On the Road from Tuscany: Il Palagio

Spend a few hours at Trudie and Sting’s Il Palagio. Together they have created an amazing estate. Simply enchanting. Depart Florence via the A1 toward Rome and in less than 45 minutes, you’ll take the exit for Figline Valdarno. The Continue reading On the Road from Tuscany: Il Palagio

Best Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Tops from Italy The Award Season has concluded and the folks at World’s Best Olive Oil have compiled the scores of olive oils at 15 major international competitions. This analysis of winners is very interesting. We suggest that you read the calculations Continue reading Best Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

How to Dress a Salad: Mixed Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mixed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette and Parmigiano-Reggiano DOP This salad makes the most of the truly special flavors of good olive oil and balsamic vinegar, perfectly paired with DOP Parmiggiano Reggiano. Here’s how to dress a salad: 1 clove Continue reading How to Dress a Salad: Mixed Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette