Recipes

Gnocchi di Zucca

Craving something comforting? This big ol’ bowl of cozy Gnocchi di Zucca will do just the trick. This simplistic and relatively inexpensive recipe is a great dish to prepare for a luxurious night in.  I have to admit, this was my first...

Pomegranate Prosecco Cocktail

Red, sparkly drinks are perfect party favors during the holiday season. This beautiful and tasty cocktail is sure not to disappoint. It's easy, delicious and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Macedonia in a Persimmon Cup

La Macedonia (fruit cup) is usually enjoyed in the summertime when peaches and other summer fruits are in abundance. But, we were recently inspired to create a winter macedonia when we were gifted a Christmas-red SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

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...
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