Slow Food

Now that the cooler weather is setting in for many of us, my thoughts have turned to comfort food—those hearty soups and stews that simmer for hours and fill our homes with fabulous aromas. Along with some good Italian bread, they are a meal in themselves. If you grew up in an Italian household, you [...]

The Sweet Side of St Joseph day: Zeppole !

For St. Joseph there is a traditional Italian recipe: Zeppole. This is a typical pastry from Campania cuisine. Never tasted them ? Well… we suggest yout to try and… you’ll love them! In Italy march 19 is the dad’s day too: we celebrate fathers and this is the perfect recipe for all Italian papas! Viva [...]

Salt Cod Spread (Baccalà Mantecato) – Venetian Recipe

A classical recipe from Veneto Region: salt cod spread (baccalà mantecato). The cod fish (baccalà in Italian) is the most typical dish of Venetian tradition: first recipes are from seventeenth century. Buon appetito!

Piemonte – Food and Wine Tour

Piemonte – Food and Wine Tour This sample tour is tailored for ItalianSide by our local tour operator partner Our Genealogy local experts are available: if you need some help during your tour just let us know! back to Genealogy tours in Italy Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights Piedmont DAY 1 – ARRIVAL Arrival in Turin [...]

Sardinian secrets for a long life

How would you like to live to 100 years old, still vibrant and healthy? Impossible? Not in Sardinia. Just ask the Melis family, who this year was declared the oldest living family in the world. The combined age of the nine siblings is an incredible 818 years! The Melis family is from Perdasdefogu, in the [...]

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