• frittelle-di-riso-dolci

    Sweet rice Frittelle

    Each italian region has its own tradition! Here, in Umbria, for St. Joseph, sweet rice Frittelle are a must! Simple and delicious, they take us back to our grandmothers’ kitchen, they dipped generous spoonfuls of rice to sizzle in pots…

  • rocciata

    Umbrian Rocciata

    The Umbrian Rocciata is a typical dessert of Foligno and that part of Umbria that climbs towards the mountains of Colfiorito (also famous for its red potatoes) up to the borders with the Marche. At first glance, it recalls the…

  • tozzetti-alle-mandorle

    Almond Tozzetti

    Christmas calls cookies… or cookies calls Christmas?!? Anyway, the cookies of this period par excellence are the Almond Tozzetti. When you find yourself baking 10 different types of small sweets, you can’t help but love the tozzetti: no molds and…

  • confettura-di-fichi

    Fig Jam

    The secret for a good recipes collection is to ask for them every time you come across something special! Here, I tasted this fig jam some time ago by Maria, the mother of my super friend J … it struck…

  • crostata di albicocche

    Apricot tart

    Here we have a recipe that I care a lot, because it was given to me by a great friend: Ele! The apricot tart is simple and fast, perfect for a breakfast or a snack, in this period of red…

  • acacia flowers fritters

    Acacia flowers fritters

    During the first days of May, spring explodes. Acacias trees gets filled with white fragrant bunches. If you look around youorself, you can see them almost everywhere: parks, cities avenues, woods. They are beautiful, aren’t they? But have you ever…

  • Sponge cake

    Sponge cake

    This is the first recipe I found of the sponge cake, about twenty years ago, I don’t even remember in what book anymore. I found myself so happy it, that I never changed. The procedure, on the other hand, yes…


    Half shortcrust pastry

    (… How many times have I prepared you!) I got this recipe of the half shortcrust pastry dough from my high school boyfriend’s mum!! She was passionate about cakes… I might have found a little inspiration in her… I haven’t…

  • Torta pere e cioccolato

    Pear and chocolate tart

    (Pear and chocolate Tart – Ari’s mum recipe) Recipes are gifts, given to you, so… spontaneously. And in our turn, as we received them, we can one day give them to someone else. We are supportive about sharing, but it’s…

  • Ciambelline al vino

    Wine donuts

    Wine donuts were his dad's favorites… they came straight from the heart of Ciociaria, made by the abrupt speed of expert hands, but overflowing with love.