Italy

Get essential tips and advice on Italy from the travel experts at Salt & Wind Travel. We share how to drive in Italy, how to find the best food, the wine tasting essentials, recipes, packing tips, and how to get the most out of every day you have on your trip to Italy.
The Top 10 Sicilian Food Destinations | https://saltandwind.com

The Top 10 Sicilian Food Destinations

In a country where food takes centerstage, Sicily's food stands out in Italy. From street food in Palermo to the pistachios of Bronte, here are the top spots in Sicily for food lovers.

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A Quick Guide to Traditional Italian Christmas Food | https://saltandwind.com

A Quick Guide to Traditional Italian Christmas Food

Christmas traditions vary by region of Italy. You will learn what Christmas food is served in various regions of Italy here.

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Regional Specialties You Must Try In Italy’s Piedmont Region | https://saltandwind.com

Regional Specialties You Must Try In Italy’s Piedmont Region

The Piedmont region of Italy is known for its excellent cheeses, wines and top-notch spirits. Learn more about the wonderful dishes from Piedmont here.

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Why Parmigiano-Reggiano Is Italy’s Most Famous Cheese | https://saltandwind.com

Why Parmigiano-Reggiano Is Italy’s Most Famous Cheese

Parmigiano-Reggiano is one of the world’s most popular cheeses. Get the facts about the cheese known as the King of Cheeses here.

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What is a Truffle? Digging into the World’s Most Coveted Fungus | https://saltandwind.com

What is a Truffle? Digging into the World’s Most Coveted Fungus

A truffle is a mushroom with a strong, pungent odor that grows underground. It has many uses in food. Find out more about this delicacy here.

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Beyond Mozzarella: Famous Italian Cheeses to Try ASAP  | https://saltandwind.com

Beyond Mozzarella: Famous Italian Cheeses to Try ASAP

You already know about Burrata, Mozzarella, and Parmigiano-Reggiano, now get to know these other five famous Italian kinds of cheese.

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Here's How To Find The Best Gelato In Italy | https://saltandwind.com

Here's How To Find The Best Gelato In Italy

Not all gelato is not created equal and, to be honest, a lot you find in Italy doesn’t come from quality ingredients.So how are you supposed to find the best gelato when you travel to Italy? Well, we’ve got you covered!

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Broiled Fruit With Rosemary Honey Mascarpone and Crushed Amaretti Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Broiled Fruit With Rosemary Honey Mascarpone and Crushed Amaretti Recipe

A simple dessert recipe combining some of our favorite flavors of Northern Italy. Made with broiled fruit, rosemary-infused honey, whipped Mascarpone cheese, and crumbled amaretti cookies, it's so easy to make but so flavorful!

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Where to Travel in Italy Based on Your Personality | https://saltandwind.com

Where to Travel in Italy Based on Your Personality

You made the decision–you’re going to travel to Italy!  But, before you hop on the plane to live la dolce vita, you have to make one difficult decision: choosing where you will visit. We say let your personality lead the way. 

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What is Balsamic Vinegar: Get To Know The Iconic Italian Ingredient | https://saltandwind.com

What is Balsamic Vinegar: Get To Know The Iconic Italian Ingredient

Balsamic vinegar is called for in numerous recipes, but how much do you really know about this celebrated vinegar from Italy? Here we're diving into its history and production so you can purchase the real-deal, authentic vinegar with confidence.  

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Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad Recipe

A super simple twist on classic Italian Panzanella salad made with grilled stone fruit, garlicky crusty crostini bread,  and tons of basil, this is the ultimate no-cook summer dish. 

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Amalfi Coast Inspired Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicle Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Amalfi Coast Inspired Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicle Recipe

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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