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Spaghetti with prawns, watercress and pesto

Peppery, refreshing and full of goodness, watercress has been farmed since prehistoric times. Its season is now, though under the right conditions it will grow nearly all year round… Spaghetti with prawns and watercress and pumpkin seed pesto OR Spaghetti con gamberi al pesto di semi di zucca e crescione d’acqua Serves 2 (with leftover pesto) […]

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Caramelized Roasted Carrots With Parsley Almond Pesto

Easter is just a little less than a week, and I am getting lots of questions about planning an Easter menu. When planning any holiday menu, each course shipped flow from one to the next and have complimentary flavors. Holiday side dishes are al… Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Artichoke Hearts

In just over two months time, we will be returning to Umbria for our 2016 season. We love to travel throughout Italy whenever we can fit it into our schedule, and every year we sneak off to Venice for a couple of nights. Venice is a city I know… Continue reading

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Colourful carnival season begins in Venice

Venice has begun its carnival season with a large floatilla of colourful Venetian boats floating through its canals Continue reading

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Fennel Parmesan {Finocchi alla Parmigiana}

Although I am not particularly fond of cold weather, I have to admit that I enjoy seeing new fall and winter vegetables show up at our local markets and grocery stores as the temperatures drop. Here in Umbria, vegetable availability is seasonal… Continue reading

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Italian English Dictionary

Italian Translation Into English Of The Seasons I have a great love for all things Italian. I work in a translation agency dealing with Italian English language combination projects, I am getting fat on Italian food and I am even … Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine: More Than Pasta

There is much more than red sauce and starch on the agenda for most Italian regional cuisines, and with all of the various regions and cultures in the boot on the ocean, Italian regional cuisines have as much range as your average New York City block. Continue reading

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I Love Italian Wine And Food – The Sardinia Region

Cannonau wine may qualify as the mother of all European wines. It is made from the Grenache grape, which originated in Spain. The producer, Sella and Mosca, has the second largest contiguous vineyard in Italy. Over 6 million bottles are year are produced on an estate of more than 1500 acres. Continue reading

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Italian Wedding Theme Favors

Italians have rich wedding traditions and choosing an Italian theme for a wedding is a great idea. The clothing, decorations, food and favors will all be stunning and tasty with the Italian theme as the basis. Continue reading

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Italian Recipes

Easy Italian Recipes – Quick And Delicious For The Entire Family Do you need easy Italian recipes that you can cook up fast that are delicious and inexpensive? Below are three very simple Italian recipes that do not require much … Continue reading

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Italian Pasta

When we hear the term Italian cuisine, the first name that comes in our mind is pasta. Though it was originated in Italy, it is famous worldwide. Pasta is like noodles, made from certain grain flours with water and/or eggs mixtures. Continue reading

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