Hortus Cuisine is a stunningly beautiful blog on Italian cooking created by Valentina Solfrini, go here:
Solfrini lives on a farm near Gradara, in the Marche. Her blog is devoted to farm-to-table Italian food that happens to be vegetarian.
Expect lots of recipes and advice on a wide range of topics having to do with Italian cooking. There is also news about cooking classes, travel, and the like
What makes this site especially noteworthy is its visual beauty. Solfrini is a graphic and web designer as well as an expert photographer, and these skills make the site a visual delight as well as a helpful source of delicious vegetarian recipes.
So, one to add to the list of internet resources for us when we can't actually be in Italy!