Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
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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{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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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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{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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How To Make Tuscan Ribollita Soup | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make Tuscan Ribollita Soup

It's time for another installation of our our Global Kitchen series with our friends at KitchenAid and this time we're all about the classic Tuscan recipe, Ribolitta soup.

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Local Food: The Must-Eat Classic Foods In Rome | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: The Must-Eat Classic Foods In Rome

Rome is a town that does not mess around from the museums to the architecture and, our favorite, food. Here are the classic dishes you must eat next time you visit Rome, Italy. 

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Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now | http://saltandwind.com

Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now

It's time to travel to Franciacorta! Okay, truth is the Milanese have known about this corner of Lombardy for forever and a day and it is a premiere wine growing region, but it's pretty unknown outside of Italy.

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Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza

You'd think that Hollywood would be an anti-pizza world since it's non-Paleo, full of carbs, and breaks every other dieting rule, but I live at an intersection of amazing and phenomenal when it comes to pizza with hitters like Mozza and the Oaks just a stones' throw away. And while I'll never hav...

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Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck | http://saltandwind.com

Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck

After only a few days in Franciacorta, I was totally smitten. The sparkling wine there is fantastic, the area is gorgeous Italian countryside, and the people were so kind. Our meal at Barboglio de Gaioncelli was my favorite, and, of that meal, their risotto made with Franciacorta wine and robiola cheese was my favorite. 

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