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Family Truffle Hunt 2014 – A Photo Journal

Our daughter and her family are presently here visiting us in Umbria, and although we planned a number of fun day trips along with a couple overnight excursions for...

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Grilled Panzanella Salad

Panzanella is simply a salad that incorporates bread along with a mix of fresh vegetables. Although panzanella is Tuscan in origin, I have enjoyed it in many forms in...

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Pasta With Pistachio Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes & Clams

I am really having fun this year creating unique pesto sauces using a variety of different ingredients. I have made pesto sauces using different greens such as arugula and...

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L’infiorate di Spello 2014 Photo Journal

One of my favorite experiences each year takes place in Spello on Corpus Domini (Corpus Christi) when the entire small town is carpeted in flowers in a celebration called...

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Cherry Nut Cake With Mascarpone Whipped Cream

I have been having really good success baking with different whole grain flours lately and I have developed a preference for the unique texture and nutty flavor I get...

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Red Wine Roasted Sausages With Potatoes & Olives

I am sure you have heard me say many times that pork is king here in Umbria and in general we do eat a lot more pork than beef,...

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Puglia 2014 Adventure

We just returned from our long awaited vacation in Puglia this past weekend, and although we had a wonderful time initially, things ended up much differently than we had...

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Chicken Mushroom Marsala

Italian Food Forever is now almost thirteen years old and amazingly, this was one of the first recipes I ever posted to this blog. Despite the fact that I...

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Taggiasca Olive Focaccini

I usually make focaccia of some type at least once a week. I often make it for our farmhouse guests to snack on while they sit around the pool...

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Baked Breaded Cheesy Cauliflower

Cauliflower can be a rather boring vegetable as it really doesn’t have a lot of flavor of its own unless it is roasted. If you steam or boil it...