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From Colorado to the Assisi Countryside

Date: November 9, 2017 - categories: , , , - Leave your thoughts

Shannon and Alison, we’ve toured together all over Umbria (years ago), cooked together in Colorado (more than once!) and wonderful to have you and Flynnie and Gabriel here with us in our Assisi apartment this summer.

Our apartment behind our farmhouse all ready to welcome you


……and outside, sunflower glory all around


Dinner in our farmhouse on your arrival night – salute!


Alison and Gabriel, ready for tomato bruschetta


With Flynnie and Gabriel at dinner in our house


Mille grazie to you all for the kind note you left us:

“We had a wonderful stay at Annie’s farm and country apartments this past summer! The setting is beautiful, and the kids absolutely adored all the animals of the farm, including the kitties and dogs, numerous goats, chickens and their signature donkeys. What a great place for a family with children of any age to stay! The rooms are pristine and utterly charming, with lots of delicious little treats set out for us in the kitchen. At night, we fell asleep to the gentle sounds of the cowbells from the adjacent farm. The farm is quite close to Assisi but remarkably cooler than the town, so it was nice to retreat to her place after a fun but hot day of exploring Assisi and other hillside towns. Anyone traveling to central Italy must not miss the remarkable town of Assisi, and Annie’s is a perfect place to stay when you do this.”

Shannon G., Denver, CO., July 2017

Do enjoy a few moments of our “reunion”:

Feasting on truffles at our Spello wine-tastings, olive-oil tastings







…and hope you enjoyed “sweet dreams” while staying here, Gabriel and Flynnie. Come back soon!


Read about our cooking connections in Colorado
Read about how we link up to cook in Colorado
Read about a memorable Denver cooking class
Click here to read about – and see!- the splendid restoration of Spello’s medieval tower

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