The Ruined Church, Basilica Di San Benedetto, In The Centre Of Norcia, Umbria
A Visit To Norcia, A Town In Southern Umbria The town of Norcia in southern Umbria is famous for both religious and culinary reasons. On the religious side of the equation, Norcia was the birthplace of St Benedict, founder of the Benedictine monastic order. On the culinaryRead more

Trattoria In Siena, L’Osteria

Antipasti at L'Osteria in Siena
Sunday Lunch In Siena At L'Osteria A couple of weeks ago we ate at one of my favourite trattorie, L'Osteria in Siena. l'Osteria is located a short walk north of the Campo, Siena's main piazza. If you follow signs to the church of San Francesco you areRead more

Lunch In Assisi, Osteria Piazzetta Dell’Erba

A plate of tagliatelle at osteria piatta dell'erba
Osteria Piazzetta Dell'Erba, a Restaurant in Assisi Last Sunday we drove to the Umbrian town of Assisi, we started our day out with Sunday lunch at a great restaurant, the Osteria Piazzetta dell'Erba, a short walk from the central piazza. The weather was quite unsettled last weekRead more

Le Logge, Restaurant In Città di Castello

Tagliata at La Logge Restaurant in Citta di Castello
On Friday night I went out in Città di Castello with a group of my Italian friends from the sommelier course that I've been doing over the last year. Tagliata at La Logge Restaurant in Citta di Castello Being Italian and trainee sommeliers, they have a strong interestRead more

La Trattoria In Pissignano

An outside table at La Trattoria, Pissignano
On our trip out to visit the Fonti del Clitunno last Sunday we went for lunch at La Trattoria, a restaurant on the opposite side of the road to the natural springs. We had first eaten here on a trip to Pissignano Antiques Market and a visit toRead more

Lunch at Trattoria Gozzi

Dining at Trattoria Gozzi, San Lorenzo, Florence
Trattoria Gozzi, San Lorenzo, Florence Yesterday we went to Florence to meet up with some friends. The time we could spend in this beautiful city was limited, so we didn't do very much other than eat lunch at Trattori Gozzi in Piazza San Lorenzo and visit theRead more

Torta al Testo

Torta al Testo, Umbrian flat bread
Torta al Testo is an Umbrian flat bread that you will often find served as part of a mixed antipasti. It is cooked in an oven on a round hot stone and  served sliced like pizza but split down the middle and filled, usually filled with aRead more