Tuscany is one of the top tourist destinations in Italy. And for good reason too! Abundant agriculture, spectacular wine country, luxurious resorts, mind-blowing food and of course beautiful landscapes. Tourists know Tuscany for its wine, but did you know Tuscany is also one of the top producers of honey? You could go as far as [...]
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Are you crazy for truffles- like we are? You may have fallen in love with them on a truffle hunting tour, ¬†a visit to a Michellin-starred Italian restaurant in Alba or even a sushi truffle fusion tasting (like we did last year at Fuori di Taste in Florence of 2013). If you have some coveted [...]
Gelato is Italian ice cream and no matter what city you are in, you are bound to be surrounded by numerous gelateria. Traditionally, gelato in Italy is enjoyed as a cool-off snack as the peninsula basks in some of the continents warmest weather. In Sicily it gets so warm that they have granita for breakfast! [...]
Truffles are not fungi (i.e. mushrooms) like a lot of people think, but are instead a tuber much like yams, potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes! They grow in a few regions of the world, mostly Italy and France, but you can find them in the United States now as well. Truffles are a truly luxury gourmet [...]