Tag: Piedmont

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October 15, 2014

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

How to Pair Truffles with Wine

Filed Under  Food History, Wines & Spirits

Truffles are a luxury and an indulgence, and the last thing you want to do when you partake in this expensive ingredient is to eat it while drinking the wrong kind of wine. Similar to pretty much all wine pairings, what works well with truffle will depend on how the truffle is prepared and what that truffle is served with. Discover the truffle on our cooking vacations. Generally speaking though,… Read
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August 7, 2014

By Peg Kern

Manner Peach Dessert from our Piedmont Cooking Vacation

Filed Under  Recipe

Looking for a refreshing sweet treat this Summer? Try this fruit recipe that's fresh, easy, and fast. The dish features local ingredients from Piedmont, such as peaches and mint, but it can be made anywhere -- as long as the peaches are fresh. In Piedmont, this dish is traditionally cooked in the oven, but Francesca, of our Authentic Experience in Piedmont cooking vacation, has recreated the dish so that it… Read
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February 14, 2014

By Peg Kern

San Valentino Special: Remembering Piedmont

Filed Under  Destination Features, What's Up at TIK

Everyone appreciates Italian food and Italian wine, but take a cooking vacation in February? To Piedmont? Who knew what a special, romantic getaway that could be! Several years ago I was lucky enough to travel to this wonderful region with my husband. We both agreed it was one of our best trips to Italy, and one of our best trips ever. Charles and I drove to Piedmont from Lombardy: a… Read
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February 12, 2014

By Peg Kern

Food and Wine Tours to Italy: A Guide to Piedmont Wines

Filed Under  Wines & Spirits

Some of the most prized wines of Italy hail from the region of Piedmont, in the north-west of Italy. Ever heard of Barolo? Piedmontese. Barbaresco? That too. Why are these wines valued so highly and what is the difference between them? You can find out for yourself on our food and wine tours of Italy, but we'll also break it down for you here. Piedmont is known for the 3… Read
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October 4, 2010

By Peg Kern

Piedmontese Ravioli: Culinary Trips to Italy

Filed Under  Recipe

This thoughtful dish with perfect autumn flavors is quite traditional in Piedmont, which is located in the very northwest corner of Italy. It is one of our favorite locations for a cooking vacation or culinary tour in Italy. Pair this recipe with a Barolo wine, and buon appetito! If you like this recipe, consider a Piedmont cooking vacation! Piedmontese Ravioli Serves: 4 servings Prep time: 60 minutes Cook time: 3… Read
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June 30, 2010

By Peg Kern

Manzo brasato al Barolo (Beef Braised in Barolo Wine)

Filed Under  Recipe

The weather is beginning to heat up, flowers are in bloom and we are approaching the longest day of the year-- summer is here! Impress your family and friends while capturing the essence of Bountiful Piedmont using this fantastic braised beef recipe for your next Sunday dinner. Piedmont is one of our favorite regions of Italy, and it's easy to see why. Gorgeous vistas, stately castles, amazing food, and some… Read
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