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Gnocchi con Crema di Montasio, Speck e Semi di Papavero (Gnocchi with Montasio Cheese, Speck and Poppy Seeds)

Poppy seeds are quite popular in the cuisine of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, but are seen very rarely in regions outside of Northeastern Italy. These seeds are obtained from the opium poppy. but have no narcotic effect! They can be used whole … Continue reading

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Tiramisu – Italy’s Favorite Dessert

My favorite Italian dessert, and probably the best-known dessert of  Italy, is Tiramisu. We make this on many of our Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine Chefs on Bikes tours, and it always a big hit. My son Liam requests this on … Continue reading

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Parsnip Soup with Apple Puree

Parsnips are a great root vegetable, white and similar in shape to a carrot, long and tapered. It is a relative of celery root, parsley root, and carrot, and the taste is a combination of the sweetness of a carrot, … Continue reading

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Zuppa di Zucca

Fall is here, and with the colder weather my culinary thoughts turn towards warm comfort foods like soup. You will find pumpkin all over Italy, but it is especially common this time of year in the Northern regions we visit … Continue reading

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