Roasted Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients:Olive Oil16 oz Rotini or Fusilli Pasta1 Onion, diced2 Zucchini, sliced into rounds and halved2 cloves garlic, mincedĀ¼ tsp chili pepperSaltPepperInstructions:1. In a medium pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add pasta, cook according to package directions. Drain, set aside.2. In a medium pan over medium heat, add a tablespoon of olive oil and … Continue reading Roasted Zucchini Pasta

What I’ve Learned in Italy

In the small town of Luino, on the crystal clear waters of Lake Maggiore, we bring our time in Italy to a close. We have been here for 7 weeks. We've seen the romantic Tuscan hills, the Olde World architecture and charm of Proceno, the bustling city streets of Rome and Florence, and the very … Continue reading What I’ve Learned in Italy

Florence – The City of Renaissance

A two hour train ride took us from the wild countryside of Proceno, to the big city of Florence. It is a delight to witness the many faces of Italia. Here, the air doesn't have the smoky sweetness of pellet stoves I've come to love, instead the air is filled with sounds. Sirens, cars honking, … Continue reading Florence – The City of Renaissance

Pasta E Fagioli

A simple, hearty pasta dish Can be adjusted easily to be more like soup or sauce depending on your preference. Ingredients:Olive Oil 12 oz Small Pasta - rotini, elbows, ditalini etc 1/2 Yellow or White Onion, diced 1 carrot, chopped into small pieces, 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 15 oz can cannellini beans + aquafaba … Continue reading Pasta E Fagioli

What To Know About Visiting Proceno, Italy

Our stay in picturesque Proceno is winding to a close. We've been here for 30 days, spent a quiet Christmas and rang in the New Year with style. Our Homebase and hosts have been gracious, generous, and helped us feel right at home. Proceno, Italy If you're planning an Italian getaway and you enjoy the … Continue reading What To Know About Visiting Proceno, Italy