Archive for July, 2012

No Faint Praise Here: Teacher and Artists

July 25th, 2012
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Edmund

It has been a hot summer in central Italy (the Earth?), so the cool air in our studio chapel and in the dining area have been a popular addition to the La Romita experience.  Kay Russell and her followers from the San Francisco area were here followed by Susan Elliott and her group from Colorado.  Both Kay and Susan retired this past June from careers teaching art at the University level; Kay at City College of San Francisco, Susan at Metropolitan State in Denver.  First,

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Cucina Italiana – Filetto di Maiale All’Arancio

July 25th, 2012
Filetto di Maiale All' Arancio

This is one of Egizia and Franca’s favorite recipes.The lean pork cooks quickly, and the fresh orange adds a touch of sweetness and acidity that is refreshing in the hot summer months. Although navel oranges will work, they are too sweet for best results. A better choice are Valencia oranges or, for an exotic touch, red or “blood” oranges. Filetto di Maiale All’Arancio Ingredients Two pork tenderloins, approximately 2 1/2 pounds 2 medium sized oranges 1-2 tsp green peppercorns 2-3 cloves garlic fresh rosemary fresh

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