Sunny days, some rain, damp mornings, …. The perfect circumstances for porcini to grow. Just need to find a spot in the woods where they grow. Every porcini “hunter” has his own spots, and they won’t tell you where the … Continue reading It’s that time of the year… Porcini!
Last week I was searching the web for new recipes and found this beauty… Spaghetti mari e monti (sea and mountains). You combine the best of the sea and mountains. This is a traditional recipe from Le Marche. Here are … Continue reading Spaghetti mari e monti
Peperonata, another Italian classic. Basic but you can tweak it and add some extra ingredients to spice it up. I’ll show you how to make the basic dish and feel free to add some new ingredients yourself, be creative… The … Continue reading Peperonata, a real classic
Everybody loves a shot of limoncello! But how cool would it be to show off to your friends with a homemade batch of limoncello? It’s not that difficult to make, but it takes some patience. You need to do it … Continue reading Make your own Limoncello!
Frittelle, brings back memories. My nonna making them in the kitchen and me trying them as soon as they were ready… So simple but so good as appetizer. You can make frittelle with all sorts of vegetables, but my favorite … Continue reading Frittelle di zucca, a super appetizer!
Fall is a great season. You can find all sorts of “wild” meat in your supermarket or local butcher. One of my favorites is wild boar. I decided to make my own minced meat of wild boar, and make a … Continue reading Ragu of wild boar
As I already explained in a previous post, gnocchi is a real classic and one of my favorite things to eat. But it you need some time and courage to make them. What is the secret of perfect gnocchi? It’s … Continue reading Gnocchi di patate
A real Italian classic is “gnocchi”. It’s also one of my favorite things to eat. It requires some work but it’s all worth it… But first you need to make a good sauce to accompany your gnocchi. Since you already have … Continue reading Gnocchi con sugo di salsiccia
A few years ago I was looking for good quality wine and came across a website. I subscribed and a few days later the catalog arrived. It came in a small box with a little present in it. The catalog was … Continue reading Fattoria La Vialla: Il Birborosso
Christmas main course: Wild boar stew Or as we call it “Cinghiale alla Marchigiana”… Wild boar with its tasty meat is a coveted prey for hunters. Nearly extinct in the early twentieth century, was then reintroduced in different breeds from … Continue reading Christmas main course: Wild boar stew