Tag Archives: Italian cuisine

Lebkuchen – Gingerbread Cookies from Sudtirol

Lebkuchen is a traditional German baked Christmas treat, similar to gingerbread. It is a classic Chrismas treat in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy, reflecting the area’s history as part the Austrian-Hungarian Empire until after World War I. The ancestor … Continue reading

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Canederli Pusteresi su Insalata di Capucci e Rucola – Canederli Dumplings with Cabbage and Arugula

Our favorite evening during tours through Alto Adige is the one we spend exploring the unique cuisine of Sudtirol with Chef Michael Seehauser. This season he introduced us to a new version of the traditional South Tyrolean dumplings, called ‘canederli’. … Continue reading

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Bistecca alla Fiorentina – Tuscany’s Great Steak Dinner

A culinary highlight of our Tuscany cycling and walking tours is not necessarily what one would expect in Italy – an amazing steak dinner – Bistecca alla Fiorentina. A classic dish of this region, this thick cut large steak is … Continue reading

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Tagliolini con il Tartufo – Tagliolini with Truffles

One of the most sought-after delicacies of Italy is the truffle. We are fortunate enough to be in truffle producing regions on many of our Italy cycling tours and walking adventures, be it central Italy in Umbria or the northern … Continue reading

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Branzino al Forno con Patate, Pomodoro e Olive – Roasted Branzino with Potato, Tomato and Olives

Our culinary experiences on our Italy walking tours are designed to explore the traditional dishes of the regions we visit. During our class this past July with Alessandra and Elena of Peccati di Gola we made several classic seafood recipes … Continue reading

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