Asparagus Risotto

When it’s asparagus season it is hard to choose which recipe to make! I find that the recipe I turn to the most is risotto di asparagi. This to me is spring!  When the weather starts to get nicer here in Italy, the first time I find asparagus at the local market, I make asparagus…

Chocolate Italian Salami

Who doesn’t love a chocolate surprise on their table? That is exactly what the Chocolate Italian Salami is!  The perfect little touch of chocolate to finish a meal or have with an espresso as a midday snack. This recipe is one I inherited from my fabulous Italian mother in law.  I remember first eating this…

Eating & Skiing in Gressoney,Valle D’Aosta

Places to Go & Eat. Gressoney, Valle d’Aosta.  Gressoney is a ski village in the Italian Alps, at the foot of Mount Rosa.  This village is a well-kept secret in Italy and even throughout Europe.  What truly makes Gressoney unique is its position inside a scenic valley, how it has been left untouched by the change…

Terra Madre in Turin

Turin celebrates all this with its annual food festive in September known as Terra Madre sponsored by the Slowfood organization.

Veal in Carpione

Carpione is a typical Piemontese dish, from the north west region of Piedmont.  Carpione is a white vinegar marinate with white wine, onions, sage and your choice of  fried vegetables like zucchini for an appetizer course or with meat like breaded veal or chicken and even fish like trout for a main dish.  Carpione is…