We, at Lake Como Food Tours, often meet third or fourth generation Italian-Americans and Italian-Australians who travel to Italy in search of their roots. They come to us to experience the “real Italian way” and then they move on towards their great-grand-fathers’ home towns. They inquire about their family names (“do you know anyone with...Read More
Perhaps it’s obvious to say, but the main reason you should visit Lake Como is for its beauty. Let us suggest you a trip to discover Lake Como. We’ve all seen travel magazines and tv shows featuring beautiful villas and gardens, luxury hotels with silk linens and shimmering turquoise swimming pools. We’ve seen the...Read More
Traditional food from Lake Como offers a variety of delicious freshwater fish as pike, tench, eel, carp and trout. Tradition teaches us how to preserve it without the need of a refrigerator. Our favourite method is known as “in carpione“: it means preserving fish (pesce, in Italian) by cooking and then marinating it. Pesce in...Read More
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