Chef Marco Sacco needs no introduction and is arguably one of Italy’s most prized processions in the culinary field. Michelle Tchea of Chefs Collective visited the Piedmont region (read more about it on her adventures around the Lake District and also Novara Country side in the North of Italy here), discovering the heart and soul of Italy with its amazing collection of chefs.
If you do love Gorgonzola cheese, have a huge obsession for tasting excellent risotto and love exploring wineries – Novara should be your next holiday destination.
The Lake District of Italy is more than just a stunning destination for nature-lovers. From Lake Maggiore to Orta and even skipping over to Novara – the home of more than 800 rice producers, self-professed gourmets can revel in some of Italy’s best wine and gourmet dining experiences.
Hotel Vilòn is a charming 5-star luxury hotel which is a member of the Small Luxury Hotel of the World. And tucked at the end of the ground floor of the hotel is Adelaide Restaurant, a very charming novelty of the Roman gastronomy.
Hotel Hassler, an icon of the capital for its luxuriant hospitality for more than a century, stands proud just a few meters from the Church of the Trinità dei Monti on top of the Spanish Steps. It has recently renovated and it still maintains its high standard of quality and affluence in perfect balance with its historical past, present and future.
In one corner of Tuscany in the north, sandwiched between Pistoia and Florence and surrounded by the Calvana mountains, there is a small city enclosed by 14th century walls called Prato. It is a culinary gold mine.
You’ve probably sipped wines from the Italian Piedmont region, most likely a red wine, such as a Barolo, but have you had a sparkling Piedmont wine? Alta Langa is a beautiful, artisan and dry sparkling wine that is sure to delight.
Arriving and leaving Rome by plane, you pass through the town of Fiumicino where Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is located. Fiumicino is where Romans head for great seafood and more.
South Tyrol has the most number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy. Given its distinctive cultural influences and the abundance of natural resources, the cuisine is prominently alpine in foundation.
Delectable, easy to make recipe for fettuccine with porcini mushrooms from Cantinetta Antinori in Florence,Italy. Pair with a Marchese Antinori Chianti.
Prosecco has been produced for over 10 centuries in the foothills of the Marco Trevigiana, running from Valdobbiadene to Conegliano in the province of Treviso.
A favorite 2017 spring destination where mouthwatering home-cooked Venetian style dishes are specially prepared for you by Executive Chef Vincenzo di Tuoro.
Striving to introduce diners to unique seafood that is often uncommon, Pascucci al Porticciolo Restaurant creates fish dishes that are some of the freshest in Fiumicino.
In Italy, there is traditional cuisine and also fusion combinations. This pizza from the Varese region is a prime example and delicious comfort food.
The gastronomic history of each country has its roots in a past that has shaped the culinary and cultural developments that have occurred in that land up to now.
Discover paradise in Italy at these suggested places to go and things to do, including insider tips from a satisfied traveler recently back from a small town in Tuscany.
Wine vinegar (Aceto di vino) is one of the condiments of excellence in the Italian cuisine. After the fermentation and aging of the wine and vinegar, you get the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, a typical product of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Northern Italy).
The Amalfi Coast and its stunning landscape with sights to live for. Enjoy a rare experience you will repeat much more than once, with plenty of food, too.
Vicariously travel to this Italian restaurant in a 13th-century manor house that sits atop one of many rolling hills with scenic views of the sprawling vineyards. Buon Appetito!
Still cultivated in the original Genoa region, this Italian basil is know for its delicate scent, ideal when creating a heavily herbed recipe like pesto.