Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy

From ragu alla bolognese to Parmigiano-Reggiano and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat when you visit Bologna!

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Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda | http://saltandwind.com

Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda

Sooner or later it'll happen. If you travel to Lake Garda, sooner or later someone will suggest you visit the historic city of Sirmione. And, well, we couldn't agree more!

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Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy

There are two types of travelers: those who make an effort to fit in to the local culture and those who don't give AF. Those who talk loudly, coat their food in condiments. and drink like Thirsty Thursday is going out of style. Here are 10 tips to dine in Italy like a local.

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan

One place we think doesn't get nearly enough love: Milan. Here are Team Salt & Wind's picks for what to do, eat, and where to stay in Milan, 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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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 we love Italy and 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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How To Find The Best City For Your Food Personality | http://saltandwind.com

How To Find The Best City For 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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{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 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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Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette | http://saltandwind.com

Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette

When people tell us they don't believe in winter salads, we tell them to check out this recipe. Made with under-appreciated escarole, an abundance of citurs, and a eat-it-off-the-spoon good citrus honey rosemary dressing, this will change your opinion on eating salads when it's snowing outside!

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