Pasta With Black Truffles

Umbria is famous for its black truffles, and although in general black truffles are not as highly prized as white truffles by most gourmets, they are none the less...

Apricot Snack Cake

Late spring in Umbria is when apricots and tart cherries can be found sold in abundance in our local markets and grocery stores. A fresh apricot that is at...

Apricot Bars

Living here in Umbria, it is impossible not to appreciate the Italian lifestyle, and one aspect of that is choosing fruits and vegetables that are fresh, local and seasonal....

Eggplant Gratin

Although we eat a variety of different vegetables, and eat a lot of them each and every week, I will always have a special place in my heart (and...