As you will have read the past week has been utterly glorious here in Umbria.  Temperatures reached 18ºc and azure skies and big sun filled the days. I took advantage of the beautiful weather to get into the garden here at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse.  A big tidy up took place, and I also started on […]

The abundance of sunshine this year has produced a glut of tomatoes. Five days ago we picked several kilos of tomatoes, mostly variety San Marziano, which are grown for their firm intensely flavoursome flesh. Having left them in a cool place to fully ripen, this morning they were chopped and put through the ‘machine for […]