July 24, 2014 | Rome, Italy | Partly Cloudy 21°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.

Experimental man

What do you get before you marry a man who smears stinky cheese on a calf? A recipe.

Deconstructing nonna

Putting peasant grandmothers on cookbook covers only tells a sliver of the story.

Bread of ages

Once, rural bread had to be hauled to bakeries for baking, and the aroma persists.

Fit for a queen

Beautiful experiences can make you want to make wonderful things to eat.

Brad Pork

If you have to choose between kisses and porchetta, always choose the latter.

More In Provincia

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