• Life of the Piceni of Cupra Marittima

    Cupra Marittima has had two existences. The first was when the zone was home to a thriving Roman colony trading fine local wine and olive oil; the second when t ....

  • Favorite Restaurants in Vasto

    We have had the pleasure of exploring the territory of Vasto, both the city itself and along this stretch of the Adriatic coast in Abruzzo in either direction.

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  • Chef Rino, Il Gattopardo, Altamura

    Rino Elenterio is head chef of the “Gattopardo” perhaps the most celebrated restaurant for banqueting and large receptions in Altamura, the 'town of Federico' a ....

  • Trastevere Itinerary

    A brief route through one of Rome's most atmospheric quarters - Trastevere - should begin on Ponte Cestio which links the zone to the Tiber Island and proceed i ....

  • Maurizio di Mario, Pasticceria Adriano di Orvieto

    Maurizio di Mario is a well known 'Maestro Pasticcere' and owner of the celebrated pastry shop 'Adriano di Orvieto' in the Umbrian city. For many in Italy, he i ....

  • Romantic Verona and the Opera

    Visitors to Verona looking for a self guided walking tour of the city are advised to head to the nearest tourist kiosk and pick up a leaflet entitled 'Passeggia ....

  • Varieties of Italian Tomato
    The tomato plant arrived in Italy from Central America in the latter years of the 1500s. The climate of southern Europe and especially Italy was so favourable t ...
  • The Home of Cooks, Villa Santa Maria
    We recently visted the small Abruzzo mountain village of Villa Santa Maria in the Val di Sangro, province of Chieti, Just past Lago di Bomba as the valley star ...
  • Summer Lemonade or Limonata
    This must be the simplest and most authentic traditional Italian 'recipe' you can have the pleasure of making. The secret is not in the ingredients, but the jug ...
  • Discover Trastevere
    Just as Italy is divided into regions, provinces and comune etc, the city of Rome is similarly compartmentalized, this time by 'Rione' or neighborhoods. The Tra ...
  • Grottammare
    If you take the busy state road along this stretch of the Adriatic Coast in the province of Ascoli Piceno, the beach resorts seem to merge into one. It isn't qu ...
  • Tropea Red Onions
    These famous red onions are grown in an area which stretches in both directions along the coast from Tropea. The onions belong to the lily family and are of 3 ...

COOKING VACATIONS

  • Cooking Lessons between Modena and Bologna
    If you would like to enjoy a cooking class in the glorious hills between Modena and Bologna, then do get in touch with Country Villa Ca' de Magni. The lessons include home made pasta (tortellini, tagliatelle, lasagne etc.), tigelle and piadine, typical desserts (torta di riso, torta tenerina…) and so on. They are held on request throughout the Spring, Summer and Autumn in collaboration with well known local chef ...

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PRIVATE TOURS

  • Amalfi Coast Day Shore Excursions
    Sorrento Silver Star car services offer day trips for individuals or groups wishing to see the most famous sights of the Amalfi Coast. The can be visits to single destinations or two or three locations can be combined. Here we highlight the main elements of each and do follow the links to all details from the website of Sorrento Silver Star. Pick ups are from Naples, Salerno, Sorrento or Amalfi ports and all excursions of ...

PROFESSIONAL CHEF COURSES

  • Chef Academy, Terni
    The Chef Academy in Terni specialzes in courses for the Certificate in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management and our programs are professional entry level qualfications for anyone keen on pursuing a career, or change of career, as a Chef, Sous Chef or Pastry Chef. We have also recently launched our Pizza Chef program.     Chef Academy is located in the very heart of the historical center of Terni in three buildings situated around a smal ...

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