February 12, 2016 | Rome, Italy | Partly Cloudy 13°C
The American: For Italy & the World

Email this article to a friend.

Umbria's B-side

We do not use this form to collect email addresses. Once the email is sent to your friend, it is automatically deleted from our server.
*Your Name
*Your Email Address
*Recipient's Name
*Recipient's Email
Personal Message

In Provincia

Letizia Mattiacci

Letizia runs Alla Madonna del Piatto, an Umbrian cooking school and B&B, and has a blog.

Rock of rescue

How a Sri Lankan citadel, determination, and a lot of ginger tea can save your life.

Scacciadiavola

Reflections on a demon-ousting Umbrian Sagrantino wine leads to thoughts of tasty risotto.

In the cloud

When the rain lashes down and the world seems oh-so-bleak, bake a cake.

Don't add it up

Though limited-ingredient recipes are all the rage, cooking is not about those kinds of numbers.

Un-auntied

When your 73-year-old aunt decides to unfriend you on Facebook, it's time to focus on peaches.

More In Provincia


Day and Boarding International High School in the Heart of Rome

Everything you need to know about visiting or moving to Tuscany, Italy.