Tag Archives: Bassano del Grappa

Grappa – Italy’s Favorite Digestif

The most famous, and most popular, after dinner drink in Northeastern Italy is grappa. We introduce it in many ways to our guests on our walking tours and private cycling adventures – served as a digestivo, to aid in the … Continue reading

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Exploring Bassano del Grappa – From Grappa and White Asparagus to Hemingway and Palladio

Bassano del Grappa is a beautiful town we visit often on our cycling adventures and hiking tours. Bassano has played a critical role in the history of the region, inspired artists from Palladio to Hemingway, and its singular terrain produces … Continue reading

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White Asparagus of Bassano del Grappa

One of our favorite towns to visit on our cycling tours is the beautiful historic Pre Alps town of Bassano del Grappa. Our spring trips in the area give us the opportunity to indulge in the area’s renowned white asparagus, … Continue reading

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AOP – Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

“Per star bene fin dal mattino mangia aglio e peperoncino” To feel good at the end of the morning, eat garlic and peppers. This sage advice greeted me recently as I entered into a small shop in Bassano del Grappa. … Continue reading

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Asparagi con Uova

It is asparagus season both here and in Italy, so I’ve been reading and cooking a lot with it lately. The first shoots of the season are even appearing up here in the cold north woods of Maine. I included … Continue reading

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