The Painted Houses of Pordenone

There are frescoed houses on both sides of the Alps, but few cities have more painted houses than Pordenone in Friuli Venezia Giulia.

Panzerotti with spinach

Panzerotti with spinach

Panzerotti with spinach is an alternative version of the savoury filled pastries popular at Italian stuzzicherie.

Bacon wrapped dates

Bacon wrapped dates

Bacon wrapped dates make the best finger food. Sweet, salt and crunchy and easy to prepare in large quantities.

Focaccia with olives and onions

Focaccia with olives and onions

My local Puglian bakery sells slices of freshly made focaccia with olives and onions. And it is hard to imagine a better “sandwich”.