A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

Fall Foliage and Baking – November 9

  Fall brings rambunctious, raging, riotous countryside colors…AND a wide array of seasonal foods which have been sorely missed for many months.  It also brings an irresistible desire to bake  – not only delicious breads…but also fall vegetables.  One of my favorites is baked cauliflower,  drizzled with Genius Loci PREMIUM extra virgin olive oil and sprinkled with aged pecorino and …


Making Bread in Umbria

 The Reassuring Ritual of Making Bread in Umbria Making bread in Umbria is a ritual – a comforting, reassuring ritual of continuation.  It was the insurance policy in the years of poverty, famine, drought and during the World Wars against hunger.  Most traditional families in Umbria still enjoy making and baking their own bread.  In our case, we have a …