Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe

This is a simple seasonal recipe for a white pizza (aka a pizza without tomato sauce) topped with creamy cheese, figs, and curls of prosciutto. It's a great light meal or can be cut into bite-sized pieces for an easy app!

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Basic Pizza Dough Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Basic Pizza Dough Recipe

Is this the most authentic pizza dough ever? No. But it is very easy, flavorful, and versatile enough to go from the oven to the grill and take on an assortment of toppings.  

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Prosciutto Sage Chicken With A Red Wine Fig Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Prosciutto Sage Chicken With A Red Wine Fig Sauce Recipe

Everyone should master the art of a pan roasted chicken be it for a date night dinner or a weeknight meal. This one made with sage, prosciutto, figs, and a red wine sauce is a must-make in Fall!

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{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Burrata Pasta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Burrata Pasta Recipe

There is nothing that transports me to Italy faster than a really well done pasta alla checca. At its most simple, it's just marinated tomatoes tossed with fresh pasta but I've learned how to make it amazing.

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Use Up Your Summer Produce In This Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Use Up Your Summer Produce In This Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta Recipe

This is a recipe that screams summer in Italy. We're talking happy hour (aka aperitivo) time when you're sipping on Prosecco or Spritzs and noshing on olives, potato chips, pistachios, and little crostini. This recipe is inspired by one of our favorite places of all-time to do aperitivo – we're talking the rooftop of the Principe Hotel in Forte dei Marmi.

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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad Recipe

A healthy recipe for a traditional twist on watermelon feta salad made with tomato, farro, and tons of arugula. 

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Essential Tips To Know Before Traveling To Italy | https://saltandwind.com

Essential Tips To Know Before Traveling To Italy

You're on your way to Italy, you've got your bag packed, and itinerary set. Here are a few tips to know before you get there!

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Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicle Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

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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Maltagliati Pasta With Ricotta Salata Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Maltagliati Pasta With Ricotta Salata Recipe

One of our all-time favorite summer dishes? This summery vegetarian pasta that's by no means traditional but by all means delicious and loaded with all the best seasonal produce from corn to zucchini blossoms!

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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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{Schiacciata All’Uva} Tuscan Grape Focaccia Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Schiacciata All’Uva} Tuscan Grape Focaccia Recipe

A doable, easy recipe for a traditional Tuscan focaccia bread made with olive oil, grapes, rosemary and flaky sea salt. 

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Grilled Piadina with Charred Eggplant and Spicy Greens Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Grilled Piadina with Charred Eggplant and Spicy Greens Recipe

Let's discuss this Grilled Piadina with Balsamic Eggplant and Spicy Greens. Because all things flat and bread are my jam yet I plain forgot about its existence until my last trip to Italy. A piadina is a flatbread that you see all over the Emilia-Romagna region, where it's from. I've seen them served folded in half and others rolled up, but I prefer them open face because I usually require a fork and knife to get through the loads of ingredients I've thrown on top. Though it’s nowhere near traditional, I load it with spicy greens, creamy mozzarella, and salty prosciutto so that it’s more of a meal.

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