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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Why The Best Way to See Italy Is Our Salt & Wind Group Trip | http://saltandwind.com

Why The Best Way to See Italy Is Our Salt & Wind Group 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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Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Milan, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Milan, Italy

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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Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Florence, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Florence, Italy

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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Join Our Next Salt & Wind Trip! | http://saltandwind.com

Join Our Next Salt & Wind Trip!

Team Salt & Wind is launching Salt & Wind Travel! After two years of sharing our love for food lifestyle travel online, we decided it was high time we do so offline too. Read all about Salt & Wind trips here.

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Where To Eat Rome City Center: 18 Of My Favorite Restaurants, Bars, and Street Food Spots | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Eat Rome City Center: 18 Of My Favorite Restaurants, Bars, and Street Food Spots

Rome is such an enormous city. It's enormous in population, it's enormous in personality, and it's enormous in scale -- but, then enormous is how the Romans thought. That means it can be easy to get overwhelmed when you visit. Here are a few of my favorite places in the centro storico.

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{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce

Italian salsa verde is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the region of Piedmont and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. We like to use it all over the place from a sauce alongside fried zucchini blossoms to atop a piece of grilled fish or slathered in our favorite steak sandwich.

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