Winter

Braided brioche filled with sour cherry preserve

I live the strange life of innkeepers, working 7 or 8 months in a...

Classic Italian sauté mushrooms trifolati

Trifolare is a classic Italian method of  cooking thinly sliced vegetables with garlic, olive...

Roasted rosemary mushroom parcels

After having been involved with teaching and thinking about food for over than 10...

Gluten free ravioli

There is so much good food to discover and enjoy.  A lifetime is not...

Falsomagro roast beef stuffed with eggs, guanciale and cheese

This is another recipe of the clever Italian mammas of the past. It's called...

Home-made Ladyfingers

The real Italian heart beats in the peasants. Somewhat our royals have been always underwhelming. Take...

Slow-dough focaccia

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

Torcolo di San Costanzo, a medieval sweet bread from...

My hometown Perugia is well protected from evil. We have 3 patron Saints to...

Christmas the Umbrian way: zuccherini cookies

These ring-shaped Christmas cookies are a simplified version of the sweet fruit breads made in Umbria for holidays and celebrations. Simple and rustic they are great for dunking in your favorite hot drink by the fireplace.

Tiny pork meatballs with parsley and Parmigiano

PORK MEATBALLS. This is our family's recipe beloved by old and young.  For parties,...