Recipes

A Recipe of Umbrian Fall Goodness

If you’re in Umbria in the fall, you might want to try this recipe with Umbrian winter squash.

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Recipe! Pasta alla Norcina

Feel like cooking up the flavors of Umbria? Try this dish.

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Tasting Green Tomatoes: a Recipe

October is always “green-tomato time” for me. Every year, I experiment with sauces for all the unripened tomatoes in our graden, Here are a couple.

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Tasting Umbrian Goodness

If you’re in Umbrian in the spring, you’ll want to savor fava bean goodness.

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Farro recipe

If you’re staying in one of our Assisi apartments in July or August, just ask us for tomatoes from our garden for this recipe.

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Summer Goodness of Umbria

If you’re staying in our apartments in the summertime, hope you’ll be tastings zucchini, eggplants, and tomatoes from our garden. And maybe one of these dishes?

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When in Umbria, Do Not Miss a Sagra!

Sagras are food festivals in small villages all over central Italy, running about 10 days. Locals cook up the goodness and young ones serve at table. One of our favorites? The July Festa di Sant’Anna in the mountain area near Assisi.

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Umbria Sauces, Right from Our Garden

While you’re staying in our apartments, we hope you’ll come for dinner. They’ll probably be an antipasto or a main course topped with a condiment simmered on our wood stove: starring purple onions? or green tomatoes? Click here for more recipes Read more on food/wine lore Read about Pino’s turkey goodness, often joining those sauces

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You’re Invited for Salad…and…

Join us for dinner when in Umbria. There’ll be salad from our garden……and more! Read about the goodness of other wild greens. Click here for a few recipes Read more food and wine lore here

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Foraging for Wild Asparagus

Abundant rain this spring has meant abundant wild asparagus. Had a good hunt this morning, coming home with an armful of wild asparagus – and a few wildflowers, too. For lunch today: pasta with wild asparagus. i even had enough for a wild asparagus frittata as well. We have chickens again and fresh eggs of… View Article

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