Working in the Italian wine trade is a gas. The people you meet, the places you see, the things that you drink and eat… It’s not a bad way to make a living. 602 more words
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Honestly, I can’t tell you why the small town of Caianello, about 30 minutes north of Naples on the autostrada heading south from Rome, is an epicenter for artisanal mozzarella production. 159 more words
Notes from the eternal city…
Posting in a hurry this morning for Rome before our group of writers heads to Salento for wine tasting, eating, and touring for three days. 181 more words
NEWS FLASH: my vitello tonnato research continues this week with an entry on the Milanese version of the dish over on the Tenuta Carretta blog… 416 more words
Above: a classic Langarolo antipasti plate (although insalata russa is missing).
A colleague who’s on his way to the Langhe Hills of Piedmont for vacation asked me about my favorite places to eat in Piedmont. 653 more words
Above: the culatello aging cellar at Antica Corte Pallavicina.
The earliest printed mention of cultatello I’ve been able to find dates back to 1931 in the Italian Touring Club’s… 584 more words