Apple picking with www.notfarfromthetree.org

Apple picking with www.notfarfromthetree.org

Wednesday I went apple picking with www.notfarfromthetree.org The apples weren’t very juicy, sweet or ripe so I decided to make jelly with them. After cooking the apples for around one hour (way longer than the usual 30 minutes) the apples started to scorch a...
Bread Soup with Wild Mushrooms

Bread Soup with Wild Mushrooms

Ingredients 1 ¼ pounds wild mushrooms ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic 3 sprigs mint ½ pound tomatoes 6 slices bread 6 eggs ½ cup romano cheese ½ cup parmesan cheese   Method 1. Coarsely chop mushrooms, rehydrate porcini if using. Put 1/4...
September Dinner Party Menu

September Dinner Party Menu

On a balmy September evening I prepared the following menu. Crostini di Peperoni (Roasted Pepper and Goat Cheese Canape) Acquacotta Della Montagna Cortonese (Bread Soup with Wild Mushrooms) Veal Osso Bucco (Braised Veal Shank Slices with Gremolata served over Gnocchi...