Passion and drinking are a timelessly alluring combination. And nowhere do those twin temptations meet to better effect than in Sicily. Maybe it’s the hot tension of the very much active Mount Etna, on whose fertile slopes grow centuries-old vines. Or maybe the secret lies in its delicious isolation — not quite Europe, not Africa.
Pairing food with wine can be daunting. On the one hand, there’s science. Those who take that route will pore over acid matches and all that. But in the simplest terms, the best way to pair foods and wines is to remember one helpful rhyme: what grows together goes together. Translation? Eat foods grown and […]
As anybody who has stumbled into the warm glow of a late-night, dollar-slice joint can attest, pizza is a work of art. Unfortunately, just as Vincent van Gogh would have struggled to craft Starry Night without oils and canvas, it’s nearly impossible to craft an Italian masterpiece in one’s own kitchen. The fact is, home […]