzoni filled with curly endive

  PIDONI FRITTI ALLA MESSINESE. The Pitoni or Pidoni are parcels of a pizza-like...

Torta di Pasqua, an Umbrian Easter bread

When I was a child in the late 1960s many homes, including the one...

Seasoned breadcrumbs

Hot to make the most delicious, Italian style, breadcrumbs

Rose blossom cake

History and food evolve hand in hand. The first cake ever made must have...

Slow-dough focaccia

This simple onion Focaccia bread is Umbria's best flat bread. A crispy and light...

Colomba: a traditional Italian Easter bread shaped like a...

Easter 2013 You may not be the most beautiful dove but you have a sweet,...

An Italian skillet flatbread: torta al testo from Umbria

Torta al testo is a traditional rustic flatbread made in Umbria, Central Italy. It is often served stuffed with cured meats or grilled sausages.

Garbanzo bean farinata with caramelized onions and rosemary

As you probably know Italians have a long tradition of eating vegan food. You...