Sagra dei Bringoli

Bringoli, a thick hand made spaghetti type pasta
An Italian Village Festa in Lisciano Niccone What Is Bringoli? It seems that almost every village in Tuscany and Umbria has a festa of some sort each summer. If the festa is food related it is referred to as a "sagra" and Lisciano Niccone holds a festa inRead more

Trattoria Mimmi

The lasagna at Trattoria Mimmi
Trattoria Mimmi, Mercatale di Cortona Trattoria Mimmi is probably the oldest restaurant in the Niccone Valley. Located in the village of Mercatale di Cortona, it is famous for the huge servings of delicious home made pasta. The lasagna at Trattoria Mimmi Simple Menu, Great Food The menuRead more

Lunch At Zibu Restaurant, Umbertide

Inside Zibu restaurant, Umbertidenside Zibu restaurant, Umbertide
Please Note Ristorante Zibù seems to have closed since I wrote this! Since it opened a couple of years ago we had heard good reports about dining at Zibu restaurant in our local town of Umbertide. Inside Zibu restaurant, Umbertide A couple of weeks ago we decidedRead more