Savour Italy Culinary Vacations
Culinary Vacations for Lovers
of Food and Wine.
Design your own dream cooking vacation to Italy!
What you didn't know about Italian cuisine.
is surprising how many people who believe they are familiar
with Italian cooking are unaware of the regional differences
that exist. Basically, Italian cuisine is a combination
of vegetables, grains, fruits, fish, cheeses and a scattering
of meats usually seasoned and cooked with olive oil
(with the exception of the far north). The reliance
upon what the country can produce has shaped a diet
popular for centuries, particularly with the poorer
Italian people, and is called la cucina povera. Now
we are seeing a resurgence of this "poor people's
food" and the Mediterranean diet is being touted
as the model around which we should restructure our
Here - take a bite, this
is our menu of culinary tours: