Tag Archives: Pumpkin

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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Gnocchi alla Ricotta Su Pure di Zucca – Ricotta Gnocchi on Pumpkin Puree

I am just back from Italy, closing out our season with a private cycling tour. After our guests leave, I usually spend a few days exploring and researching destinations for future tours. Next season we are hosting a private group … Continue reading

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A Perfect Pairing for Thanksgiving – Pumpkin Soup and Branko Wines

On a past visit to Italy, I spent some time visiting Cormons, Italy, in the region of Fruili Venezia Giulia. Located in the north easternmost corner of Italy, right next to Slovenia, this relatively unknown region produces some of the … Continue reading

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Pane di Zucca

For a couple of weeks now I have been staring at my last winter pumpkin, waiting for some inspiration to determine it’s fate. After my travels last year to Ferrara, the “City of Squash Eaters”, I covered a sformato recipe … Continue reading

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Cappellacci di Zucca Ferraresi – Pumpkin “Ravioli” from Ferrara

Ferrara? Said my girl friends when I had suggested it. We were looking for a place to meet up in Italy after one of our Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine bike tours in the Veneto. They’d never heard of Ferrara. As … Continue reading

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