Spinach Spaetzle with Cream and Speck Sauce

What is spaetzle? The Tyrolean dish spaetzle is a sort of gnocchi-like pasta made from flour and egg that is dropped into boiling water to cook and then combined with various sauces like butter or cream and speck. This dish is easy to make, delicious to eat and requires justRead More →


Speck is a delicious smoky salt-cured pork meat that is said to be “a little salt, a little smoke and a lot of fresh air.” It has a long history, dating back hundreds of years and is made in the beautiful mountains of Northern Italy. What is speck? Speck isRead More →

Lambrusco Wine

Lambrusco is a red sparkling wine that is hugely popular for its drink-ability and incredible variety. In 2020, more than 160 million bottles were produced and shipped all over the world for eager consumers to enjoy. Keep reading to find out where it is produced, how it gets its fizzRead More →

Prosciutto di Parma

What is prosciutto di Parma ham? Prosciutto di Parma ham is a world famous salt-cured air dried ham produced in the farming area surrounding the Italian city of Parma. According to the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma website, this area has an age old tradition in the production of delicious,Read More →

Creamy Potato Soup and Homemade Crackers

Nothing like a big bowl of Creamy Potato Soup when it’s cold and snowy outside! This homemade soup is easy and delicious. Serve it with this easy cracker recipe for a comforting lunch or dinner idea. The whole family will love it. My first year in Italy was an amazingRead More →