Anne’s “Insider” Tips

Always a joy to seek out new wonders here in Italy, “land of the endless discoveries.” Notes on many of our adventures are here below. Others are here. Share in the wealth.


Why Arezzo Enchants

Here’s one reason we’re often in Arezzo.

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Winter Squash Recipe for a November Day

Winter squash stars in many a tasty November recipe: like this one.

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In Spello, Medieval Tower Restored

Don’t miss a walk to see the restored medieval Torre di San Severino when you visit medieval hilltown gem, Spello.

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Near Orvieto, Good Eating

Don’t miss eating here if you’re in the Orvieto area.

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Recipes: Winter Squash/Ricotta  Pasta

If you’re here in November, do try this tasty recipe.

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Cooking in Umbria: a Vacation Highlight

Why not highlight your Umbria vacation cooking with us in our Umbria farmhouse?

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Umbrian Goodness: Recipe for Borlotti/Farro  Soup

When in Umbria, don’t miss the goodness of borlotti beans and farro.

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The Singing Washerwomen: a Tradition Lives On

If you’re lucky, you might see – and hear!- those “singing washerwomen” when you’re in central Italy.

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Marches Region Good Eating

If you’re wandering the bellissimo region, don’t miss a stop to eat at Ristorante la Marchigiana.

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From Colorado Cooking to an Assisi Farmhouse Stay

What joy recently to link up with Colorado friends staying in our Assisi countryside apartments. Good time and happy reminiscing of our times cooking together in Colorado…..

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