Sicilian Spaghetti Stuffed Eggplant Rollups {Involtini di Melanzane}

Sicilian Spaghetti Stuffed Eggplant Rollups {Involtini di Melanzane}
We just returned from ten fabulous days in France, spending half our stay in Provence, and the other half in the French Alps so my husband and his friends could climb mountains on their bikes. Now our trip to Sicily last month seems so far away, and I had to recently pull out my photos [...]
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Frizzone – Vegetable Stew From Emilia Romagna

Frizzone – Vegetable Stew From Emilia Romagna
I often get carried away at my local outdoor markets here in Umbria. There are only two of us at home, but I always buy enough vegetables to serve a large family for a week! This dilemma usually works out for us, as we eat the leftover vegetables for lunch throughout the week. When I [...]
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Tomato, Onion, & Gorgonzola Cheese Salad

Tomato, Onion, & Gorgonzola Cheese Salad
I love to travel around Italy, and when friends ask where else I’d like to travel in Europe, I always say I have too much to see yet in Italy before I go elsewhere. When we lived in Milan for eight years while my kids were much younger, we traveled around Europe a lot, in [...]
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Herbed Farro Polenta Topped With Veggies & Celery Leaf Pistachio Pesto

Herbed Farro Polenta Topped With Veggies & Celery Leaf Pistachio Pesto
It has been an extraordinarily cool and wet May here in Italy, so instead of wanting to make my typical warm weather dishes, I am still in the kitchen making hearty soups, stews, meaty pasta dishes, and even polenta. My kids grew up enjoying a bowl of steaming corn meal polenta topped with tomato sauce [...]
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Girls used Facebook to trick new mothers into handing over their babies after one lost her child

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Heartbroken son captures couple’s final goodbye after double tragedy 

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The Brexiteers are having so much fun that sometimes I wish I could join them

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Leaving the EU will change almost nothing – to start with

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Mother died ‘after throwing herself in front of a lorry to save one of her daughters’

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How Abu Sayyaf, the Islamist terror gang, made a business out of beheadings

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Napping at work: Is it really possible to sleep on the job? 

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