Tag Archives: Vegetables

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… Continue reading

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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 vegetabl… Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower With Lemon Parsley Dressing

Vegetables play an important part in our weekly menus which have me on a constant search for tasty new recipes. One of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables such as cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli is to roast them. Roasting vegetab… Continue reading

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Italians lose appetite for healthy Mediterranean diet

Fears of obesity epidemic as Italians turn away from vegetables and fish in favour of red meat and dairy produce 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 Wine And Food – The Emilia-Romagna Region

It didn’t really accompany the food, a breaded chicken cutlet in sweet and sour sauce with potatoes cooked in chicken fat. As the wine aged a bit, (it takes a long time to finish a liter if you don’t care to drink very much at a time) it got better instead of worse. Continue reading

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The Apulia Region

If you are looking for fine Italian wine and food, consider the Apulia region of southern Italy. You may find a bargain, and I hope that you’ll have fun on this fact-filled wine education tour.

Apulia is the heel of the Italian boot. Continue reading

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I Love Italian Wine And Food – The Molise Region

Molise is a small region of central eastern Italy on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the most unspoiled regions of Italy, about 90% hills and mountains. Agricultural products include livestock, pigs, sheep, and goats, wheat and a variety of vegetables including giant celery. Continue reading

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