North Italy travel articles
The Taleggio Valley is in the upper province of Bergamo and famous for the local cheese of the same name. Taleggio itself includes Sottochiesa, Pizzino, Olda e Peghera. Take the road towards San Pellegrino Terme then left into the valley by S.Giovanni Bianco.
'Lungo le Strade del Vino' is the essential Friuli wine itineraries guide to discover the wine cantinas and wine producers of the region. Lavishly produced by the Movimento Turismo del Vino Friuli Venezia Giulia the region is split into six manageable areas, each with a suggested itinerary.
Cremona is a beautiful city of art in Lombardia not too far from Milan and Mantua. The name could be confusing for a foreign tourist, is it also Crema? If so, where's Cremonese? To make matters worse is the town of Cremeno anything to do with it? Read on. To begin with, Cremona and Crema are about 40km apart with the latter around 80km from Milano. No one really knows when Crema was founded on the banks of the River Serio, but it came under the control of Cremona (the Cremonese) during medieval times.
the Cotoletta alla Milanese or Milanese veal cotlete is a classic and savory second course dish from Milan
4 veal cutlets, 2 eggs (beaten), 1/2 cup finely ground breadcrumbs, lightly toasted in the oven, 3/4 cup butter (halve this if you use a non-stick pan)
Taking an aperitivo in Italy is very fashionable, not least in the glamourous city of Milan. An aperitivo (or aperitif in English) is traditionally considered to be a pre-dinner drink, served to stimulate the appetite before a meal. At most bars throughout Italy, drinks are served with a bit of potato chips and olives to snack on. But, in many bars throughout Milan, the idea of an aperitivo has since grown to include enough food to serve as a replacement dinner.