Magical Provence Itinerary

Magical Provence September 12-19, 2018 Itinerary 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 by Chef Gisele…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

The perfect salad for fall entertaining. Serve it in a hand-painted Italian Pottery Tuscan Village Serving Bowl for a festive presentation. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons Ritrovo Selections Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 cup Madonna dell Olivo Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Ritrovo Selections…Continue Reading

Apricot Almond Tarts

Makes 12 Tarts Ingredients: 1/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup slivered almonds, slightly toasted 6 tablespoons butter 1 eggs 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 1/2 tablespoons flour 1 sheet frozen puff pastry,…Continue Reading