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Torcolo di San Costanzo, a medieval sweet bread from Umbria (and US Book Tour 2017!)

(For the US Book Tour announcement, please scroll to the end of the post ) My hometown Perugia is well protected from evil. We have 3 patron Saints to look out for us: San Lorenzo, Sant’Ercolano and San Costanzo. Nationwide, San Lorenzo is the most popular. One of the Seven Deacons of Rome, and therefore… Continue reading Torcolo di San Costanzo, a medieval sweet bread from Umbria (and US Book Tour 2017!)

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a roast chicken with Umbrian herb salt for the holidays

Dear friends how are you? Are you also looking back at this year that once again is almost gone, and thinking: wow, it’s good to be here. I do, despite everything. The economy, the crazy weather, the earthquakes (we had two major ones in the last 3 months), the politics, the floods and no olive… Continue reading a roast chicken with Umbrian herb salt for the holidays