Pasta e fagioli for pasta lovers

Pasta e fagioli, simply meaning “pasta and beans”, is a classic and authentic Italian soup made in many ways, with or without tomato, with fresh or dried pasta, with meat in it (e.g. lard or pancetta) or vegetarian.

Cold wild-fennel and cucumber soup

August is a long, slow month in Umbria. Most of the world seems to...

Black rice and farro minestrone

Minestrone is a most democratic recipe, every region, town or family has their own...

Chickpea soup with rucola and my new cookbook!

My second cookbook "Festa Italiana" is published! Read all about it and enjoy a colorful bowl of chickpea soup to celebrate!

Farro and lentil soup

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

Creamy Spinach "Vellutata" soup

A creamy vegetable soup which can be made year round with a wide range of vegetables including spinach, squash, asparagus and mushrooms. Easy, quick and delicious

Easy Italian chicken and tagliolini pasta soup

How to make tagliolini in brodo, a classic Italian comfort food for winter dinners. Fresh pasta cooked in a light chicken broth and served with a sprinkle of parmigiano, it's to die for!