Spring

Slow-dough focaccia

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

Pannacotta with cold or hot fruit sauce

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

Spaghetti with asparagus garlic and fresh chili pepper

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

Braised Artichokes alla Romana

A traditional recipe belonging to the Jewish Roman cuisine, artichokes alla Romana are slowly braised in olive oil with garlic, parsley, and mint.

Rose petal liqueur

ROSE LIQUEUR In my previous life I used to trap smells. As a profession. I used...

Fresh pasta in a creamy zucchini and saffron sauce

A wonderful creamy saffron pasta recipe — For this easy recipe, the saffron is added to a mixture of stir fried zucchini and ricotta cheese or cream

Stringozzi pasta, the Umbrian pici

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

Light vegetarian risotto with grilled radicchio

An easy risotto recipe, perfect for winter. Carnaroli rice, slowly cooked in vegetable broth, with diced Asiago cheese, grilled radicchio, white wine, butter, Parmesan and parsley.

Tender Pork Loin braised in Milk

This quintessential Italian braised pork loin (maiale al latte) will become one of your go-to recipes for a dinner party. Cooked in a mixture of wine, herbs and milk is light and creamy at the same time, a perfect combination!

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...