When I was a child there was one tradition of birthday parties that used to mark the threshold of the “not a child anymore”-like parties: the fact that you could not only enjoy the party for a whole afternoon but even stay over for dinner! It was a real accomplishment! There was no other meal..
Every important tradition in Le Marche has its special meal associated. And here’s the Christmas one! This is more than typical, as it is only baked in a small area around Apiro and Cingoli: cavallucci. This name means small horses in Italian, but, to be honest, I can hardly see the resemblance of a horse..
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..
Summer equals fresh fruit. But, of course, in Le Marche we could not only think about healthy, fresh fruit: here they are Peaches as little sweet, delicious desserts. First of all, we have to decide the filling of these desserts: Nutella, jam, French Custard, chocolate cream or you could even choose two of them. Mamma..
June 24th has many traditions all around the world. It is maybe because the Saint celebrated on this day has quite a history, San Giovanni, or St. John the Baptist, or maybe because summer has officially just begun. However, we, in Le Marche, have nothing to envy to “Saint John’s fires” abroad. Our celebration is..
According to the Catholic Creed, Easter Sunday marks the end of a very strict time, namely Quaresima , the Lent. For the farmers in Le Marche, eating even less than they used to do was an evidence of great faith. As a consequence, Easter Sunday was a great moment of joy, happiness and..food, of course…