Winter

Pork saltimbocca with guanciale and grapes

After a fairly wet spring and a blazing hot summer, Italian wine-makers have high...

How to make Umbrian pork sausages

My quest to unlock the secrets of Umbria's rural culture, traditions and foods often...

Succulent thyme, lemon and garlic roasted beef

"RESTED" THYME AND GARLIC ROAST BEEF. This is definitely not a traditional Italian recipe....

Slow-dough focaccia

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

Chunky Italian-style sweet orange marmalade

Looking for the best orange marmalade recipe? No need to look for Seville oranges, you can use ordinary oranges and a few lemons and obtain a wonderful marmalade with this no fuss recipe from Italy.

Carbonara pasta with a silver lining

Spaghetti with carbonara sauce is a classic and easy Italian dish, made by coating pasta in a creamy sauce of eggs, cheese, cured pork, and black pepper. Carbonara served with a few slices of truffle appears regularly in the menus of Umbrian restaurants and will make you feel like you are on vacation in our beautiful region. Learn how to combine the right ingredients for a carbonara sauce with a silky texture, and avoid to accidentally scrambling the eggs in the process.

Braided brioche filled with sour cherry preserve

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

Classic tiramisu with coffee, mascarpone & chocolate

The best recipe for tiramisu is the simplest and most authentic. The secret of the recipe is to use its original ingredients: real espresso coffee, Italian mascarpone cheese, good quality lady fingers.

Gluten free apple cake

The're is nothing more comforting that to be included after having been excluded from...

Classic white pasta bake with peas and ham

Pasta al forno (baked pasta) is to Italy what macaroni and cheese is to...