Pici Pasta with Pesto SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanPici is a handmade eggless pasta with a pesto saucePork Filet in Chianti Wine SauceBy Alyssa SaltzmanA Pork filet topped with a chianti pan saucePumpkin 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.Sausage and Cheese Puff PastryBy Alyssa SaltzmanThis puff pastry is stuffed with local sausages, romano or parmesan cheeseLimoncelloBy Alyssa SaltzmanLimoncello is a perfect after dinner beverage to share with friends and family. This is also a great gift to give to people over the holidays. Herb Crusted Trout FiletBy Alyssa SaltzmanThis is a healthy and very easy fish recipe that can be used for any fresh fish you have in your area. Eggless 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."
- PaolaBeef Braised in Barolo WineBy Alyssa SaltzmanBarolo wine is a rich and popular wine from Northern Italy. Braising the beef with this wine sauce adds a complexity to the dish that you can't get with other wines.