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Entertaining

Toma Cheese

Toma (toe-ma) Cheese from Vercelli, Italy Toma is one of the classic cheeses of Piedmonte in Northern Italy. I had some beautiful examples of this cheese when The Cheese Impresario visited the Vercelli region in this friendly, beautiful and off the beaten track area. Vercelli is also known for its rice in many forms including …

Wine Education

Tasting Tips

Tasting wine can be broken into 3 simple categories – sight, smell, and taste. Sight: Look at the Wine! Color Drinking wine is just as much about the visual as it is about the physical – so look at your wine. If you take the time to look for certain things in your glass – …

Recipes

Bean soup with spelt

Serves 4 Ingredients: 8.8 ounces dry cannellini beans 2.5 ounces spelt wheat grain 5 fl oz. olive oil 3 rosemary twigs 6 garlic clovers 1 Tbsp. tomato paste salt and pepper Let the beans soak in water for 12 hours, then heat in abundant salted water. Strain the beans setting aside the cooking water and …

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