Snails, Garlic, Butter=Escargot a la Bourguignon

Snails, Garlic, Butter=Escargot a la Bourguignon

#escargot #snail #France #Burgundy “Just like Kobe beef, white truffles, and caviar, escargot is 1 of the finest delicacies in the world” — Paul Ebeling You have likely heard of escargot, and you likely associate it with snails because that’s what it is. As the word escargot is French for snail. The Big Q: How did shells stuffed with snails rise to […]

Everything We Should Know About Truffles

Everything We Should Know About Truffles

It’s the best time of the year white truffle season. Beginning in mid-September and running through January, it’s prime time in Italy for the rare white truffle to be harvested. It’s such a momentous event that there is an entire festival happening in Alba celebrating the delicacy.  While you can celebrate yourself by ordering truffle focused dishes at […]

Nature at its Best: Dordogne Perigord, France

Nature at its Best: Dordogne Perigord, France

Part of the Aquitaine region in Southwest France, just 1 hour’s drive to the east of Bordeaux, Dordogne Périgord is 1 of the largest and most picturesque “départements” in France. There you will discover unspoiled nature, grandiose landscapes, and lots of magical sights teeming with history. Notably, the prehistoric caves in the Vézère valley, which prove that man has […]

Where to Eat and Drink in Turin, Italy

Where to Eat and Drink in Turin, Italy

This is a story that begins with lunch…I could never figure out the Italian breakfast… Turin is the City of the Aperitivo, the art of drinking and eating before you start eating and drinking. It is the city of Fiat and faded prosperity, the former kingdom of the most stylish man in the history of […]