In the middle of the winter storm

 Εξω το χιονι επεφτε πυκνο ολη μερα. Μεσα εκοβαν τα μαχαιρια, εψηνε ο φουρνος,  αχνιζαν οι κατσαρολες.  Το χιονι θελει παρεουλα.  Βαλτε τα σκουφια σας, τις μποτες σας και ελατε!  Ετσι ειπα στους αγαπημενους φιλους και γειτονες την Λετισια και τον Δημητρη.   Κι εκεινοι ηρθαν ολο χαρα. Ειναι τυχη και ευτυχια να εχεις καλους γειτονες,…

A Fall Birthday Dinner

The preparations In an extended family, there is no calendar month without a birthday. In our family we celebrate two in the beginning of October.  The nature is changing since the end of September in this area of the world.  Cooler mornings, some yellow and red leaves and the first pumpkins appear in the markets….

tavola bianca

The picture above was the inspiration for the name of this blog. I visited Umbria in July of 2004 right before the Athens Olympic games.  It was a memorable trip especially from the gastronomic point of  .. taste.   Summertime in Umbria means eating alfresco.  The tables outside a restaurant are all covered with linen…