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Alf in Italy – A day in Umbria – Bevagna

Many visitors to Italy do the Rome Florence Venice thing, tick the box and think that they have seen Italy.... Jun 7, 2017
Travel and Culture

Alf in Italy – The Eremo of San Bartolomeo in Legio

Our friend Sandro is a mountain guide. He is taking me to visit a saint's hermitage in the foothills of... Apr 25, 2017
Travel and Culture

Alf in Italy – La Spiaggia – Part 2

It's only a short drive to the beach along the Strada Provincale 30, a narrow, sinuous, twisting, road that mostly... Dec 12, 2016
Recipes

Pomodorini confit (Slow cooked baby tomatoes)

Pomodorini confit (Slow cooked baby tomatoes) There are hundreds of ways to use these tomatoes. Italian chefs use confit tomatoes... Dec 2, 2016
Travel and Culture

Alf in Italy – Lunch at il Vecchio Forno – Barletta

Rubbing the foot of the Colosso di Barletta certainly brought us luck. Of course luck does not just happen; it... Oct 25, 2016
Travel and Culture

Alf in Italy – La Spiaggia – Part 1

One of the first places I was taken to when I first visited Italy was the beach. The Pescarese are... Sep 20, 2016