The Pizza Pilgrims Leave on a Delicious Journey

Tomorrow, British brothers Thom and James Elliot are setting off on a month-long culinary quest to serve fresh pizzas as they drive their Piaggio Ape throughout Italy. The brothers, who dubbed themselves the Pizza Pilgrims, purchased the three-wheeled vehicle outfitted with a custom pizza oven, and will fly from the United Kingdom to the far reaches of southern Italy to …

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 …

Meet Mr. Pantoloni Pepperoni

I’ve been getting requests from those who were there on pizza making night at Fattoria del Gelso for a photo post of Pantoloni Pepperoni or did we call him Pepperoni Pantoloni? No matter. Ladies, you know who you are and this is my Thanksgiving present to you. Without further ado…

Shooting Stars, Saracens and Pizza: Events in Italy This Summer

Our fr*ee online calendar of events is back and filled with tantalizing festivals, concerts and celebrations taking place this summer and fall in Italy. Here are some highlights: Donnafugata (Sicily): Calici di Stelle (Goblets of Stars)August 10, 2008Italians throughout the land celebrate Notte di San Lorenzo (celebrating San Lorenzo on August 10th) outside, under the stars. It is the night …