Tag Archives: Sausage

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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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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Salsiccia e Pancetta Fresca con Fagioli

During my recent trip to Umbria for our Bike the Wine Roads of Umbria tour, and a few days in Tuscany afterward, I saw this dish on many a menu. It features two of Umbria’s favorite products, beans and sausage. … 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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Lentils with Sausage – Two Ways

Lentils with some sort of pork, various sausages, pigs feet, bacon, and other cuts, is a fairly common dish in Italy. It is traditionally served on the New Year, as it is believed to bring good fortune – the rounded … Continue reading

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