Slow Food

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…
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…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:00
The delicious Certaldo Onion is so tied to its area of production (and it has been for a long time) that, in the 12th century, the local lords, counts Alberti…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
It would be an ‘irreparable damage’, says Slow Food, to lose an extraordinary cheese like Asiago Stravecchio. Produced in the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni, a…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/07/2016 - 00:00
[Photo: the town of Barolo in the Langhe, an area renowned for winemaking.] The  name of Italy’s second largest region – Piemonte – derives from  medieval…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/22/2016 - 08:00
Once used as an ornamental plant gracing the gardens of houses in the Savona’s countryside, the chinotto plant can still be found in Liguria, although its…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/02/2016 - 02:00
Fiore sardo is Sardinia’s signature cheese, now a Slow Food presidium, established to protect the ancient traditions of Sardinian shepherds, the first…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/31/2016 - 11:00
Aglio di Vessalico is a variety of garlic grown in Liguria, widely recognized as a basic ingredient of Ligurian cuisine and an integral part of the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/27/2015 - 05:05
If you're tired of big cities and chaotic rhythms, consider visiting one of these ten smaller towns in Italy (list compiled by search engine Skyscanner), part…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:25
Italy is a good place to be if you love formaggio – the variety and quality of the cheeses here are outstanding. Every region produces its own unique cheeses,…