Blog – Let’s Cook in Umbria

Spelt of Monteleone (Spoleto) DOP The Spelt of Monteleone (Spoleto) joined the official list of typical Italian products with the certification DOP (protected designation of origin) that was released July 16, 2010. Being a product DOP certification requires that the entire production process must be carried out...

Zucchini Involtini with fresh Ricotta   Ingredients : 2 zucchini fresh ricotta 200 g. Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan salt and pepper. walnuts 50 gr Tomatoes sauce Garlic chili pepper 1 egg Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg Preparation: To make involtini, cut zucchini lengthways into 3mm slices . Reserve any trimmings for another use. To make...

Prosciutto di Norcia IGP The best foods in Umbria The IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) or the "protected geografical information," is the slightly less strict of the two denominations which awards the IGP seal to products from specific regions of Europe. The IGP acronym guarantees a product originating...

Torta Caprese The Torta Caprese, as suggests the name, is a delight of chocolate and almonds typical of the island of Capri, near Naples. The Torta Caprese is a low cake of dark chocolate and almonds, crunchy outside and soft inside. The origin seems casual: the chef forgot...