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."
- PaolaDried Fruit Crusted Turkey SkewersBy Alyssa SaltzmanThese skewers can be prepared with turkey, chicken, veal or pork. Coated in nuts and dried fruits, its always a crowd pleaser.Dark Chocolate Gelato with Peperoncino and CinnamonBy Alyssa SaltzmanA fun and adventurous gelato recipe with dark chocolate and peperoncino Country Style PizzaBy Alyssa SaltzmanOn Friday evenings in Villa Eddarella, Carla teaches out guests how to make this country style pizza, we have a pizza party and dance all night in the cabana under the tuscan stars. Cinnamon 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. Chianna Beef & Vinaigrette Vegetable SaladBy Alyssa SaltzmanChestnut and Rum GelatoBy Alyssa SaltzmanIn the town of Soriano, especially in autumn, Chestnuts are in everything you eat, ravioli with chestnuts, soup with chestnuts, so why not gelato, too. This is Italy, after all. 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.Capricciosa SausagesBy Alyssa SaltzmanCapricciosa sausage is a Sicilian sausage that is filled with pork, as well as mozzarella and caciocavallo cheese.CaponataBy Alyssa Saltzman