Sunday’s #SlowlivedMoments: Pears Poached in Red Wine & Rosemary

#Slowlivedmoments A look at autumn in the kitchen of our farmhouse in Italy – Fall is filled with chestnuts, spiced wine, olive picking and perfect pears! The angelica pear is the almost mythical piccola pera (little pear) found in numerous works of Renaissance Art however in Le Marche, it is the local homegrown pear found everywhere and perfect for … More Sunday’s #SlowlivedMoments: Pears Poached in Red Wine & Rosemary

Sunday’s #SlowLived Moments: Falling Leaves & Wellies

I love autumn – Being from Seattle I grew up with Husky Games, maple leaves and burnt orange autumns with trips to Snoqualmie Falls for the stunning drive & stone cut oatmeal, in New York we’d road trip  to Vermont for the epic foliage and rich amber Grade A maple syrup and in Italy we look out … More Sunday’s #SlowLived Moments: Falling Leaves & Wellies

This is NOT your average Cooking Class | Travel Deeper in Italy

 Travel deeper this Autumn… If you talk the talk, then this is your chance to walk the walk! We raise it, kill it and cook it – every October at our farmhouse La Tavola Marche, sharing with our guests the full circle of the food we eat.   The Annual Forage, Slaughter & Butchery Course … More This is NOT your average Cooking Class | Travel Deeper in Italy

Made in France, Responsible Style

Think J.Crew/Madewell meets American Apparel but it’s even better because it’s made in France by a super conscientious company of women ! So my ideal style is something that “effortlessly” combines sustainability (feels good), accessible luxury (looks good) and is comfortable (which means I’ll actually wear it)! I struggle to find things I can wear on the … More Made in France, Responsible Style

Wild Cherry Liquor Recipe from Le Marche

 A thriving local tradition in Le Marche is making homemade liquors/liqueurs to be served after dinner as a digestivo.  Using pure alcohol or grappa infused with fruits & herbs such as visciolino (wild cherry), nocino (walnut vanilla), brugnolino (wild plum/sloe) & many more! Visciole is a tart wild cherry found in abundance in the Candigliano … More Wild Cherry Liquor Recipe from Le Marche

Salty Sailor & Co

I’m excited to share with you my collaboration with Salty Sailor & Co – handmade cutting boards. The owner of the company, Paige was a guest at our farmhouse & cooking school years ago and began selling these heavy duty, handmade boards after she discovered them on a trip to Slovenia while staying at a … More Salty Sailor & Co