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About chefbikeski

Culinary Director and Owner of Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine. Creator of uniquely personalized active (bike, ski, hike, walk) tours in Italy. Small groups, owner/expert led, customized to your desires, your fitness levels, your budget. We personally design and lead each and every tour ourselves, to deliver the best in personalized service.

Barolo – Where Luxurious Wines Spring from Italy’s Loveliest Vineyards

The most prestigious wine zone in the region of Piedmonte, and certainly a contender for the best in all of Italy, is the Barolo DOCG. Barolo is located in the Langhe, the southwestern portion of Piedmonte, a few miles from … Continue reading

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Pansotti al Preboggion con Salsa di Noci

I’ve just returned from a very productive (and very enjoyable) scouting trip to Italy. We are including the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre to our tour offerings, and are excited to share yet another wonderful Italy destination with our clients. … Continue reading

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Rattatuia – Ratatouille from Liguria

I am off to Liguria next week, to discover the best locales for our new Liguria and Cinque Terre walking tour. As I prepare for each tour, I research extensively the local cuisine. This dish is a prime example of … Continue reading

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Wines of Liguria – Exploring Italy with Italiaoutdoors

Tourists know Liguria as the Italian Riviera, famous for its beaches and the resort towns of Portofino and Cinque Terre. It’s a great location for our newest Italiaoutdoors gourmet walking tour. The region of Liguria forms a narrow coastal strip … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Genovese

We are introducing a new Italiaoutdoors walking adventure to Liguria and Cinque Terre. Also known as the Italian Riviera, this is one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world. Here, the sea and the mountains meet in dramatic fashion, … Continue reading

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