Category Archives: Gambellara

Sformato di Fiolaro e Scampi – Fiolaro Broccoli Flan with Shrimp

There are countless local varieties of plants that are incorporated into the traditional cuisine and wines of Italy. Due to Italy’s unique geography, these particular species have been isolated to a small area, and may only be found and used … Continue reading

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Bassano del Grappa

Today we decided to take a break from the kitchen altogether, and do a longer and more leisurely ride. Our destination today is the beautiful city of Bassano del Grappa, known for white asparagus in the spring, the beautiful Ponte … Continue reading

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Trout with Grappa and Almonds

The freshwater lakes of Trentino and Friuli-Venezia Giulia abound with many varieties of trout. The northern provinces of Friuli not only produce more trout than any other region of Italy, they also consume more of it than any other region. … Continue reading

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Cooking Class: How to Cook Risotto, and Narrowly Avoid Burning Your Friends’ House Down…

Last Monday we had another very enjoyable cooking class in the back woods of Sugarloaf, ME. A enthusiastic group of women, plus two brave men faced brutal sub-zero temperatures to gather at my friend Nancy Marshall’s house for an evening … Continue reading

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