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Frascati Mutton Stew – Spezzatino di Castrato e Piselli al Frascati DOCG

I bought some mutton at the Mercato Contadino of Ariccia some time ago on a Sunday morning.  The Azienda Agricola Fratelli Frasca farm is not far from Anzio and is called ‘Il Vecchio Ovile’, which translates as ‘The Old Sheep … Continue reading

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Pushing My luck with Porchetta – A Second Attempt

So chuffed was I by my first attempt at making porchetta that I just had to try it a second time and brave the chance of beginner’s luck not sustaining me this time around. Result?  Glee.  Tee hee!  All went … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Luck with Home-Made Porchetta

Why make porchetta when you can buy it, living as we do within driving distance of Ariccia — arguably the most famous porchetta in Italy and which has attained IGP status as of last month (i.e. it has been recognised … Continue reading

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