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Finocchi con Arance, Melagrana e Noci – Fennel with Orange, Pomegranate and Walnuts

After the elaborate meals of the holidays, I find lighter fare refreshing. Here is an elegant salad, amazingly simple, requiring only a few wonderful ingredients found throughout Italy during the winter season. We see fennel and pomegranate growing by the … Continue reading

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Lenticchie – Lentils, and 5 (or more) Different Ways to Use Them

Ski season will soon be upon us, and I’m craving warm comfort food with the onset of cold temperatures. A warm meal in a mountain rifugio is a perfect mid-day break during our Dolomite ski holidays. But comfort food does … 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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Barbabietole al Forno – Roasted Beets, 3 Ways

Finding Chioggia beets at my grocers always brings me immediately back to Italy. This heirloom beet comes from the Italian coastal town of Chioggia, right across the lagoon from Venice. In fact, it is often referred to as “Little Venice”, … Continue reading

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Pappa al Pomodoro

We see many bread based dishes on our cycling tours in Umbria and Tuscany. Here, bread is not often enjoyed alone, but worked into a dish. I covered one of these recipes, the great summer salad made from tomatoes and … Continue reading

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