Farro and Pear Cake with Sagrantino Wine SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanThis pear and Sagrantino wine cake is the perfect dessert in the autumn months. It is very unique and delicious.Eggplant ParmesanBy Alyssa SaltzmanThis is Carla's eggplant parmesan recipe that is always a hit in the kitchen. The eggplant is lightly fried and crispy, topped with Carla's tomato sauce and cheeseEggless Pasta DoughBy Alyssa SaltzmanThis pasta dough has no eggs in it, perfect for a vegan diet, this pasta is very popular throughout central Italy and pairs well with a tomato sauce. Egg Leek SoupBy Alyssa Saltzman"When we were children, we used to visit the farmers that managed our land. The wife, Anna, was a wonderful cook and always prepared special dishes for us. This particular one is one of my fondest memories of winter meals on the farm. Now is it one of those things I make when I really want something quick, warm and light."
- PaolaCream of Artichoke SauceBy Alyssa Saltzman"When I was growing up in a small town in Italy in the 70s you could not find frozen artichokes. I can't begin to tell you how much I hated to clean the fresh artichokes. But that was my job and I sure enjoyed eating the pasta!"
- PaolaCinnamon and Powdered Sugar FrappeBy Alyssa SaltzmanA frappe is essentially fried dough, this is sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. This is often eaten around the holidays in Italy. Chocolate SalamiBy Alyssa SaltzmanChocolate Salami, although sounds like a meat, is simply chocolate in the shape of a salami with cookies and hazelnuts inside. This is a recipe from the Piedmont region of Italy. Castelluccio Lentil SoupBy Alyssa SaltzmanCastelluccio, although a tiny village, is well known in Italy for its lentils, in fact, we visited this town specifically for its lentils on our Norcia tour.CaponataBy Alyssa SaltzmanBalsamic Vinegar ReductionBy Alyssa SaltzmanBalsamic Vinegar glaze is so versatile and can be used on both sweet or savory dishes, the best part is that it is super easy to make at home!