A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

As Summer Turns to Fall

Few foods say summer like sun/vine-ripened, succulent, sweet tomatoes Seemingly overnight…summer turns to fall with plump figs, swollen grapes and September peaches a rare, gorgeous and delicious September peach a peach, toasted pine nut risotto Along with cooler weather fall risottos with  melon, peaches, wild mushrooms or chestnuts make their appearance again. brodetto di pesce –  a seafood tomato-based bisque …


It’s the Ingredients, Stupid

To coin the famous phrase, It’s the Economy, Stupid…, this is my convinced answer to the oft-asked question of why Italian food in Umbria is so exceptionally good, usually much better and often not even comparable to the results our guests and friends get when they cook or eat out at home.  It most likely has absolutely nothing to do …