Piemontese Cuisine: A bite into Northern Italy

Piemonte is known as one of the gastronomic capitals of Italy. Turin itself is especially famous for its chocolate, coffee, and bi-annual Salone del Gusto event hosted by Slow Food, the natural food movement that had its start in nearby Bra. The Langhe is known for its great wines, cheeses, hazelnuts, and of course truffles.Continue reading “Piemontese Cuisine: A bite into Northern Italy”

What is the Langhe? Piedmont’s best wine region

If you have already explored Northern Italian wines, chances are you have already heard of the Langhe. The Langhe is one of Piedmont’s best wine regions, located just south of Turin. This beautiful region is filled with medieval Borghi and historic castles, rolling hills, plenty of vineyards, and delicious food. Let’s take a better lookContinue reading “What is the Langhe? Piedmont’s best wine region”

Italy’s other carb: Italian Rice!

Rice – we don’t often think of it as an Italian staple, but it has a long history on the peninsula. How else did risotto get to be so delicious? Italian rice is key to this delicious dish. Italy definitely does not produce or consume as much rice as eastern countries, but it is inContinue reading “Italy’s other carb: Italian Rice!”

Why you should visit Turin, Italy

If you have been following me on Instagram you already know how beautiful Turin is. I have been living here for about 3 years and though it may be small, I always find new corners to love in this city. But let’s check out the reasons you should visit Turin!  Turin or Torino is situatedContinue reading “Why you should visit Turin, Italy”