Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
Yes, You Can Indeed Have A Bad Meal In Italy. Here's How To Avoid It! | http://saltandwind.com

Yes, You Can Indeed Have A Bad Meal In Italy. Here's How To Avoid It!

Yes, we totally adore the food in Italy but, even though there's a lot of incredible food, you can still get a crappy meal. So here it is: our top tips to make sure you avoid a bad meal in Italy:

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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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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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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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How To Buy Great Olive Oil (And Treat It Right!) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Buy Great Olive Oil (And Treat It Right!)

Olive oil needs no introduction -- it's a kitchen staple. And even though you may use it near daily in your kitchen, you may still have a few questions. From how to buy it to how to store it, we're answering your olive oil FAQs. 

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See How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Made | http://saltandwind.com

See How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Made

When you spend as much time as we do focused on all things food and travel you end up cooking and eating a lot of olive oil. So we traveled to Italy to learn all about the places, makers, and products that go into premium extra virgin olive oil and wanted to share it with you! 

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The Classic Italian Cocktails You Have To Try When You Travel To Italy | http://saltandwind.com

The Classic Italian Cocktails You Have To Try When You Travel To Italy

You can't go wrong ordering wine when you travel to Italy but also make time to sip on a classic Italian cocktail. Here the ten cocktails you must try on your next trip to Italy:

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Here's How To Make the Most of 24 Hours in Bologna | http://saltandwind.com

Here's How To Make the Most of 24 Hours in Bologna

On the top of every food lovers list for Italy? A trip to the epicenter of Italian pasta: Bologna! Here's where to eat, shop, and stay to make the most of 24 hours in Bologna, Italy.

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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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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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Limoncello Creamsicle Boozy Popsicles | http://saltandwind.com

Limoncello Creamsicle Boozy Popsicles

On my first trip to Italy, I'’d religiously finish the day with a cone of straciatella gelato while the adults would sip on ice-cold Limoncello. Though I didn't ever try more than an eyedropper full of the stuff, the intensely sweet, floral lemony flavor stayed with me and inspired these very adult Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles.

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Forte Dei Marmi Is The Best Beach Town Near Florence To Hang Like A Local | http://saltandwind.com

Forte Dei Marmi Is The Best Beach Town Near Florence To Hang Like A Local

When it comes to beaches, Italy’s got a lot of options, but I feel most at home in the Tuscan beach town of Forte Dei Marmi. This beach town is less than an hour from Florence but feels like another world free of tourists and full of locals. 

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