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  • 11/21/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Pane in Pentola (Bread in the Pot)

    by Fulvio Marino at Mulino Marino in Piedmont
     

    This delicious recipe comes to us from Fulvio Marino, third-generation miller at Mulino Marino.

     

    Enjoy this recipe at home, and feel like you’re in Italy from your own kitchen!

     

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  • Three Recipes for Panissa
    11/15/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Panissa Ligure (Ligurian Chickpea Polenta)

    by Cristiano Bonino
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Liguria where it is quite popular, mostly enjoyed during aperitif with a nice glass of local white wine.

     
    Rather than coming from a specific person, this version is the condensed result of many conversations with different housewives, bakers, chefs, and food lovers from all over Liguria.

     

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  • Tagliatelle
    05/05/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Tagliatelle with Tomato Sauce

    by Cristiano Bonino


    This recipe is the result of watching many pasta-making demonstrations on our tours, having conversations with housewives, chefs, and food lovers, and of course enjoying plenty of tastings in homes and restaurants across beautiful Italy!

     

     

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  • Focaccia
    04/30/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Focaccia Pugliese

    by Fulvio Marino at Mulino Marino in Piedmont
     

    This delicious recipe is originally from Puglia, in the south of Italy, but it comes to us from the other end of the country, Piedmont, from Fulvio Marino, the third generation of the millers at Mulino Marino.

     

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  • Breadsticks
    04/05/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Grissini (Breadsticks)

    by Roberta Corradin at Restaurant Il Consiglio di Sicilia in Donnalucata
     

    This delicious recipe and its story comes to us from Roberta Corradin, a food writer, originally from Piedmont who co-owns Restaurant Il Consiglio di Sicilia in Donnalucata with her husband, chef Antonio Cicero. We visit them on tour in Sicily end enjoy dinner at Il Consiglio.

     

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  • Spaghetti with Lemon Sauce
    01/24/2020 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Spaghetti al Limone (with Lemon Sauce)

    By Salvatore Aceto, owner at Amalfi Lemon Experience


    You might enjoy this recipe in Campania on our tour in the Amalfi Coast, inspired by Salvatore Aceto, whom we visit at his lemon grove Amalfi Lemon Experience (see below his original recipe in Italian and translated in English)**

     

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  • Romesco Sauce
    12/18/2019 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Romesco Sauce

    by Catalan Friends*


    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Catalonia, where this sauce is quite popular and mostly enjoyed with fish, meat and veggies. Specifically, a version of it acts as the dipping sauce for calçots, a type of green onion served simply grilled. (Calçots are available in February, March, and April in Catalonia. See pic below.)

     

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  • Spaghetti alle Briciole (Bread crumbs)
    11/19/2019 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Spaghetti alle Briciole (Bread crumbs)

    By Cristiano Bonino


    I can’t remember a specific person who gave me this recipe. It’s the result of many trips to Tuscany and many conversations with housewives, sommeliers, chefs and food lovers—not to mention plenty of tastings in homes and restaurants all across the beautiful Tuscany!

     

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  • Zucchini Soup
    10/19/2019 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Vellutata di Zucchine (Zucchini Soup)

    by Diliana at Erede di Chiappone Winery in Piedmont


    Sharing here a delicious and personal recipe that comes to us from Diliana who cooks lunch for us on tour when we visit her family-run winery in Piedmont and featuring an unforgettable wine tasting.

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  • Almond Milk
    07/16/2019 - foodstoriestravel 0 Comments
    Almond Milk

    By Grazia at Dalla Terra Bistrot near Noto in Sicily


    Grazia uses her homegrown almonds to make this healthy beverage! You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Sicily or in other regions in south of Italy where this beverage is popular, given the local almond production.

     

     

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  • Focaccia
    04/07/2018 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Focaccia Ligure (Italian Riviera Focaccia)

    by Cristiano Bonino
     

    I can’t remember a specific person who gave me this recipe. It’s the result of many trips to Liguria and many conversations with housewives, sommeliers, chefs and food lovers—not to mention plenty of tastings in homes, bakeries and restaurants all across the beautiful Italian Riviera!

     

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  • Pasta e Fagioli
    03/28/2018 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Beans Soup)

    By Cristiano Bonino
     

    You might enjoy this recipe in many regions of Italy or on one of our cooking classes in Boston area. Cristiano Bonino can’t remember a specific person who gave him this recipe, which is the result of conversations with different housewives, sommeliers, chefs and food lovers all over Italy!

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  • Tomato Soup
    03/02/2018 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Pappa al Pomodoro (Tomato Soup)

    ​​by Elisa Cucini from Agriturismo il Molinello in Tuscany
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Tuscany!

     

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  • Broccoli Savory Pie
    04/24/2017 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Broccoli Savory Pie

    by Cristiano Bonino


    Enjoy this vegan version of a traditional savory pie (although the use of butter is more typical) on one of our tours in Italy, or on one of our cooking classes in Massachusetts, or try it at home using only a few ingredients!

     

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  • Lentil Soup
    02/16/2017 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Lentil Soup

    by Andrea Molinaro, a Umbrian friend


    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Umbria (or another region of Italy) where this legume is a staple of the traditional cuisine. Or, try it at home, using just a few ingredients as our friend Andrea did!  

     

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  • Chestnut Cake
    02/07/2017 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Castagnaccio (Chestnut Cake)

    by Nonna Paola from Agriturismo il Molinello in Tuscany


    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Italy or try at home using just a few ingredients. Paola made this recipe without precise quantites but based on her experience!

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  • Pasta with Chickpeas
    11/15/2016 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Pettole (Pasta) with Chickpeas

    By Neapolitan Chef Angelo Guida


    Enjoy this traditional and hard-to-find recipe in restaurants, possibly on our tour in Campania region, or on one of our cooking classes in Massachusetts, or try it at home using only a few ingredients!

     

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  • Zucchine
    03/26/2016 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Zucchine alla Scapece

    by Teresa, a Neapolitan friend! 


    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in south of Italy!

     

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  • Sardinian Mirto
    03/14/2016 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Sardinian Mirto

    Sardinian Mirto by the 100% Sardinian Simone Scalas


    In Sardinia our friend Simone uses the local Mirto wild berries to make his signature digestif! You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Sardinia, or in other regions, given how popular this beverage is all across Italy!

     

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  • Vegan Frittata
    02/29/2016 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Vegan Frittata

    Inspired by Battista, owner of Agriturismo Casa Scaparone
     

    This recipe was inspired by Battista, owner at Agriturismo Casa Scaparone near Alba in Piedmont, Italy. You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Piedmont!

     

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  • Ligurian Limoncello
    01/25/2016 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Ligurian Limoncello

    By Andrea Marchesini 


    In beautiful Alassio, Andrea uses his homegrown lemons to make this limoncello! You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Liguria or in  other regions, given how popular this beverage is all across Italy!

     

     

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  • Pumpkin and Chocolate Vegan Brownie
    12/19/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Pumpkin and Chocolate Vegan Brownie

    by Paola Pedergnana (Cristiano’s mamma)


    You might enjoy this vegan version of a lesser-known recipe on our tour in Piedmont or other regions of Italy!

     

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  • Green Sauce for Vegans
    12/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Bagnet Vert Vegan (Green Sauce for Vegans)

    Inspired by Battista, owner of Agriturismo Casa Scaparone
     

    This vegan version of a traditional Piedmontese recipe was inspired by Battista, owner at Agriturismo Casa Scaparone. You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Piedmont!

     

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  • Potato Torte
    11/30/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Potato Torte

    by Ottilia from Trentino (Cristiano’s cousin)
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Trentino and Alto Adige-South Tyrol!

     

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  • Fava Beans and Chicory
    11/30/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Fava Beans and Chicory

    by Lavinia, a Pugliese friend
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Puglia and Basilicata!

     

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  • Tortiglioni with Broccoli
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Tortiglioni with Broccoli

    by Cristiano Bonino
     

    You might enjoy a similar recipe or with different vegetables and versions in Puglia, Sicily, Lazio and other regions.

     

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  • Aeolian Style Spaghetti
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Aeolian Style Spaghetti

    by Daniela Virgona, capers and wine producer in Salina, Aeolian Island in Sicily
     

    You might ebjoy this recipe on tour in Sicily!

     

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  • Spaghetti with Mushrooms
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Spaghetti with Mushrooms

    by Zia Rita (Cristiano’s Aunt from Veneto)


    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in different regions of Italy!

     

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  • Ribollita Soup
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Ribollita Soup

    by Elisa Cucini from Agriturismo il Molinello in Tuscany
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Tuscany!

     

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  • Panzanella Tuscan Salad
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Panzanella Tuscan Salad

    by Tuscan chef Stefania Biancucci
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Tuscany!

     

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  • Lentils Flan
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Lentils Flan

    by Elisa Cucini from Agriturismo il Molinello in Tuscany
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Tuscany and other regions!

     

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  • Focaccia with Rosemary
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Focaccia with Rosemary

    by Elisa Cucini from Agriturismo il Molinello in Tuscany
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Tuscany and other regions!

     

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  • Eggplants (Caponata) Siracusana
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Eggplants (Caponata) Siracusana

    by Carmelo Conigliaro from Agriturismo Case Damma, Siracusa
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Sicily! Versions of this dish vary, depending on the locality.

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  • Chickpea Pizza (Panelle)
    11/10/2015 - Cristiano Bonino 0 Comments
    Chickpea Pizza (Panelle)

    by Giuseppe Pendolino owner Agriturismo Il Principe di Aragona in Sicily  
     

    You might enjoy this recipe on our tours in Sicily or a similar version in other regions such as Piedmont and Liguria!

     

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