• Fontina Cheese

    Some say the story of fontina cheese is also that of the Valle d'Aosta. The first castles in the valley were constructed in the 13th century and medieval fresco ....

  • Silversmith Artisans near Florence

    If you are travelling from Florence towards Chianti then you may want to stop off in the zones of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and neighboring Barberino Val d'Elsa. I ....

  • Story of Saffron Production in Abruzzo

    Obtained from the dried and powdered stem of the 'croccus sativus' which grows on the Navelli Plain in the province of L'Aquila, saffron is considered by many t ....

  • Bagna Cauda recipe

    Bagna caôda is a dish of garlic, anchovies and olive oil which is served hot with vegetables in season such as peppers, cauliflower, celery or potatoes. It is n ....

  • Gorgonzola Cheese

    If you ask anyone to name an Italian cheese, gorgonzola might come a solid third after parmigiano reggiano and mozzarella. The cheese's origins are arguably Pie ....

  • Cremona Torrone Festival

    Cremona is famous for its mustard of course, but perhaps it should be more famous for its sweet Christmas nougat called torrone. The annual Festa del Torrone, o ....

  • How to Taste Olive Oil

    Tasting olive oil can be a real art or a thoroughly scientific process. In fact, both methods are used to analyse olive ....

  • Chestnuts from Melfi

    The zone of Vulture is considered an excellent area for the production of chestnuts or 'Marroncino IGP'. Among all the t ....

  • Piazza Navona Christmas Market

    Piazza Navona is arguably Rome's greatest square or piazza, as well as being home to Rome's best Christmas market each D ....

  • Acqualagna Truffle Town

    Acqualagna is a town of some 4000 inhabitants settled between the two hills of Gola and Furlo in the province of Pesaro ....

  • Müller Thurgau Wine

    As the River Avisio leaves the Val di Fiemme it enters the Val di Cembra, or more precisely, Müller Thurgau territory.  ....

  • Vino Novello Autumn Wine

    Vino Novello is a collective term for a series of new autumn wines released onto the Italian market every year in early ....

  • Cavatelli pasta with pumpkin recipe

    This is a great dish from the province of Campobasso.

    Cavatelli or 'cavatiell' in Molisan dialect is a traditional past ....

  • Best Risotto alla Milanese

    To understand Milan's premier gastronomic dish, you must understand the city and wider territory. The local food traditi ....

  • Alba truffle festival

    October is white truffle month in Piemonte and the annual Alba truffle festival celebrating the famous 'tartufo bianco' ....

COOKING IN TUSCANY

  • Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun
    These cooking classes are based on the recipes of The Tuscan Sun Cookbook by Frances Mayes and can be enjoyed over a single day, as a series of lessons or as a full Tuscany cooking vacation. They are conducted personally by Silvia Baracchi, chef-owner of Relais Il Falconiere in a dedicated kitchen of the property which has been designed to reflect the atmposhere of a typical Tuscan country house.  You will lear ...

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GUIDED TOURS IN SIENA

  • Savor Siena Walking Tour
    The Savor Siena walking tour is proposed by tour operator Times of Italy and if you have already done similar tours in Rome, Florence and Venice then you have to add this to your itinerary. Balsamic vinegar, Siena's famous fruitcake or panforte, truffles, cheese and Cinta Sienese pork all feature. You will also meet Siena's best coffee maker who actually blends and roasts his own beans.   Also on the menu are cold cuts, ...

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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