Archive for the ‘Authentic flavor’ Category

Fall is sweet in Cremona

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
Among the specialty foods of Cremona, torrone is hands down the most famous. This sweet, white treat is fit for a king...

Sparkling red in the fog

Friday, September 17th, 2010
The Fortana grape, grown in the area where Verdi once lived, is a strong and productive variety. The limited amount of...

Naturally Italian: Spressa Delle Giudicarie

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
The aroma and flavor of Spressa della Giudicarie comes from the pure mountain milk used to make this DOP cheese from...

Fancy some focaccia

Monday, August 2nd, 2010
Perfectly spongy and greasy, without being heavy, focaccia is often eaten in Italy as an aperitivo on the beach with a...

The King of Cheeses

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
What goes into a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano, the most famous and widely imitated cheese in the world? A look at how is...

The Balsam of Modena

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
Behind the scenes of tradition: everything you have wanted to know about balsamic vinegar, but haven’t dared to...