Blog – Let’s Cook in Umbria

Fried ARTICHOKES   A delicious and irresistible appetizer according to the Umbrian and Tuscan recipe.   Recipe of Fried artichoke  Ingredients: – 4 Artichokes – Flour – 2 eggs – Salt – Oil for frying   Preparation: First clean the artichokes. Cut the stem leaving 3-5 cm attached to the artichoke, remove the outer leaves and dark green,...

Maritozzi with mosto (Marriages with grapes must)   Maritozzi are soft, sweet, yeast buns with raisins. Traditionally for newly wed husbands to offer these small cakes to their wives, thus the name “maritozzo” or “ marriages”. They are typical of Lazio but the Maritozzi with grape mus...

Potatoes with wild fennel   Ingredients: – 4 large potatoes (1.5 kg total) – grated Parmesan cheese – wild fennel – 1 sprig rosemary – 3-4 sprigs thyme – 3-4 sprigs fresh oregano – 1 clove of garlic – Sale q.b. – Ground pepper q.b. – Extra virgin olive oil 50 ml   Preparation: Start by washing the potatoes well...

Autumn: in the garden is the time of pomegranate!   Now is its moment of glory, when hanging from its branches rose-red fruits that look like large apples from the romantic winter colors in the middle of a beautifully golden foliage. It ‘a historical presence, a good...

Figs with red wine, vanilla, honey and cinnamon   September is the month for excellence of figs: sweet fruits with delicate taste. They originate in Orient and then through the Persians came to Greece to spread throughout the Mediterranean basin. The figs in red wine sauce, are a delicious...

August-September Gualdese An authentic medieval village in Umbria I was born in Gualdo Cattaneo, a wonderful medieval village in Umbria. In the ancient village of Gualdo Cattaneo each year takes place a Festival called “August-September Gualdese” . This year the festival was held from 22th August until 3rd September...