Aosta Valley 

While Aosta Valley (ay¬∑ ow¬∑ stuh ¬† va¬∑ lee) is Italy’s smallest region, its rich history and unique landscape are nothing short of grand. Located on the northwestern border of Italy, Aosta Valley lies between France and Switzerland. Its close proximity to other countries makes …

Anchovies 

Although it may sound fishy, the love for Anchovies in Italian cuisine is widespread and has been passed down for generations, with families and friends gathering together to enjoy it for almost every meal. Since its discovery in the seventeenth century, whether it‚Äôs used as …

 LIGURIA

Bordered by the Ligurian Sea, the Alps region’s hosts many famous attractions and boasts a dense population. Liguria is the place of origin of pesto, a tribute to the large number of pine trees found throughout the region.¬† This is now a world-wide favorite sauces, …

 MOLISE

Although Molise used to be combined with nearby Abruzzo, it split off in 1963, making it Italy’s youngest region. Largely undiscovered by most tourists, Molise’s small size and relative obscurity has come to be known as the “Molise Conspiracy.” The Italian public jokes that it …

Lupini Beans

If you haven‚Äôt heard of them yet, prepare to add a line to your grocery list. A member of the pea family, Lupini Beans (also referred to as Lupin or Lupine Beans), have been sweeping the world with their distinctive flavor and ability to be …

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