Umbrian Potato SoupBy Alyssa SaltzmanA great warm vegetable soup for a cold winters day. Strawberries with MascarponeBy Alyssa Saltzman"When my mother wanted to make a quick, but impressive dessert, This often came out of the kitchen. It is very light and fresh... a perfect summer dessert."
-PaolaSautéed Porcini with Frascati WineBy Alyssa SaltzmanPorcini mushrooms have a nutty, smoky flavor. They are very popular in central Italy and are found in many dishes. Risotto with RadicchioBy Alyssa SaltzmanRisotto prepared with radicchio and prosciutto.Ravioli with Butter and SageBy Alyssa SaltzmanHomemade ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach topped with a butter and sage sauce.Pumpkin RisottoBy Alyssa SaltzmanPumpkin risotto is a creamy and delicate dish perfect for this fall season, when the pumpkin is the queen of our tables! This recipe is perfectly embodies all the delicious flavors of this vegetable, since it is not covered by any other ingredient, but only enhanced by a small amount of tomato sauce. The pumpkin risotto is a dish that warms the heart and satisfies the palate, perfect for a chilly evening.Perugina ChocolatesBy Alyssa SaltzmanDuring our Cooking Vacations in Umbria, we visit the Perugina chocolate factory and learn how to make their perfect chocolate truffles.Pasta with Sausage and Vodka SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanPasta with sausage and vodka sauce is a spin on penne vodka with sausages added for extra flavor and proteinPanna CottaBy Alyssa SaltzmanPanna cotta is an Italian dessert of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and molded. The cream can be topped with whatever you like, this recipe is with chocolate hazelnut sauce or a berry sauce.Homemade Pasta DoughBy Alyssa SaltzmanThere is nothing better than homemade pasta, it seems like a daunting task, but it is much more simple than it seems.