Balsamic Roasted Onions This is one of those simple, easy recipes that after each time I make it I wonder why I do not do it more often! I was reminded how much we love these sweet, roasted onions after visiting our favorite little restaurant in Deruta for lunch calledRead More →

Scarpaccia {Tuscan Zucchini Tart} My favorite aspect of Italian cuisine is its regionality. Every region in Italy has its own specialties, some shared by other regions but with different names. I love discovering regional recipes that I am not familiar with, including this flatbread like tart. This unique zucchini flatbreadRead More →

Burrata With Warm Tomatoes & Olives Living in Milan many years ago, we were very familiar with buffalo mozzarella. Still, we didn’t often see burrata, which originated from the Puglia region. Having visited Puglia many times since then, I have fallen in love with burrata, and we eat as muchRead More →

Pumpkin & Walnut Bread As soon as fall rolls around each year, everywhere you turn you see pumpkin recipes. I resisted starting any fall baking until just this past week but I finally gave in when I started craving pumpkin bread. Pumpkin, one of my favorite varieties of winter squash,Read More →

Sour Cream Banana Bread The Covid 19 Pandemic has had many folks in their kitchens baking up a storm, trying to keep busy, especially while we were locked down. Browsing the internet, it seemed everyone was into sourdough starters, baking loaves of sourdough bread, and making banana bread. I canRead More →

Sweet And Sour Roasted Beets And Onions Beets are a vegetable that folks seem to either love or hate. When roasted, the natural sugars of any vegetable are enhanced and beets in particular become lightly sweet in flavor. My husband and I both love beets and we eat a lotRead More →