Saturday, February 25th, 2017

25 Best Food Experiences in Emilia-Romagna, Italy

The best food in Italy is in Emilia-Romagna. Period. Long known as the home of parmesan cheese, prosciutto, and traditional aged balsamic vinegar, even Italians from other regions will grudgingly admit that yes, Emilia-Romagna is home to Italy’s best food. Emilia-Romagna, a northern region consisting of the western inland region of Emilia and the eastern seaside […]

Gathering Chestnuts in Castel del Rio

In Emilia-Romagna, every town — EVERY town — has its own famous specialty food. In Castel del Rio, it’s the marroni, or chestnuts indigenous to this region. So how did we experience the marroni?  We gathered them ourselves! Le Selve is an agroturismo complex in the mountains above Castel del Rio.  Agroturismo is a tremendously […]