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.
On the 10th of April 2019, the 53rd edition of Vinitaly closed after an intensive…
Impressive wines are coming out of Carpineto Winery in Tuscany.
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.
Molo 21 is a seaside restaurant born in 2012 and specializes in seafood and wine. It’s the refreshing meal you need outside of Rome.
Campania is a southern Italian region where the locals are fiercely proud of their land, food and wine.
A young chef in Italy is letting foraged ingredeints drive his menu at La Madernassa Ristorante.
Delectable, easy to make recipe for fettuccine with porcini mushrooms from Cantinetta Antinori in Florence,Italy. Pair with a Marchese Antinori Chianti.
Dining at Ristorante Vescovado comes with ingredeints and wines from the region and a stunning view that can’t be matched.
Navigating the mesmerizing food markets of Italy can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips.
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.
A list of 12 Italian wines with fascinating narratives and flavors that are still largely unknown in the rest of the world.
A landlocked area rich in Italian tradition, pretend you are in Umbria and cook a meal with authentic cheese, pork and olive oil.
Northeastern Italy is brimming with freshwater lakes and delicious trout. Take a bite out of the local cuisine with a simple fish recipe.
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.
Learn about the small village outside of Milan that is known for its rice.
In Italy, the “Confetti” candies are the sweet symbol for the most important stages of life.
The Gugliemi Family rekindled their business of harvesting oranges blossoms in Italy. They are now creating a legacy and the orange blossom water delicacy.
Porchetta on its own is heavenly, but when you are in Italy be sure to order a porchetta panino con crusta. Watch the video to find out more.
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.
Typical Sicilian cookies, these pine nut delights are delicious and naturally gluten and dairy free so all your eaters may enjoy them.
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).
Pizzeria Da Michele is the Neapolitan institution. Year after year it tops the lists for best pizza in Naples.
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.
Guiseppe Caprini’s fabled bar thrives in the Floating City with cocktails fit for Hemingway and Capote.
Fusing together the flavors of Spanish and Italian cuisines, Marzapane Ristorante curates a beautiful menu that will have your tastebuds singing.
Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, these golden cookies are so versatile and can serve as an inspiration to some of your old favourite desserts.
Known for its pizza, ceviche and spirits, Rome’s Madre feels like a calm, earthy haven amidst the city.
A delicate olive oil is the essential ingredient for a pastry naturally sweetened with malt and enriched by the scent of Sicilian blood orange juice.
In Italy, you know that fall has arrived when you begin to smell roasted chestnuts. Here’s how to make them at home.
Transport yourself to Italy’s best-kept culinary secret and hottest new travel destination—the authentic and untouched regions of Puglia and Basilicata.
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!
How to explore the beautiful art and architecture of Florence, Italy while nibbling on an Iris cake.
Spend some time exploring the history of Cortona, eating pici pasta, and sipping regional wines.
Visiting Florence is the highlight of any Italian vacation. The rich history, wonderful scenery and exquisite food of this city are all one of a kind.
Discover a gourmet Italian lunch at the Tuscan restaurant La tavern in Montalcino, Italy.
Have a visual taste of Rome’s modern and creative restaurant, Ristorante Livello 1, and it vibrant plates.
Somewhere in Italy there’s a town that embodies the golden days of ‘la dolce vita’ – those scenes depicted long ago in Hollywood classics. This is it.
Italian olive oil has a long and rich history. Learn the facts and why Extra Virgin makes all the difference.
The Romagna part of Italy’s Emilia-Romagna is bursting with beautiful food, wine, culture, and art at low prices and without the crowds.
Altamura Bread is a rustic bread from the Italian provence of Bari. Semolina Flour gives it a distinct texture, flavor and aroma that is unique to Italy.
Ideal with a variety of summer dishes, these Italian Vino Nobile wines from Montepulciano are just what your cellar needs.
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.
With protected geographical status, the beautiful and varied pachino tomato is a prize of Sicily with great flavor.
Discover the origin and characteristics of true Fontina cheese from Valle D’Aosta in Northern Italy.
Midsummer festivals abound in Italy. La Festa di San Giovanni, Infiorata and the sunlight glowing in the Pantheon. It’s a magical time to visit.
Learn the history of the tender Florentine steak, where to enjoy it in the region, and how to cook it at home. Grab some friends and dig in.
Move over pizza and panini there is another flatbread on the American block. It is called the Piadina, served at Romagna Ready2Go.
What could be better than food, drinks, and travel? Take a journey through northern Italy with delicious bites and sips.