Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook | http://saltandwind.com

20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook

Swap your passport for these 20 must-have global cookbooks, and take a journey to some of the most iconic culinary locations, all within the comfort of your kitchen.

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So, What Is An Osteria? And All The Other Italian Restaurant Questions You’ve Been Meaning To Ask  | http://saltandwind.com

So, What Is An Osteria? And All The Other Italian Restaurant Questions You’ve Been Meaning To Ask

The difference between a trattoria and a ristorante and what is an osteria after all? Navigating all the different types of restaurants in Italy can be tricky -- here's our cheat sheet to help you understand it all. 

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Zucchini, Ricotta, And Herb Frittata With Prosciutto | http://saltandwind.com

Zucchini, Ricotta, And Herb Frittata With Prosciutto

An easy recipe for a classic Italian frittata loaded with golden onions, sauteed zucchini, ricotta, mint, and basil!

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How Not To Stand Out Like A Tourist When Traveling To Italy   | http://saltandwind.com

How Not To Stand Out Like A Tourist When Traveling To Italy

The time has come: you’re finally on your way to Italy. You’ve been dreaming about this trip for months and know you just need to know how not to stand out like a tourist!

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Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktails

A modern twist on classic Bellini Cocktails thanks to the addition of peaches and rosewater. Perfect for serving in pitchers for your next party!

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 Most Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Focaccia Bread | http://saltandwind.com

Most Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Focaccia Bread

You know you love focaccia but how much do you really know about this Italian bread? Here's our lowdown on the origin of focaccia, the most common styles of focaccia, and tips to help you bake the most perfect loaf of focaccia bread.  

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{Focaccia Genovese} Classic Genoa-Style Focaccia Bread | http://saltandwind.com

{Focaccia Genovese} Classic Genoa-Style Focaccia Bread

An easy recipe for a classic Genoa-style focaccia bread with golden brown crust, a soft crumb, and tons of olive oil and flaky sea salt. Even if you've never made bread, you can make this focaccia!

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Travel Movies To Watch When You Wish You Could Wander | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Movies To Watch When You Wish You Could Wander

If we had it our way, the Academy would add one more category to their awards and it would award movies that cause wanderlust. These are the 10 movies that transport us without having to pull out our passport. 

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This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality | http://saltandwind.com

This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.

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Flourless Chocolate Cake With Espresso Chocolate Caramel Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Flourless Chocolate Cake With Espresso Chocolate Caramel Sauce

An impressive but easy recipe for a gluten-free flourless chocolate cake topped with cacao nibs and a chocolate caramel espresso sauce. 

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{Mandilli di Seta} Silky Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Basil Pesto | http://saltandwind.com

{Mandilli di Seta} Silky Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Basil Pesto

This is one of those recipes that separates the donne from the ragazze. We can all debate the best way to make and serve pesto but my favorite is this: Mandilli di Seta, aka Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Pesto. If you know me, then you know I take great pride in this recipe. It took me years to crack the code on how to make such a creamy pesto without any cream. So, when I say I'm sharing one of my all-time best recipes, know that's because I believe we all should be kickbutt donne in the kitchen. You with me? 

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{Focaccia Di Recco} Thin Crust Cheese-Stuffed Focaccia  | http://saltandwind.com

{Focaccia Di Recco} Thin Crust Cheese-Stuffed Focaccia

recipe for a classic cheese-stuffed focaccia bread named Focaccia di Recco for the town where it originated. This unleavened focaccia is made by sandwiching melty cheese between an olive oil dough. We up the ante by topping it with pesto!

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