Padenghe sul Garda | Slow Drive

Imagine touring the Italian lakes in the autumn sunshine, taking the by-roads at a leisurely pace to savour every sight and sound along the way

Sinagra | Fratelli Borrello

Just about everything on the menu at the Trattoria Fratelli Borrello is produced on the adjacent farm, their own farm.

No Frills Italy

Here are some personal hints for visiting Italy on a budget – no frills but no real hardships either.

Rome | Neve di Latte

Ermanno di Pomponio is possessed of an almost religious fervour when it comes to making ice cream.

Bologna | Tea or Coffee?

For an exotic coffee experience, or just for the best cappuccino in Bologna, you have to try Terzi, coffeeshop and tearoom extraordinaire.

Imperia | Carli Oil Emporium

Olio Carli has just opened a 700 square meter showroom in Imperia, close to the French border.

Rome | Pastificio San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo developed as an industrial area with three important factories: a glassworks, a chocolate factory and the Cerere pasta factory.

Rome | Garbatella

Head out to the Garbatella, a residential quarter built on the southern outskirts of the city in the 1920s and ’30s.

Genoa | Sa Pésta

Sa Pésta has been baking traditional Genoese dishes and farinata in the same wood–burning oven for generations.

Portonovo | Something Very Fishy

Moreno Cedroni is one of Italy’s creative minds in culinary matters.