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Who cares if it’s a soup or a salad? Or if it’s a salad with soup on top? It’s summertime, so why not cross the border between the unexpected and the delicious. A clean, hot seafood broth, with small shrimp, poured over fresh tomatoes, peppers, cucumber and a lot of herbs, served…(Read More)

It’s soup season here in Umbria. Chilly days, wind and rain all mean it’s time to get out the soup pot. Soup doesn’t have to be a long drawn out, multi-hour event. You can make this creamy red onion soup in about half an hour. That’s about the time it…(Read More)

Happy World Kitchen Garden Day! Here’s hoping that all our family, friends and everyone else can ride out Hurricane Irene with not too much damage. Is there a more appropriate way to celebrate International Kitchen Garden day than by making a Garden Gazpacho? I don’t think so…(Read More)

Apple likes “Cooking Simply The Italian Way” so much we’re featured as “New & Notable” in the iBook Store! My name is on the same page as Agatha Christie….mamma freakin‘ mia that is amazing! OK, I hear you, “Uh, what’s a CookVook?” It’s a cookbook with videos. “Cooking Simply The Italian Way…(Read More)

Garden Soup


It’s takes about six months to make this soup. Start in the spring. Eat in the fall. Step 1: In the spring, plant tomatoes, basil, parsley, leeks, carrots, zucchini, and maybe some onions…(Read More)

Fish soups are called ‘brodetto’ in Italy and every Adriatic coastal town has their own version. I don’t live near the coast, I like the French Provencal style of fish soup and I don’t have to play by the rules, so here is Brodetto di Montone. Warning: it is messy to make, it…(Read More)

While summer vegetables get all the gushing praise and glossy photos, what of the lowly winter vegetables? To me, they are every bit as wonderful: all the root vegetables, leeks, cardoons, artichokes, bitter greens, they all lend themselves to hearty preparations. And now is the season of the cauliflower in all its glory. We love…(Read More)