The creative team at CreativeAsti aim to preserve cultural richness in Asti, Italy. The non profit organization coordinates art events throughout the year to bring beauty and inspiration to the community. This year, they are highlighting Douja d’Or, the annual wine fair, by featuring large fiberglass wine bottles decorated by local artists in the courtyard of Palazzo del Michelerio. They called this display “Bottiglie d’Artista” in celebration of both wine and Asti. While some decorated… [Read More]
“Lady’s kisses,” chocolate-covered almond cookies, from Piedmont.
A Turinese rum-soaked chocolate cake with biscuits and almonds.
“Hot sauce.” Piedmontese dipping sauce made with anchovies and garlic, usually served warm. When almost finished the leftover oil is used to cook eggs.
Turinese stew of sweetbreads, chicken giblets, mushrooms and truffles.
A sauce used to accompany bollito misto. Red and green versions are common.
Piedmontese chocolate and hazelnut paste used in desserts, ice cream and candies.
“Silk stockings,” a Piedmontese dish of pig’s feet in batter, fried in butter.
Turinese soup of vegetables, potatoes, basil, onion and garlic, served over a slice of bread.
Ring cake flavored with anise, from Piedmont.