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Agnolotti del Plin – Piedmont’s Favorite Stuffed Pasta

I recently returned to the lovely Italy region of Piedmont to continue to research for our Barolo Walk and Wine Piedmont Walking tour. I recall my very first trip to the region, and my first taste of the local stuffed … 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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Insalata di Porcini Crudo – Raw Porcini Mushroom Salad

Mushroom hunting was once an important source of sustenance in many regions of Italy, from the Veneto to Tuscany to Umbria to Liguria. Many Italians today still forage wild mushrooms, with local communities in each region working to keep this … Continue reading

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Pruneti – Discovering Olive Oil with A Top Producer in Tuscany

A key component to Tuscany‚Äôs wonderful cuisine is its delicious olive oil. Olive oil appears in almost every course; drizzled generously on bread, salads, tomatoes, vegetables, even on the famed Bistecca alla Fiorentina, and used extensively in cooking, from sauces … Continue reading

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