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Alf in Italy – Cupello Artichoke Festival

Spring in Italy this year was unseasonably cool with quite changeable weather. The weather in May was so unusual that the Month... Jul 19, 2019
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Alf in Italy – Italia Profondomente

  I am just off the plane and about to enter Italia profondomente, the very depths of Italy, full strength... Jun 29, 2018
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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
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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
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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
Pomodorini confit tomatoes

Pomodorini Confit Tomatoes (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