More than any other country in the world, it is Italy that we turn for gastronomic inspiration.
101 beautiful towns in Italy: Food and Wine takes readers along on a one-of-a-kind tour through the tantalizing taste of the varied landscape of Italy’s hill towns on the coast, where the flavors of Italy scent the air. All this accompanied by a good meal as the highest form of art, and a fine bottle of wine is never hard to get.
In Alba you can enjoy the fine taste of white truffles with an unforgettable glass of Barolo.
Head to Parma for a sampling of prosciutto di Parma, and do not forget to pick up a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Travel to the hills of Tuscany, where a glass of red wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano together with filetto con Tartufo (truffle-infused duck breast) and in Campania, the homeland of Naples, the Amalfi coast, and of course, pizza. In it’s many forms – but almost always crowned with Mozzarella di Bufala.
Descriptive sidebars key readers in the best restaurants in town, where to buy the ingredients to prepare the featured dishes (and where to go for the wine to accompany) as well as tips on where to explore things during your visit. A sprinkling of recipes rounds this informative resource.
Included is an appendix with detailed lists to help travelers plan their culinary journeys: What wine cellars to visit, where to eat and how to find a strenuous market. Whether you are an armchair traveler or italophile the next trip, to navigate through this volume serve as an excellent tutorial.