Alvaro and his grandson Giordano dropped in at Bellaugello this afternoon with gifts of wild asparagus and fresh eggs.  Only this morning Giordano had picked the asparagus which grows wild here in Valdichiascio,  and the eggs are their own from free range hens. The asparagus is cooked, the eggs are mixed and I am now […]

Italy abounds with fine produce, and to my delight it remains very seasonal.  Melons are not to be found in the winter,only in the summer when they are sweet and fragrant, currently peaches and apricots abound, much grown in the south of Italy.  The same is true of most fruits and vegetables, Spring is the […]