Perfect Prosecco!

Perfect Prosecco!

In all of Italy, when choosing a wine for an aperitif or happy hour drink, one of the most popular you will find is Prosecco. It is a white wine boasting the DOC designation from the region of Veneto. It’s light, sparkling and a little sweet, served chilled,...

Canederli – A South Tyrol Tradition

In the cold of winter, as many face snow storms and being confined to their homes for many days, soup is warming and easy to make. Rather than noodles, why not try Canederli, the traditional bread dumpling of the South Tyrol? Bread, prosciutto/speck & cheese…what...

Trento: An Alpine Jewel

I took the train to Trento with my husband in the Spring. We were travelling from Rome, so it was quite a long trip, but we were visiting his brother and our sister-in-law and I was very excited to see a new part of Italy – one of the few I’d not yet seen....

Trentino-Alto Adige: A cultural confluence

Staying in theme of Independent Regions of Italy, of which there are only 5, this week we’ll be visiting Trentino-AltoAdige, the north-eastern most region in the Bel Paese. I have been fortunate enough to spend some time in this region since my brother and...