Italy’s White Gold Cheese

some buffalo mozzarella on a plate

There are many dishes and foods that are worth trying in Italy. One example is the Ina Garten Italian wedding soup. But aside from that, another delicious Italian food that you must taste is Italy’s white gold cheese.  The white gold cheese in Italy is also known as Buffalo Mozzarella. It is a white gold … Read more

Sottocenere al Tartufo

Sottocenere al Tartufo

Truffles, truffles, truffles. How can we get enough of them? I’ve never reached satiation, because they’re an ultra expensive and a very rare delicacy. Rejoice! You can enjoy truffles in an affordable manner since flakes of this extraordinary fungus are imbedded in Sottocenere al Tartufo, a semi-soft cow’s milk cheese from Italy. Ash mixed with … Read more

Wine Party Themes

Same Color, Different Varietals Select wines that are the same color but different varietals then compare and learn how different varietals can vary. Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc White: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Viognier Same Varietal Select wines of the same varietal and compare how different winemaking techniques can create … Read more


A grilled cheese sandwich made with Gruy? and a layer of Luxardo cherry preserve will send you to the moon. Now take a sip of the Tenuta di Castiglioni blend and you will continually crave this combination of flavors. Lately I?e been serving mini grilled cheese sandwiches to my guests as an appetizer. I make … Read more

Aroma Wheel

The Aroma Wheel is a common tool to assist in distinguishing and describing the various aromas and flavors of the wine. The Aroma Wheel was developed at the University of California, Davis in 1984 as a standard tool used to describe wine in uniform, non-judgmental terms. The inner-circular sections describe the broader aroma categories while … Read more

La Spaghettata di Mezzanotte

La Spaghettata di Mezzanotte

Turn your friends on to an Italian ritual – La Spaghettata di Mezzanotte (Midnight Spaghetti Party). Antipasto: A selection of Italian Cheeses. Choose your favorite aged or fresh cheeses in a local specialty store. Arrange them in wedges on a wooden cutting board. Primi Piatti: Crostini with Tuscan Pate and Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Garlic … Read more