Between rice and blueberries, an experience in the heart of the rice fields   We are in Tornaco, in a unique place immersed in the rice-growing countryside of the lower Novarese area, on the border with Lomellina. Here a historic farm, the Vignarello Farmhouse, produces rice in the surrounding rice fields and many (but very

Risotto: the Piedmontese tradition and the inspiration of Chiara Caprettini   Rice and risotto are a classic of Piedmontese cuisine. The cultivation of rice in Piedmont dates back to the late Renaissance. The Baraggia Biellese and the Vercelli area are renowned for their production of high-quality rice: this territory is characterised by clayey soils, rich in iron, and by the abundance

A fascinating trip to Italy on board of his blue Fiat 500 – Jasper sommelier’s point of view on Italian wine and food   Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Jasper and I am what you call a “wine geek”. Since I was allowed to work with wine, I did. I made a study of