Recipes

Winter Squash Ricotta Pasta

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and winter squash will enhance many Turkey Day feasts. In Umbria, winter squash also stars in many a dish; from antipasti to gnocchi to soups to pasta. This is a delicious recipe for Winter Squash and...

Americano

The Americano is truly a classic cocktail. First served in the 1860s at a Campari bar in Milan, it was originally named “Milano-Torino” because of the origins of its primary ingredients, Campari and vermouth. Around the turn of the 20th century,...

Farro Salad

Ingredients: •  1 ½ C. Farro •  1 C. Mozzarella •  6-8 Cherry tomatoes  •  1 Bunch of fresh basil •  1 Handful of olives •  Olive oil q. b. •  Salt, kosher q. b. •  1 can Chickpeas •  1 can...

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients (serves four): •  4 Red and/or yellow bell peppers •  1 Eggplant •  2 Medium-sized ripe tomatoes (Piccadilly variety, if possible)  •  2 C. Fresh Ricotta  •  1 Handful pine nuts •  2-3...

Pasta Tricolore

Ripe, luscious tomatoes and huge bell peppers unite in this wonderfully simple summer pasta dish. Red peppers, white onions and green basil represent the colors of the Italian flag. How could you SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This...

Pasta all’Ortolano Umbro

Pasta dell’Ortolana Umbra is a perfect summer dish showcased with garden vegetables. It is literally translated as “pasta of the Umbrian vegetable-grower.” Simple and quick, the SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is...

Zucchini with Capers and Breadcrumbs

n June, zucchini are abundant in every Italian summertime garden and will star in risotto, pasta dishes, main courses, antipasti, and side dishes. This delightful zucchini recipe is sure to please. Ingredients (for 4 people):SUBSCRIBE NOW! online...
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Burnt Wheat Orecchiette

Le orecchiette sono il simbolo gastronomico della Puglia, conosciute e diffuse in tutta Italia e anche all’estero. Le orecchiette sono un tipo di pasta fresca, sebbene ormai ne esistano in commercio anche versioni essiccate prodotte industrialmente...
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Pasta al Cavolfiore

Pine nuts and currants often star in Sicilian cuisine, so richly influenced by Middle Eastern culinary heritage. They enhance la pasta al cavolfiore (pasta with cauliflower) – a filling and tasty Sicilian winter dish perfect for this time of year....
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