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Summer Vacation

We’ll be back October 15th with new recipes and stories.


From a nutritional point of view this month is the triumph of the color red. Red is displayed in a thirst-quenching watermelon, red raspberries, and the blushing cheeks of nectarines and tomatoes. August in Friuli means the gardens will be full of vegetables as well as the shelves of vegetables in the vegetable shops. For [...]

Basil Granita with Strawberry Compote

The granita I made comes from a recipe from the magazine “La Cucina” of the Corriere della Sera. Since December last year (2012) I have not found on it on newsstands and for that I am very sorry. The magazine had very nice graphic layout with original recipes that were simple at the same time. [...]

Tomato Risotto

I tried this rice many years ago while camping with my classmate Carla. I was struck by the simplicity of its execution and its deliciousness. Carla said, “This is a typical dish suitable for camping and for those who do not want to cook like me!” I make it often in the summer and every [...]