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March 30, 2021
Bresaola from Valtellina
Lake Como is located in the beautiful Lombardy region, close to Valchiavenna and Valtellina: two valleys in the heart of the Alps. Here, bresaola is produced. Bresaola is a high-quality salted beef, aged following the local tradition. ​It is a very nutritious salted beef, low-fat, high in protein, iron, vitamins and minerals and highly digestible....
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Saffron Risotto
Lake Como Food Tours offers not only walking and food tours in the Como area, but also cooking classes. We love to teach travellers how to make fresh pasta from scratch and having lunch all together! One of the dishes that our guests love the most is saffron risotto, a traditional recipe from the Lombardy...
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Castello Di Vezio Varenna Lago Di Como (IT) Vista Aerea
“It is not necessarily at home that we best encounter our true selves. The furniture insists that we cannot change because it does not; the domestic setting keeps us tethered to the person we are in ordinary life, who may not be who we essentially are.” ― Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel He...
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Bench On Lakefront In Como Lake Landscape. Bellagio Italy
This is the story of how I fell in love with Lake Como, from India with love! “Did you say Lake Como?” “The Lake Como?” I reconfirmed when my husband, on my first trip to Italy in 2008,  told me that we were going to Como, the largest town on Lake Como, the day after....
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Lucia from The Betrothed
If you have heard about the famous novel “The Betrothed”, “I Promessi Sposi” by Alessandro Manzoni, you surely have also heard about the town near Milan – Lecco. ​The Betrothed was first published in 1827, in three volumes. It has been called the most famous and widely read novel in the Italian language. The story has been...
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Piece of silk
Como, beautiful landscape, enduring lake but another marvel of this region is its silk. Como is also known as the Silk City. The city has a very interesting story pinned to it for the start of the production of silk. It was in 1400 when Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, decided to plant mulberry...
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Halloween
Seeing shops, squares, bars geared up for Halloween it is a little difficult to believe that till a decade or two ago Halloween wasn’t really celebrated in Italy. Kids knew about it courtesy of American movies and TV series. Slowly but surely, the Halloween trick-or-treating and costume parties on October 31st has invaded Italy’s larger...
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Ronco and its view
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs ​If you are in Lecco and you’re looking for a cozy place where to eat local food, we have the right place with a wonderful story. Well, we all wish to follow our dreams and our passion but are caught...
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Cappuccino and croissant
“There is no better way to bring people together than with desserts.” – Gail Simmons I was in Lecco last week and as I usually do when travelling, I searched on tripadvisor for a place to rest and enjoy a warm cappuccino. I stumbled on this review : “The best croissant tasted in my life. Either...
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Pan Mataloch
At Christmas all over the world there is something sweet and special to offer to our loved ones Just over a week till Christmas and the organization of lunches and dinners begins to come alive: appetizers, first courses, main courses, side dishes and fruit. In Italy you get to the end of the meal and...
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