Month: October 2018

FAI Autumn Days: “Pesche” of Ancona and Restaurant La Vecchia Pesca

Do you remember when we enjoyed the FAI events in Spring? Well, it’s time to visit some new hidden treasures, with their autumn counterparts: le giornate FAI di Autunno (Autumn FAI days). For those who lack long lasting memory, FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) is the Italian equivalent of the British National Trust. Every year, on..

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I maritozzi di Mamma Graziella

Here is another appointment with our sweet cook Mamma Graziella! Today we prepare the Maritozzi. You may have seen (and tasted) them already in our neighbour regions: they may have the same name, yet they are different in what’s inside. The ones that are traditional in Rome, for instance, are usually without raisins and eaten..

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La Sagra dell’Uva

Walking in the streets of Cupra Montana in this beautiful season means to smell the unmistakable flavour of sweet grapes, wine and must! And this is not only because there are many wine cellars busy with the vendemmia (the grape harvest), but also because the sacred Sagra dell’Uva is approaching! Yes, sacred. For the inhabitants..

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