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Sformato di Fiolaro e Scampi – Fiolaro Broccoli Flan with Shrimp

There are countless local varieties of plants that are incorporated into the traditional cuisine and wines of Italy. Due to Italy’s unique geography, these particular species have been isolated to a small area, and may only be found and used … Continue reading

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Sformatino di Ricotta con Tartufo Nero

One of Italy’s most renowned culinary indulgences is the truffle. Found throughout northern and central Italy, we enjoy them on many destinations on our Italiaoutdoors cycling tours, from the Veneto and Piedmonte to Umbria and Tuscany. Hidden away in forests, … Continue reading

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Sformato di Zucca – From the “Squash Eaters” of Ferrara

On a recent trip to Ferrara, I indulged in several of their local specialties, all that involved pumpkin, or zucca. According to Lynne Rossetto Kasper in The Splendid Table, “The Bolognese call the people of Ferrara ‘squash eaters’ because of … Continue reading

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