My philosophy in brief

I cook. I take my own pictures and write my blog. My first passion is eating, and  doing it well is my aim every day. My recipes are a combination of varied fresh ingredients attentively proportioned in line with the Italian tradition. My approach is genuine, and spirited; I look, I find, I cook, and

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Umbria and some of its deli

A lot has been written about Umbria and its food. It  has always been a simple diet, having its roots in  early Umbrian and later in Roman, culture – and relying on the freshness of  its ingredients more than anything else. Nothing too fancy! Having been born there, I would say the region has the best food in the world.. Food throughout Italy has great

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Thursday: it’s dumpling (gnocchi)time!

When I was little, I used to spend the long summer days at my maternal granny s country house; my granny, was a woman of her time, a Catholic with sturdy moral principles and a family woman, but above all, she was devoted to traditional, passionate cooking full of fresh ingredients. I learned the importance

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