Local foods and wines

An Auction Prize: a Stay in Our Assisi Apartment

Always a delight to share Umbria with our apartment guests!

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Live Italy, Live Assisi Rural Life

You can’t truly take home Italy without contact with our rural friends: national treasures.

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Peaches, Peppers, Potatoes and More: Cooking Umbria

Sharing Umbrian goodness in cooking together in our home, always brings joy. Join us to cook up the flavors of Umbria.

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Near Deruta: Home Cooking and Pasta-Making

When you’re in Umbria, you simply can’t MISS a farm lunch with Giuseppa near Deruta.

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Cook Up Umbria on a Rainy Day

When you next visit Umbria, do join us to cook up Umbrian goodness.

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A Sicilian Summer Recipe

When eggplants are in your summer garden, serve them up the Sicilian way.

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Pisa: Much More Than a Tower

Going to Pisa? Remember that it offers far more than that Leaning Tower.

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Piombino, Second Time Around

Piombino is not just another port city on the Tuscan coast. It’s also worth a stop for buonissimo seafood eating.

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The Island of Elba: Sea Splendor

When in central Italy, do take time for a few days on the island of Elba. Be sure to see it from the land, from the sea.

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Before the Ferry to Elba, Piombino Seafood Goodness

We knew we’d be enjoying savory seafood on Elba – but we even had it at the port city of Piombino before catching the ferry.

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