As far as cheese orgies go, there are bigger. There are also sexier, and to be perfectly honest better. But for intimateness and setting it would be hard to beat the Festival del Formaggio in Campo Tures in the most … Continue reading
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I’m a sucker for Italy’s town festivals. The more original the sagra the better and there are few more original than the Battaglia delle Arance, Battle of the Oranges, in the northwest city of Ivrea. For three days culminating in … Continue reading
I’ve just returned from a place that uses $50 bottles of wine to cook beef for hours at a time, eats raw meat with the same gusto as the French, uses butter liberally, has almost no idea what olive oil … Continue reading
I would like to set the record straight. For all those who think attending the Cous Cous Fest in San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily is the plum of all plum foodie assignments, and the comments on my Facebook page have … Continue reading
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No doubt everybody is acquainted with the humble bruschetta (if you aren’t, you should be). You toast some bread, add a little garlic, olive oil, tomatoes, salt and pepper and away you go. Variations are numerous and I’ve seen just … Continue reading