Rebecca hams it up with Letizia from Alla Madonna del Piatto Country Inn and Cooking School.
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One of the most popular pastimes in the Umbrian countryside, despite its innocuous sound, involves enough flirting with danger to justify that certain John Wayne swagger.
Just to makes things clear at the outset, this is not a blog about food.
Hello, my name is Rebecca. I ate all my children’s Easter candy. Again.
At Easter, Umbria offers humanity a dish which represents, in my opinion, the apex of culinary accomplishment. Its ne plus ultra. Its climax. My friends, I present to you Torta di Pasqua (also known as Pizza di Pasqua or simply Torta al Formaggio).
It takes a lot for me to squeeze my butt onto a minivan with eight other adults for the day. Big money, for example. Brandishing a loaded weapon often will do the trick. Or, if all else fails, the promise of a glass of wine.
If you really want to see how the Italians in rural Italy live, your best bet is to head to the nearest sagra.