Recipes

Limoncello: The Drink of the Amalfi Coast

Almost synonymous with the Amalfi Coast is limoncello, the refreshing liqueur, aperitif and digestivo made from the large lemons grown in Campania. While controversy exists regarding the origins of this popular drink, limoncello prevails as the...

Panzanella piatto dei Poveri

Thirty years ago, when we farmed our land, every farmhouse had a matera (a traditional Umbrian bread cupboard) in the storeroom off the kitchen. This bread cupboard was used for the storing of freshly made bread as well as the huge bags of powdery...

An Umbrian Swiss Chard

Ingredients:  •  Generous bunch of Swiss chard with stems on •  3 Tbsp. Butter •  2 Tbsp. Flour •  ½ qt. Milk  •  Freshly-grated Parmesan or Pecorino cheese, q.b.  •  Gorgonzola cheese, q.b. (or...

Pasta ai Gamberi

Ingredients: Small, peeled shrimp 2 Small onions, diced 2 Garlic cloves, peeled and sliced Olive Oil (q.b.) Thyme  Marjoram Tomato pulp 1 lb. Spaghetti Directions: Add diced onion and sliced garlic cloves to a deep frying pan and...

Spelt Focaccia with Kale, Squash and Pecorino

Ingredients:2 C. Spelt flour 1 Envelope dry active yeast 1 C. Warm water 1 Tbsp. Honey 2 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 1 tsp. Chopped rosemary Sea salt, for sprinkling 2 C. Finely shredded stemmed kale, preferably Lacinato SUBSCRIBE...

Spaghetti Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients:¼ C. Dried porcini mushrooms 6 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice 2 Medium carrots, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice1 Baby eggplant, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice  1 lb. Cremini mushrooms, ¼ sliced,...

Spaghetti with Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: • ¼ C. Dried porcini mushrooms • 6 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil • 1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice  • 2 Medium carrots, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice • 1 Baby eggplant, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice  • 1 lb....

Orzo Pasta with Tomatoes, Basil and Parmesan

Ingredients: 8 oz. Dry orzo pasta 3 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 T. Minced garlic (3-4 cloves) ¼ to ½ tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes, depending on your spice preference 12 oz. Chopped tomatoes (canned or fresh) ½ C. Shredded Parmesan cheese,...

Beet Linguine with Pesto and Prosciutto

Ingredients for Beet Linguine: 10 oz. Flour, plus more for sprinkling 5 Egg yolks 1 Egg 4 T. Beet puree 1 tsp. Salt Ingredients for Sage Pesto: 1 C. Fresh sage ¼ C. Fresh basil 1 Garlic clove, peeled and minced ½ C. Parmesan cheese,...
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