Archive for September, 2013

La Romita’s Table – Chocolate Breakfast Cake

September 15th, 2013
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Moretto (Moretto means “brown”), or Chocolate Breakfast Cake, is a participant favorite. It’s already low in fat, and you can also substitute canola, safflower or sunflower seed oil for the butter. Moretto has a surprisingly rich chocolate flavor , is very easy to make and is also delicious as an afternoon snack: try it with a smear of Nutella or raspberry jam! Ingredients: 1 1/2 scant cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 scant cups butter, softened 2 eggs 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1

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A Summer of Sadness and Beauty

September 15th, 2013
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Edmund

As many of you are aware Enza Quargnali, founder of La Romita School, has been absent from La Romita this year in body, while fighting a battle with an illness that she calls the beast.  But she is winning this battle and her spirit has been present every day in this beautiful old monastery that is, perhaps most of all, a monument to her determination and her love of art.  She is in the prayers of all who love this place…and in daily phone conversations

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