Grateful for Thanksgiving – in Florence, Italy

Italy is one of the best places to visit to experience age-old traditions that have continued through to this day. But one tradition you’d probably not expect to experience is a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in Florence. But if do happen to be in Florence for Thanksgiving (which in 2011 falls on Thursday, November 24th), you’ll […]

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What’s so G.R.E.A.T. about I.G.P.&D.O.P.?

It is for good reason that Italian food is famous around the world. It is simple to make, delicious and healthy. In Italy, food also represents social gatherings and traditions, with it being quite normal for the family to gather daily for a long lunch sometimes even followed by a nap. It is social, with […]

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Slow Food Fabulous February Events

Forget fusion, exempt exotic, and move over modern. The Slow Food movement goes old-school on food. Slow Food is all about old-fashioned, good quality cooking utilising locally produce (‘zero kilometre’ food) which is simply and sensationally turned into delicious, healthy meals. The number of people going Slow is rapidly rising. Initially founded in 1989 to […]

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