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Eggs in Italy – Why Is the Yolk Orange?

Even the most ordinary of foods can seem special and of higher quality when we experience them in Italy. A question asked over breakfast, as one of our guests cracks open a lovely soft boiled egg and is presented with … Continue reading

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Crostoni di Uova alla Cacciatora – Hunter’s Eggs from Tuscany

Our touring season in Italy is fast approaching, and we’ll be returning to Tuscany on a private walking tour, as well as our Bike the Wine Roads of Tuscany cycling tour in the fall. One venue I am really looking … Continue reading

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Acquacotta – A Traditional Tuscan Soup You Can Make Today!

My search for subject for my blog post this week began with a delivery of fresh duck eggs from a friend. I’ve been preparing them all week in frittatas, and I’ve already covered duck egg pasta in a previous post. … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Pasta – Whole Wheat Pasta with Poached Egg and Spring Greens

Here is a recipe which I must describe as ‘Italian inspired’, rather than a strict interpretation of a traditional regional Italian dish. When we are on one of our Italiaoutdoors culinary adventures in Italy, we learn about the regional dishes, … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Polenta with Mushrooms and Poached Egg

Polenta, typically made with corn meal, is a traditional dish from the Veneto region. It has many variations, from a soft side dish served with meats and fish, to a firmer texture that can be grilled or broiled. During our … Continue reading

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