Category Archives: Radicchio

Risotto al Radicchio Rosso con Pere e Formaggio Morlacco

Our first tour of the season, a walking and cycling tour of the Veneto and then Tuscany really demonstrates the regional variations of Italian cuisine. We cooked Venetian seafood specialties with a professional chef, then a few days later joined … Continue reading

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Frittelle al Radicchio Rosso di Treviso – Radicchio Fritters

Carnevale, from the Latin carne vale, meaning “farewell to meat” is one of the biggest festivals in Italy. Similar to our Mardi Gras, it marks the two to three weeks before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the 40 days of … Continue reading

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Torta al Testo con Ricotta, Salsiccia e Cicoria

We are on our way to Umbria soon, on our next Bike the Wine Roads cycling tour, and I am looking forward to enjoying some of Umbria’s unique style of pizza along our route. Called torta al testo, torta meaning … Continue reading

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Radicchio Pesto

Pesto is most commonly interpreted as a mixture of crushed basil, garlic, cheese, nuts and olive oil, but this simple technique can be applied to so many other ingredients. We see many varieties on our cycling tours in Italy – … Continue reading

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Spring Oat Risotto with Peas, Radicchio, Asparagus and Pecorino

Spring is the time of year when my cooking enthusiasm gets a shot in the arm from the wonderful fresh products that begin to appear in the local markets. I am just back from a bike trip in Italy, where … Continue reading

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