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Ciao Bella

May 25, 2020

Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore turn the tables with Casa Maria Luigia, their luxurious foodie and art retreat near Modena, Emilia Romagna. Join Erica and Lara with a glass of Lambrusco, talking about design, redefining the table, and country living.

Casa Maria Luigia

Ciao Bella

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May 17, 2020

Did you know there are at least 600 different kinds of cheese in Italy, and Eleonora Baldwin has made it her mission to taste them all for her primetime hit ABCheese on Gambero Rosso Channel (Italy's top food network).  In this episode, we focus on Italy's blues... because no one gives them the love they deserve.


May 11, 2020

Cotechino from Modena is a local favourite, a sausage so savoury it's a meal. But have you ever thought about it for breakfast? Casa MariaLuigia, Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore's country B&B did and chef Jessica Rosval has taken the savory to a level of unforgettably sweet.

Sweet and Savory Breakfast in Modena


May 4, 2020

Balsamic vinegar is not a condiment, and it's definitely not your average vinegar, it's a generations-spanning game changer in just a few drops. Erica talks balsamico, lambrusco, Modena and more with Acetaia Pedroni.

Made in Modena

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