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Italian Food, Wine and Cooking


Making Fresh Pasta: Make pasta from grano duro and only the rossi (yolks) of the eggs.

Finding Authentic Cuisine in Italy: A food-lovers inside tips on dishes that are available only in Italy and only to travelers who know how to find them.

Discovering True Balsamico Tradizionale in Reggio Emilia: How traditional Balsamic is made, touring a farm where it is made.

Balsamic Vinegar: About this wonderful syrup and where to buy it in Tuscany.

Limoncello Recipe: Deborah's recipe to make your own version of this Italian liqueur.

Olive Oil: Notes about Olive Oil and where to buy or order it.

Umbrian Pork - Salt, Pepper and Time: All about the different methods of preserving pork in Umbria.

The Deliciousness of Autumn in Italy: Itineraries for Autumn travel in Italy (Piedmont, Tuscany, Alto Adige), recipes.

Italian Natural Wines: Wines that made simply with grapes and nothing else.

Wine Harvest at Tenuta Cavalier Pepe: helping harvest grapes in Campania.

Orecchiete Lane, Bari Vecchia: street where pasta is still made by hand.

Top 10 Food Destinations in Puglia: list of cities and areas to visit for the best samplings of the local cuisine.

Dean's Wine and Food Notes: Dean, owner of Dino, a Washington DC Italian restaurant, writes about the different wines of Italy, buying wine, Amarone, Piemonte wines, wines from the north and northeast, Brunello, and Port (from Portugal).

Tre Belle Cose: Three Distinctly Different Vineyards in Southwestern Piemonte.

Two Wine Regions of Piemonte: Comparisons and recommendations of the Langhe and Monferrato wine regions.

Carrying Wine Home from Italy: tips on packing all the delicious wine you purchase.

Hemingway's Chocolates - Cuneesi al Rhum: story behind these delicious chocolate treats from the Cuneo province of Piedmont.

Favorite Restaurants: Restaurant lists and series representing some of our mebers favorite restaurants.

Castelluccio: Chromatic Majesty … and Lentils: about Castelluccio and its famous lentils, along with a local recipe for lentil soup.

Travel Recipes

Travel Recipes: Italian recipes created for Slow Travelers - easy to make in your vacation rental kitchen.

Postcards about Food, Wine and Cooking

Postcard - Campania Wine Country Tour: Ann Jacobs takes a tour of Campania Wine Country with Barbara and Federico of Savor the Sannino.

Postcard - A Delectable Gourmet Walking Tour of Bologna: Food tour of Bologna with Cook Italy.

Postcard - Cooking in Florence, Our Day with Diva: Taking a cooking class at Divina Cucina.

Postcard - Ultimate Umbrian Experiences, Wine and Food: A tour of the Paola Bea winery, near Montefalco and a cooking class with Letizia of Alla Madonna Del Piatto, near Assisi.

Postcard - My visit to Norcia, the pork capital of Italy: A short trip to this small town in eastern Umbria.

Postcard - Picking Olives - A First Hand Account: Helping with the fall olive harvest in Italy.

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