Category Archives: Umbria

Tagliolini con il Tartufo – Tagliolini with Truffles

One of the most sought-after delicacies of Italy is the truffle. We are fortunate enough to be in truffle producing regions on many of our Italy cycling tours and walking adventures, be it central Italy in Umbria or the northern … Continue reading

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Risotto con Funghi Freschi – Risotto with Fresh Mushrooms

On our late summer and fall tours, whether we are hiking in the Dolomites or cycling through Tuscany, a wide array of lovely mushrooms appears on our dinner menus or impresses us as we visit an outdoor market. The varieties … Continue reading

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Sformatino di Ricotta con Tartufo Nero

One of Italy’s most renowned culinary indulgences is the truffle. Found throughout northern and central Italy, we enjoy them on many destinations on our Italiaoutdoors cycling tours, from the Veneto and Piedmonte to Umbria and Tuscany. Hidden away in forests, … Continue reading

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Anatra Arrosto con Balsamico

Venetians themselves are not really meat eaters; their watery surroundings naturally drove them to a seafood based cuisine. However, as you move inland from Venice to the mainland, the low-lying wetlands that exist around the Po, Brenta, and Adige river … Continue reading

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Lenticchie – Lentils, and 5 (or more) Different Ways to Use Them

Ski season will soon be upon us, and I’m craving warm comfort food with the onset of cold temperatures. A warm meal in a mountain rifugio is a perfect mid-day break during our Dolomite ski holidays. But comfort food does … Continue reading

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