Food + Wine
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 09/24/2019 - 04:33
It’s a fixed place on any Italian deli counter, a staple in fridges and larders across the peninsula. White and rubbery, beige and flaky, solid and golden,…
Food + Wine
by kristine.jannuzzi | Thu, 08/29/2019 - 00:38
Millennia before cacio e pepe became one of the Eternal City’s trendiest pasta dishes and a social media sensation, its starring ingredient graced the tables…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/01/2019 - 03:00
Capers have been widely used in Mediterranean cuisine (as well as in medicine) since ancient times: references to its use are found in the Bible, and in the…
Culture
by Kristie Prada | Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:46
While the North of Italy is well known for gems such as Milan, Venice and the lake district. Few are aware of the stunning area of Lombardy called Valtellina.…
Food + Wine
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 12/20/2018 - 04:06
The thought of sampling vinegar dribbled straight into a spoon is enough to draw anyone’s face into a squeamish pucker. But traditional balsamic vinegar of…
Food + Wine
by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:07
It might come as no surprise to you that it is the dream of many to leave their busy lives behind and make a new life in a country like Italy. A wild country…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:07
Rome (according to this survey) is the world's 12th most visited destination, and that certainly comes to no surprise to anyone who has set foot in Italy’s…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:47
It’s worth a trip to Naples if you love to eat, but especially if you have a sweet tooth. The secret to the city’s famous pastries lies in the combination of…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Fri, 03/30/2018 - 00:13
Finding meaning as you travel can be seemingly ubiquitous, but in my experience, it really is anything but. The excitement of planning can soon turn into a…
Culture
by csabino | Wed, 12/27/2017 - 13:25
Italy’s breads are as varied as its pastas, wines, and cheeses, with some 350 officially recognized types happily consumed in the country’s 20 regions reaching…