Slide Show: Preview of Dream of Italy’s Umbria Harvest Week Trip

Join Dream of Italy this November 6th in Umbriafor a week of food, wine and ceramics: Customize a slideshow Highlights of Dream of Italy’s Umbria Harvest Week: • Six nights at the 17th-century farmhouse villa La Fattoria del Gelso near Assisi, Umbria.• All meals ─ homemade by the villa’s fabulous chef or at restaurants.• Visit to Italy’s ceramics capital Deruta …

Ciao Laura Culinary Vacations Booking for 2010

Let the FLAVORS of Italy DANCE in your mouth and SING in your heart on a CIAO LAURA culinary vacation in Italy! Ciao Laura offers a wide variety of Cooking Vacations, Market Tours & Hands-on Cooking Lessons throughout Italy. BOOK NOW – 2010 is selling out quickly! Visit our Web site at www.ciaolaura.com Ciao Laura offers 10% off market tours …

Win a Copy of Seafood alla Siciliana

WINNERS: Toni Lydecker has chosen mcjip@roadrunner.com, Tony and NewYorkPR to receive copies of her book. Contact us with your snail mail address!! Toni Lydecker, a frequent contributer to Dream of Italy, wrote about Sicilian cooking schools for the newsletter while she was in the process of researching her new book, Seafood alla Siciliana: Recipes and Stories from a Living Tradition. …

Experience the Flavors of Italy with Ciao Laura

Experience the Flavors of Italy with Ciao Laura in 2009 – Let the FLAVORS of Italy DANCE in your MOUTH and SING in your HEART on a CIAO LAURA culinary-based vacation in Italy! Ciaolaura.com offers Hands-on Cooking Lessons, Culinary Vacations, Foodie Excursions, Wine Tastings, Personal Chefs, Market Tours and Customized Itineraries in Italy. Experience the REAL FLAVORS of Italy in …

Eating Your Way Through Italy

Want to eat your way through Italy? Then you have to go right to the producers – those Italians who excel at making very specific culinary delicacies. And who better to guide you to these producers than someone who imports Italian foods into the U.S. DItalia.com, our favorite online Italian food store, is offering two incredible tours this May introducing …

Introducing Ciao Laura!

Ciao Laura – Hands-on Cooking Lessons and Excursions to Wineries, Fresh Markets & more! Let the FLAVORS of Italy DANCE in your mouth and SING in your heart on a CIAO LAURA culinary vacation! We offer our travelers the opportunity to explore the “real” heart of the Italian culture – its cuisine. Savor the experience! Visit our Web site at …

A Day of Truffles in Umbria

This is the second time I have had the chance to go truffle hunting – everyone should experience it. The first time was in Piedmont. I won’t even get into the rivalry over Piedmont vs. Umbria truffles. Our truffle hunter (tells you something about me that I can’t remember his name but remember the dog’s name!) and his dog Asia …