Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak | http://saltandwind.com

{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak

This is a very simple preparation, a favourite on the menus of trattorie or restaurants when a bistecca fiorentina is a bit too much but customers still crave a good steak. Like the bistecca, this is always cooked rare or, at the most, medium–rare in Florence. Served with a scattering of fresh ro...

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What I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip | http://saltandwind.com

What I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip

Did you miss out on our first-ever Salt & Wind Italy trip? Get a peek with these swoony photos from the trip that covered Lombardy, Italy from Milan to Franciacorta. 

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Camogli Fish Festival: Taking A Look At One Of Italy's Traditional Food Festivals | http://saltandwind.com

Camogli Fish Festival: Taking A Look At One Of Italy's Traditional Food Festivals

Picture it: an Italian village, set along a rocky coast, with a rainbow of pastel buildings, and walking trails that overlook the sea. A town on par with the postcard-perfect towns of Cinque Terre, but without the crowds and specializing in great seafood. Say hello to Camogli. 

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Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy

It’s no secret that we love Italy, so we travel there as often as we can. But, we can’t always hop a flight at a moment's notice. The next best thing? Cooking these classic Italian recipes, inviting friends over, and daydreaming about travel. 

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Marinated Salumi Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

Marinated Salumi Sandwich

We'll admit it: we're major fan girls of Giada DiLaurentiis because, well, tbh, we feel like we relate to her. We too are from California, we too love all things Italy, and our cooking is very much inspired by both places. So it's no surprise that we swooned when we saw her newest book, Giada’s I...

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Must-Eat Local Food: Classic Dishes To Eat In Milan | http://saltandwind.com

Must-Eat Local Food: Classic Dishes To Eat In Milan

From risotto to osso bucco and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat the next time you're in Milan, Italy.

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Must-Eat Local Food: Classic Dishes To Eat In Florence | http://saltandwind.com

Must-Eat Local Food: Classic Dishes To Eat In Florence

Florence is a town of classics from the museums to the architecture and, our favorite, food. Here are the classic dishes you must eat next time you visit Florence, Italy. 

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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.

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The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

There are movies that make memories. Movies that make us reflect. And those that make us fall in love. But then there are the movies that make us want to get up and travel. 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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{Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

{Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee

Upping our coffee game with this stacked Mocha coffee drink that hails from Turin. 

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10 Chocolate Bars Worth Hopping A Flight For | http://saltandwind.com

10 Chocolate Bars Worth Hopping A Flight For

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good chocolate bar.

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Falling For Franciacorta: The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of | http://saltandwind.com

Falling For Franciacorta: The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of

If you’re into bubbles and/or Italian wines, you’re probably already well-versed in prosecco and Lambrusco. Well, there’s another Italian sparkling wine that we’re geeking out over: Franciacorta. Here's why you should try it stat.

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