Culinary Bliss in Parma, Italy


On the way back home to Nice (France) after spending the week in Italy, my travel companion turned to me and asked “Do we need to pick up groceries? Parma’s the next exit.” And so began the best one-stop “foodie spree” of my life. Of course, the three famous foods associated with Parma are Parmesan cheese, prosciutto (flavorful cured ham), and handmade pasta (specifically tortellini, cappelletti ... Read Full Article

Italy’s Best Culinary Experiences


  A passion for food and easy access to fresh ingredients make Italy’s chefs some of the best in the world. With endless regional variations on popular dishes, you’ll never have time to sample all of the delicious cuisine Italy has to offer. Here are some of the top tastes to enjoy a little sampler of Italy. Pizza One of Italy’s most-famous exports, pizza was created in Naples. A ... Read Full Article

Enjoying Piedmont’s Culinary Wonders

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Piedmont, the region at the base of the Italian Alps, is bordered by Switzerland and France, and sometimes seems to take more inspiration from its neighbors than from Italy. With its mix of cultures, the region offers culinary delights at every turn, from the luxury of the elusive white truffle to the tradition of the nightly aperitivo. The Aperitivo Ritual of Turin (Torino) The region’s ... Read Full Article