Thank you Michele Ferrero. Gianduja. Nutella. Ferrero Rocher chocolate candy. The enticing aroma of chocolate and hazelnuts filled the air around the village of Alba in the NW Italian region of Piedmont which is the heart of my photo-based book project about the people and land. This article is easy to read and tells you… Continue reading Italy’s Richest Man has Died.
Have you wondered what a white truffle is? They will be featured in my book about the land and people of the Northwest italian wine and food region of Piemonte. Here’s a new radio story at the Internation White Truffle Auction in Alba, Italy. http://www.pri.org/stories/2013-11-18/it-may-smell-funny-elusive-white-truffle-fetches-fortune
To quote one of my favorite reporters, Sylvia Poggioli, “Starting May 28, a four-decades-old ban on the import of many Italian salumi will be lifted.” Here’s a link to an excellent article to read if you are a fan of tasty, quality cured meats from Italy. http://www.wamc.org/post/no-more-smuggling-many-cured-italian-meats-coming-america We’ll be doing some important portraits of the… Continue reading Salumi! Coming to America