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Food, Travel

A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

Risotto is one of the most Italian of dishes. It’s origins lie deep in the past, probably introduced to the Mediterranean by Arabs in the middle ages. However it was in the fertile plains of Northern Italy, ideal for growing the short-grained Carnaroli and Arborio rice, essential for a good […]

by × April 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

The rolling Alpine foothills of Veneto have long provided refuge for Venetian nobility seeking relief from the searing summer heat. For over a thousand years, members of one of the wealthiest and most influential empires in the world constructed private villas in the hills, and brought a love for culture […]

by × April 1, 2016 × 2 comments