Stylish summer dining

A balmy evening at Bellaugello, some guys lingering late in the infinity swimming pool, others busy styling the terrace table for another of our dinners.

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Not only did they scour the gardens here at Bellaugello gay guest house for a table centre, resplendent with rosemary, roses and artichoke flowers, but the napery was stylishly folded and has set a very high standard for future table settings

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The other evening we dined off figs hand plucked by the guys in the gardens at Bellaugello. The figs were gently stuffed with Gorgonzola, wrapped in pancetta and baked in the oven

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tonight we feasted on deep fried zucchini flowers, delicately stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies, a house summer speciality at Bellaugello and a heavenly starter to a delightful evening.
One of the things that never cease to amaze me is just how quickly friendships are made by visiting couples and just how small the world is. As one guy commented last night at dinner we have gone from a table dominated by Dutch guests to one dominated by French guests, so quickly does the language change. Although not previously known to each other it was soon discovered that two of the couples belong to the same naked swimming club in Paris and two other couples have mutual friends who recommended to each that they visit Bellaugello, and both couples live in different countries! A real network of Bellaugello guys is growing round the world