squashsausagelasagna

Butternut Squash Sausage Lasagna

There is nothing as satisfying on a cool fall day than a slice of lasagna made with fresh noodles layered with creamy béchamel sauce and a delicious sausage squash...

figapplecrostata3

Fig, Apple & Walnut Pie

I was a very happy cook over the past couple of months having discovered a group of wild fig trees in the field behind our property here in Umbria....

mezzalune

Nutella Mezza Lune

This recipe is a simple one that sounded great in theory but tasted even better once I actually put everything together and baked them. I decided to use a...

lemonpannacotta

Limoncello Panna Cotta With Black Cherry Sauce

I love to cook for guests but there are times when after a multi-course dinner you just cannot enjoy a heavy or rich dessert. At those times a panna...

coffeemacs3

Coffee Macarons With Nutella Ganache

This was the first batch of macarons I have ever tried and luck must have been on my side because they turned out really well. These are French macarons,...

onionpizza

Cannara Onion Pizza

Having recently visited the Festa della Cipolla in Cannara, I simply couldn’t get this delicious flatbread, or pizza as they called it, off my mind until I made it...

radicchiolasagna

Lasagna With Caramelized Radicchio, Onions & Crispy Pancetta

We visited the seaside in Le Marche a while back and although we ate a lot of wonderful seafood dishes, one dish we tasted and really enjoyed was this...

plumjam

Plum Jam

This is one of my favorite jams to make as it isn’t too sweet and has a gorgeous jewel color. I love to use this jam as a filling...

peachgelato1

Fresh Peach Gelato

I seem to be on peach binge lately but really when they are at their absolute peak is there really any better fruit? I love a great fruit flavored...

peachcoffeecake

Fresh Peach Breakfast Cake

This is an easy breakfast or coffee cake that can be pulled together in minutes and is very moist and delicious. It isn’t too sweet so it would be...