Category Archives: Gluten Free

Risotto con Zucca e Salsiccia – Risotto with Pumpkin and Sausage

Exploring the countryside of Northern Italy during our walking and cycling tours we find ourselves on one of the only flat plains in this otherwise mountainous country. Here in the marshy areas of the Po River Valley, rice found a … Continue reading

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Branzino al Forno con Patate, Pomodoro e Olive – Roasted Branzino with Potato, Tomato and Olives

Our culinary experiences on our Italy walking tours are designed to explore the traditional dishes of the regions we visit. During our class this past July with Alessandra and Elena of Peccati di Gola we made several classic seafood recipes … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Guests on our summer cycling and walking tours are enamored when squash blossoms appear on the table – whether stuffed with cheese, topping a pizza, or flavoring a frittata the presentation is always lovely. These blossoms are easily found in … Continue reading

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Risotto con Gli Asparagi Bianchi – White Asparagus Risotto

Our spring season cycling and hiking tours in Italy coincide perfectly with Northeast Italy’s obsession with a favorite harbinger of spring – the prized white asparagus. From Bassano del Grappa and Cimadolmo in the Veneto, moving north to Zambana in … Continue reading

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Quaglie con Ciliegie – Quail with Cherries

May and June is cherry season in Italy, and during our cycling tours we’ve been spotting cherry trees laden with fruit from Trentino down throughout the Veneto. I’ve written earlier about the renowned cherries of Marostica, but what makes the … Continue reading

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