Tag Archives: Recipe

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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Insalata di Barbabietola con Mele e Formaggio di Capra – Beet, Apple and Goat Cheese Salad

One of my Christmas gifts this year was Lidia Bastianich’s new cookbook, “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine”.  This is a great addition to my library of Italian cookbooks, with a comprehensive overview of ingredients and techniques. Of course, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies – Holiday Treats Inspired by our Italy Adventures

Our Italiaoutdoors cycling and hiking tours bring us to many regions in Italy, each with its own unique culinary and holiday traditions. Here are a few Christmas cookie recipes I’ve developed over the years to recapture the flavors of my … Continue reading

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Canederli di Speck – Traditional Dumpling from Sudtirol

If I had to pick one dish to represent the regional cuisine of Trentino-Alto Adige or Sudtirol, canederli would be it. With it’s majestic terrain of mountains and river valleys, fascinating history as it has been caught between the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Cooking in Italy – Barley Soup from Sudtirol

Another regional recipe from our favorite chef from Sudtirol, Michael Seehauser. Michael has worked with several of our groups during our hiking tours and cycling excursions in Trentino-Alto Adige, and we’re including a class with him next season on our … Continue reading

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