Italian Black Gold – The traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Barrels of balsamic vinegar

Many of us use Balsamic Vinegar on a regular basis, but I wonder how many people realize that unless you are Italian, or live in Italy, you have probably never even tasted the “Real Thing”, and that bottle of Balsamic in your pantry bears little resemblance to Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale, so highly valued in Italy. True Balsamic is an Artisan

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Venice – The Most Beautiful City In The World

St Mark's basilica, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy

A well-known city and an ancient and powerful center of trade, Venezia as the Italians call it originally was built over the surface of more than one hundred small islands spread across the Venetian Lagoon. It was cleverly made in such a way that now water travel is more prevalent than ground vehicles in much of the city. Streets are

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