PERSIMMONS. I better hurry up and pick them before the frost makes them burst. Every autumn it’s the same story. We first have a brief spell of leaf glory, when the proverbial Umbrian green turns to golden and red. Then rain comes, more rain than we want. Everything becomes gray except the persimmons. You see…… Continue reading spiced persimmon and orange jam
This post is dedicated to all those who have been waiting for something to finish or to begin, for a problem to solve or simply for the rain to stop. The “Gerusalemme liberata” is an extraordinary XVI century piece of poetry by Torquato Tasso. The theme is fairly embarrassing by now, it’s about Crusades. It…… Continue reading rainbow
FARROTTO. I am a lucky woman. I am blessed by lots of lovely friends in all corners of the world. Many have all sort of interesting professions and hobbies. Some of my coolest friends, Diana, Corinna, Giulia, Gloria, Rebecca, are innkeepers, just like me. We are the new career girls, we have first gone into…… Continue reading cool inkeepers cook
Over the years our guests have given us the gift of many beautiful images. Images of ourselves, of Umbria, of cooking classes, of fun and relaxation, of greetings. Moments in which the lives of others have crossed ours here, atop our magical mountain. Moments for which I am grateful. This video is a…… Continue reading cooking on a sunny day
There are moments when everything happens.