Join me, Rosetta Costantino, a native Calabrian, cookbook author of My Calabria and Southern Italian Desserts, cooking teacher, and expert guide, to the region’s culinary and cultural riches, as we travel off the beaten path to the toe of Italy’s boot. This marvelous 8 day tour, is for all you food and wine enthusiasts who are looking to discover a new region of Italy! Discover new foods that you can’t find in this country such as the “Pipi Cruski”, ‘nduja di Spilinga, prized salumi and cheeses, the famous tartufo di Pizzo, the sweet red onions of Tropea, bottarga di Pizzo, local handmade pasta, traditional pastries, world renowned Calabrian liquorice, spicy peperoncino, foods made from local cedro, confections made with Calabrian figs, and much more.
Some of the traditional Calabrian dishes we will enjoy during our trip:
This tour will not only provide you with great insight about the foods and wines of Calabria but also give you an unforgettable glimpse into the culture and life of Calabria.. You will see how Calabria’s rich history has shaped the people and its traditions to become one of Italy’s greatest treasures. The ancient Greek and Roman ruins, the lush National parks, the Murals of Diamante, unimaginable craftsmanship and artistry are just some of the marvels of Calabria that you will get to see on this tour. You will have the opportunity to watch the local traditions of Calabria and understand the lives of the local people.
Some of the towns we will visit: