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porcini mushrooms sauce with lots of red wine

    There are days you simply have no time, right? Somewhat you are too tired to even shop for food. I have been there many times, but saddest thing after a hellish day is to get a bowl of cereal or instant soup for dinner. So, here is my revenge to a hurried day.…… Continue reading porcini mushrooms sauce with lots of red wine

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tagliolini with almond pesto and broad beans

TAGLIOLINI WITH PESTO AND BROAD BEANS. Umbrians love broad beans, fave. As soon as it’s spring, crates of the long green pods start to appear in markets and shops. Those who are lucky enough to have a vegetable garden will pick the young and tender ones and give bagfuls to their neighbors as a gift.…… Continue reading tagliolini with almond pesto and broad beans

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piselli al prosciutto

PEAS AND HAM.  Spring brings wonderful ingredients, fresh peas, asparagus, broad beans, strawberries. It seems hardly necessary to cook as everything is so bright and flavorful you can eat it as it is. Fresh shelled peas are delicious and can be used as a low calories snack. This is a very traditional side dish that…… Continue reading piselli al prosciutto

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creamy norcina pasta sauce with pork

    Norcia is a marvelous medieval town in Southeastern Umbria, blessed by fresh mountain air and by the breeding of pigs. Already in the IX century the delicious animal represented a main source of income for the locals. One can modestly say that they have a long standing expertise in making the best sausages…… Continue reading creamy norcina pasta sauce with pork