Ok so the cherry jam was not a success, at least is is not the best jam I have ever made, but will be excellent for pies and riccotta cake, however yesterday my friend Paul arrived with a colossal amount of raspberries. These are Scottish raspberries, grown by an Englishman here in Valdichiascio, Umbria, Italy […]

Bellaugello gay bed and breakfast commands a view south down the valley of the river Chiascio. ¬†On a sunny hillside slightly to the east of south sits Pian di Cascina, agriturismo home to Paul and Isabel, and a field of raspberries. In the relative cool of yesterday evening Tom and I found ourselves picking raspberries. […]