Figs and Wine Tiramisù

Hello my friends how are you? Have you had a lovely summer? While the North of Europe has suffered crazy high temperatures this year, we have had one of the mildest summers in ages. I can’t really say it’s been cool, but it’s been nice enough for us to venture out for wonderful day trips. As you might remember, once a year we love to … Continue reading Figs and Wine Tiramisù

cooking on a sunny day

Over the years our guests have given us the gift of many beautiful images. Images of ourselves, of Umbria, of cooking classes, of fun and relaxation, of greetings.  Moments in which the lives of others have crossed ours here, atop our magical mountain. Moments for which I am grateful.     This video is a gift of Chris Honeysett, a very talented photographer who visited … Continue reading cooking on a sunny day

from Umbria with chocolate

Every year around this time, mid October, I get vaguely annoyed. First of all it gets cold and wet for the first time after months of wonderful weather. It’s still beautiful all around, but one needs to get used to at least a sweater. Then, like every October in the last 10 years,  Eurochocolate comes to Perugia and so the traffic and a million chocolate … Continue reading from Umbria with chocolate