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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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Tagliatelle di Grano Arso con Spinaci, Gambero e Mille Fagioli

Recently, we led a private group on a gourmet Dolomites ski holiday, spending a fantastic week skiing and dining in lovely Cortina. While visiting the slopes at Alta Badia,  we came across a local recipe book featuring recipes from the … Continue reading

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Orecchiette con Salsiccia, Cavoli Rapa e Pignoli – and 4 Easy Tips for a Great Pasta Dish

As a ski instructor, a busy winter vacation week doesn’t leave much time or energy for elaborate dinners. So this past week, dinners were quick and easy. Luckily, Italy serves up many deliciously simple pasta recipes which can be prepared … Continue reading

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Radicchio Pesto

Pesto is most commonly interpreted as a mixture of crushed basil, garlic, cheese, nuts and olive oil, but this simple technique can be applied to so many other ingredients. We see many varieties on our cycling tours in Italy – … Continue reading

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Casunziei Ampezzani – Beet Ravioli with Poppy Seed Browned Butter

During our visits to the Dolomites, we enjoy some wonderful and distinctive local dishes, along with great skiing and cycling. One of the most unique, and striking, is casunziei ampezzani, a specialty of the ski town Cortina D’Ampezzo (Curtain of … Continue reading

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