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Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: At Home in Umbria on At Home in Tuscany

I recently had the honor of writing a guest post for the fabulous At Home in Tuscany blog by friend and colleague Gloria Cappelli, proprietor of Casina di Rosa in Tuscany.

Losing religion, finding god

You believe in God. Or, you don’t. Either way, it’s time to decide because preschoolers don’t deal well with ethical grey areas.

Spring fever: May arrives in Umbria

If you are wakened the last night of April in the Umbrian countryside by the sounds of footsteps on the drive, low laughter, and the crash of flowerpots being tripped over in the dark, don’t bar your door and hide your valuables. You are probably not about to burglarized, but serenaded!

Extreme sports in Umbria: Wild asparagus

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.

Ceci n’est pas un blog de cuisine: Strawberry Jam

Just to makes things clear at the outset, this is not a blog about food.

Strangers among us: the expat parent experience

One day you wake up and discover you have given birth to two foreigners.

Falling off the wagon: Easter eggs, Italian style

Hello, my name is Rebecca. I ate all my children’s Easter candy. Again.

Food for the soul…Torta di Pasqua

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).

Crossing the Rubicon, or Beginning the Blog

Sometimes it takes a trip to paradise to realize that you may already live there.

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