Foodie Guide

Food + Wine
by Georgette Jupe | Fri, 10/30/2020 - 06:13
Autumn is one of Italy’s most brilliant seasons, a time when the weather mercifully cools and the joy of harvest season awaits. Olive oil season is one of the…
Food + Wine
by John Bensalhia | Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:54
Italy is well known for its superb range of food, but the secret of its success is to provide the right accompaniment. Using a wealth of carefully selected…
Food + Wine
by james.appleton | Tue, 09/08/2020 - 03:24
If you go to an Italian restaurant – a good one, anyway – you’ll notice at the end of the menu, near the coffee and desserts, a selection of after-dinner…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 08/27/2020 - 00:00
When they were brought to Europe in the 16th century, tomatoes were considered poisonous, therefore tomato plants were grown exclusively for ornamental…
Food + Wine
by Luciana.Squadrilli | Mon, 08/17/2020 - 10:24
Summer 2020 is hotter than ever in Italy. Well, to be honest the actual temperatures range from average to extremely hot in the city, tolerable at the seaside…
Food + Wine
by Danielle Bolla | Tue, 07/14/2020 - 00:51
For more than 1000 years a local cheese has been made in the verdant, rolling pastures of Northern Italy’s Altopiano di Asiago from where Asiago PDO cheese…
Food + Wine
by elizabeth.t.jones | Thu, 05/07/2020 - 04:26
Food and drink tour operator Livio Colapinto, co-founder of food travel company Zest of Italy, has devoted 20 years of his career researching, traveling to…
Life + Style
by james.appleton | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 04:41
Since 2014, Pasta Grannies has introduced the world to 250 nonne from Italy and the diaspora. Through YouTube, they show off their skills making pasta by hand…
Food + Wine
by james.appleton | Wed, 12/18/2019 - 09:16
Is there anything better? Pasta is cheap, versatile, easy to make, filling and delicious. While gnocchi and risotto have their place, pasta is the go-to primo…
Food + Wine
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 12/16/2019 - 11:47
With the Christmas and New Year season drawing in, there are many reasons to seek out the nearest pub or bar in Italy. A well-earned break between Christmas…