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.
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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What's An Osteria? And Other Italian Restaurant Definitions | https://saltandwind.com

What's An Osteria? And Other Italian Restaurant Definitions

The difference between a trattoria and a ristorante and what is an osteria after all? Navigating all the different types of restaurants in Italy can be tricky -- here's our cheat sheet to help you understand it all. 

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A Guide To Soaking Up the Sun at the Best Beaches In Sardinia | https://saltandwind.com

A Guide To Soaking Up the Sun at the Best Beaches In Sardinia

The Italian islands are some of the best spots for clocking in beach time but where to go is the question. Here is our advice on the best beaches when you travel to Sardinia.

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Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

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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One-Pot Lemon-Garlic Basil Artichoke Chicken Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

One-Pot Lemon-Garlic Basil Artichoke Chicken Recipe

A one-pot recipe inspired by Italy and delicious any time of year, the secret to this dish is to cook lemons and garlic in olive oil before adding in the chicken, artichokes, and loads of basil. Serve this with roasted potatoes or over polenta for a complete meal.

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Healthy Habits from Italy To Adopt ASAP | https://saltandwind.com

Healthy Habits from Italy To Adopt ASAP

If there’s anything that making it through this pandemic has taught us, it’s the importance of making our health and wellness a priority. Here are five healthy habits the Italians have on the lock that we suggest you adopt ASAP. 

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Classic Italian Panna Cotta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Italian Panna Cotta Recipe

An easy recipe for a classic Italian panna cotta dessert from the Northwest region of Piedmont, it's made with heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla bean. 

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From Italy con Amore: Foods That Originated From Italy | https://saltandwind.com

From Italy con Amore: Foods That Originated From Italy

Olives, radicchio, fennel, tomatoes, and eggplant – they're all frequent ingredients in Italian cooking. But do you know which are originally from Italy and which aren't?

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Tips For Making Lasagne alla Bolognese From Scratch | https://saltandwind.com

Tips For Making Lasagne alla Bolognese From Scratch

If you've been to Bologna then you know -- classic lasagne alla bolognese is one of the most delicious dishes you'll ever try. Here are our top tips to help you make it from scratch. 

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Smashed Green Olive And Pistachio Burrata Bruschetta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Smashed Green Olive And Pistachio Burrata Bruschetta Recipe

Say hello to your new favorite California-inspired appetizer! The combination of green olives, roasted pistachios, citrus, mint, and olive oil is total perfection and brings freshness and vibrance to any season.

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{Ragù alla Bolognese} Classic Bolognese Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Ragù alla Bolognese} Classic Bolognese Sauce Recipe

This is a recipe for classic ragù alla bolognese made with pancetta, ground meat, and a touch of cream. Toss it with fresh tagliatelle or use it in lasagne alle Bolognese!

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Stock Your Pantry With These Essential Italian Ingredients  | https://saltandwind.com

Stock Your Pantry With These Essential Italian Ingredients

You’re cooking up a storm of homemade Italian food when suddenly you realize your recipes might be missing an ingredient to level up your dishes. Sound familiar? If that’s a yes, you might want to check out this list of essential Italian pantry staples.

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