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where to find the best cheese in Italy

Among the 450 or so types of cheeses found in Italy, a dozen or so, including mozzarella, ricotta, parmigiano, gorgonzola and pecorino have gained international renown and distribution. The hundreds of other equally delicious varieties are consumed largely within the province where they are made. That’s why a visit to Le Marche is essential for any cheese […]

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Looking for Farmers Markets in the US

Where can one find a market that has Italian heritage on the East Coast of the US.? I found four that met the criteria and if you are looking for the Italian Lifestyle, or maybe some real food whilst in America try these out. 1 Union Square New York. the Greenmarket. This location is open Mondays, […]

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Looking for More Farmers Markets in the US

As mentioned in the last story, there are a number of interesting markets in New York, and the Chelsea Markets are really worth a visit. The markets here are made up of a combo of dining outlets for all kinds of cuisines along with market type stalls selling to those who take fresh produce home. […]

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Italy’s amazing Medieval Festival – Sa Sartiglia

The Magic of Sartiglia in Sardinia Do you want to go back 500 years for a day and participate in a spectacular & unique Carnival event known all over the world, where mysterious horsemen wearing ancient traditional costumes and masks tempt fate with dangerous and spectacular evolutions atop their horses. This happens in the magical, […]

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A week in Abruzzo

We are heading into week 3 of 4 weeks and 4 regions across Italy.  Exploring the best locavore be it wine, food, dairy products, or Olive oil, so far we have seen the Veneto & Piemont. Now we head south by train from Milan to Vasto in Abruzzo, a journey that takes about 6 hours […]

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Slow Food Tuscany style

Just finding this place is part of the adventure. In the hills of Volterra we find a village hidden at the end of a winding road, and it’s there that this superb little Trattoria greets us. The village is hard to find but the journey is worth it. Time appears to have stood still in […]

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