Legendary Le Virtù soup Served All May in Abruzzo

Le Virtù, the legendary soup of Teramo in Italy’s Abruzzo region, cooked with up to fifty ingredients, was only served in the city on one day a year – May 1st.  This year, however, the local Chamber of Commerce decided to give tourists a chance to taste this rich traditional Abruzzo dish and announced that […]

Soup Testing

The results of the La Cucina Italiana and Blog from Italy soup contest are coming closer. Owing to son in hospital and the commitments of the other testers the taste testing sessions have yet to be completed, but are proceeding as I write.

La Cucina Italiana Soup Contest

Many thanks to those of you who entered Blog from Italy’s soup contest with La Cucina Italiana.

Now I’m going to pass the entries, anonymously, to chief Judge Judith Greenwood. With her fellow judges Judith will make up her mind, and then we’ll send off the recipes to those who are kindly helping out as taste testers.

Keep Sending in Those Super Recipes – contest deadline extended!

I’ve had a few super recipe entries, and many thanks to those of you who have entered. However, not as many as I was expecting.

Well, I did not really know how many to expect seeing as this is the first time I’ve run a contest like this. I’m wondering whether a week or was long enough for people to react and send stuff in.

Send in Those Super Recipes!

This is a reminder to say that from 12:00am GMT September 12th to 12:00 am GMT September 19th you can send in your entries to the La Cucina Italiana and Blog from Italy recipe contest.