Traditional Umbrian bread. A taste only an Umbrian could love.
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The miracles worked by St. John’s water. I’m a believer!
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.
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.
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!
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.
One day you wake up and discover you have given birth to two foreigners.
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).