Italian Farm House

Creme Fraiche Recipe

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Once you have made this easy recipe, you will wonder why you every bought Creme Faiche at the store! Ingredients: 1 quart heavy cream (40% or more butterfat content) 2 tablespoons cultured buttermilk Directions: Heat the cream in a non-reactive pot to 72 degrees F Add the cultured buttermilk and stir Place in an airtight […]

World’s Best Frosting (according to Keli)

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

This recipe is one of those delicious accidents that sometimes happen when you’re creating in your kitchen. I was making a Zuccotto for our Italian Farmhouse Cooking Class at Poggi Bonsi and I wanted to pretty it up with some icing accents. I decided to use a cream cheese frosting recipe and substitute mascarpone because […]

Italian Farmhouse Cooking Class Menu

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

April 5 & 6, 2016 This menu will feature some of Keli’s favorite recipes, as well as the olive oil and wines of Manucci Droandi of Tuscany. The Italian Farmhouse cookbook by Susan Herrmann Loomis is out of print, but Keli has scoured the internet and found enough books so that each student will take home a gently-used […]