Category Archives: Fitness

A Very Special Day on Our Prosecco Wine Tour – Col del Lupo

A highlight of our Bike the Prosecco Wine Roads tour is a visit to a Prosecco producer. Just getting there is a pleasure. To quote a guest, “This is the most beautiful bike ride I’ve ever done.” We tackle a … Continue reading

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Risotto Aragosta con Riso Venere Nero (Lobster Risotto with Black Rice)

A recent article in La Cucina Italiana featured a selection of recipes for riso, or rice, each recipe using a different variety of rice. Some are traditional Italian risotto rices, such as Arborio, Carnaroli, and our Veneto favorite on our … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Carbonara con Asparagi

A classic Italian pasta preparation known the world over, pasta alla carbonara is a quintessential example of Italian peasant food. Stories as to its origin are many and varied, and you will find versions of it all over Italy, with … 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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Perfect, Simple, Healthy. Lunch in Cormons, Italy

Recently, I visited Cormons, Italy. A small town tucked away in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, this town is the epicenter of wine production in this region. It’s location puts it at the border of both the Collio and Isonzo wine zones, so … Continue reading

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