RAFT Botanicals Sun Hat Cocktail

Put on your sun hat and enjoy this delicious summer cocktail! Made with RAFT Botanicals cocktail syrups and bitters. Find them at PoggiBonsiGifts.com. 1.5 oz gin or vodka (they work equally well) .5 oz RAFT Hibiscus Lavender…Continue Reading

RAFT Botanicals Backyard Collins

This refreshing cocktail is Keli’s go-to beverage for warm summer evenings on the deck. Made with RAFT Botanicals cocktail syrups and bitters. Find them at PoggiBonsiGifts.com. 1.5 oz gin 1 oz RAFT Citrus Rosemary Syrup 1…Continue Reading

Magical Provence Itinerary

Magical Provence September 12-19, 2018 Itinerary Only two spots remaining! Wednesday, September 12 3:30 Meet at the Train Station in Avignon 4:30 Exploring La Table Longue and Getting Settled 6:00 Aperitif party welcome 7:30 Dinner prepared…Continue Reading

Risotto with Beetroot and Pecatini

Recipe courtesy of La Terrazza del Chiostro, Pienza, Italy Serves 6 Ingredients 500 gr. Rice (3 1/2 cups) 500 gr. Beet (3 1/2 cups 70 gr. (1/2 cup) Peconzola (Pecorino blue cheese from Pienza)* 100 ml.…Continue Reading

Cacio e Pepe

This traditional Italian “macaroni and cheese” is quite popular in central Italy where the pecorino cheese is the best in the world. Ingredients Kosher salt 6 oz. Umbricelli or Stringozzi pasta 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter,…Continue Reading

Salvatore’s Eggplant Parmesan

Salavatore’s Eggplant Parmigiana differs from American versions as it doesn’t use egg or breadcrumbs on the eggplant and uses much less sauce and cheese. The simple ingredients combined with the dense texture of the layered…Continue Reading

Roman Risotto

Ingredients 2 tablespoons Poggi Bonsi Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, diced 1 cup dry white wine 2-4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth (or as much as needed) 1-2 cups marinara sauce 1 package Ritrovo Selections Arborio…Continue Reading

Jennifer’s Tiramisu

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer McIlvane www.lifeitalianstyle.com Ingredients 500g mascarpone or ricotta cheese (about 2 ½ cups) 5 fresh egg yolks 120g sugar (about ½ cup) 2 tbs rum 1 package Savoiardi (ladyfinger) biscuits 2 cups…Continue Reading

Roman Suppli – Rice Croquettes

Ingredients 1 recipe Roman Risotto, chilled for 8 hours or overnight. 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs beaten with 1/3 cup milk 2 cups breadcrumbs seasoned with 2 tablespoons Salt and pepper 6 ounces fontina or fresh…Continue Reading