By Cindy-Lou Dale Being one of life’s great cheapskates, I decided against hiring a car and took a two-hour €6 bus ride out of Budapest to Eger, the historic wine region of Hungary. This was a decision I would later regret. A formidable Neanderthal lumbered onto the already full bus. He could easily have been […]
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Il Dolce Tartufo – A Gelato Revelation in Southern Italy By Layne Mosler I was nearing the end of a multi-course meal at a family-owned restaurant in the mountains of Calabria, dizzy from the effects of risotto with fresh porcini mushrooms, hand-cut pasta, and homemade red wine. Unwilling to bring the feast to a close, […]
The author describes a visit to Mami Camilla’s cooking school in Italy, taking field trips with the chef for olive oil, pasta and herbs, cooking octopus.
By Graham Simmons A fish frying in boiling oil might not be the stuff of gripping story material. But when the fish is no ordinary fish, the oil is a secret concoction that would put Colonel Sanders to shame, and the restaurant has given its name to a whole street, then the story takes on […]
By Lauryn Axelrod What do mad cows, foot-and-mouth disease, biogenetically altered food and wine, and McDonald’s all have in common? They are anathema to the Slow Food Movement, an international grass-roots group with 60,000 members in 35 countries dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of great eats. Founded in Italy (of course!) in 1986 by […]