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The Joy of Gelato in its Birthplace of Florence

Our contributor shares the details of her love affair with Florence and especially the gelato at her favorite shop.

February 1, 2024

My Tuscan Dream Come True

Cookbook author Dena Fenza fulfilled her dream of having an Italian home and became an olive oil producer in the process.

December 12, 2023

Our “American Chef in Tuscany” Is Coming Home

Our Editor-in-Chief shares the news of our expat contributor in Tuscany, Gaetano Arnone, who will return to open an Italian restaurant in the Hudson Valley.

November 1, 2023

A Recipe Inspired by Fennel Pollen and Friendship

Pasta with sausage and fennel pollen ragu takes a simple combination of meat, red onion, and tomato puree, and becomes something magical with the addition of an unexpected ingredient.

October 25, 2023

Chianti Talk with Roberto Stucchi Prinetti of Badia a Coltibuono

The winemaker and co-owner of one of Chianti Classico’s most famed estates, Badia a Coltibuono, shares his thoughts on the state of Italy’s beloved Tuscan wine region.

October 5, 2023

A Sweet Journey into the World of Italian Honey Sommeliers

A serendipitous experience at a honey festival in Italy changes the life of an American traveler.

September 28, 2023

The Tuscan Memories and Love Inspirations of Chef Rita Sodi

Celebrated chef and restaurateur, Rita Sodi, takes a trip down memory lane to the food of her Tuscan childhood that inspired her career.

September 6, 2023

Beat the Heat of Summer with a Caprese Salad of Tomatoes and Peaches

Appetito's "American Chef in Tuscany" explains the oppressive heat of Tuscan summers and shares a recipe perfect for the conditions.

August 22, 2023