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RECIPES - A premiere website for recipes from best-selling cookbooks. Many recipes from my cookbooks appear on the site.

SHOP: FOOD – Wholesale and retail internet sales of some of the finest Italian food specialty products available in the U.S. Gustiamo’s Beatrice Ughi travels to Italy herself to source products. – High quality artisan specialty foods

SHOP: BOOKS - Good internet site for used cookbooks. - One of the most comprehensive websites for new and used cookbooks on the internet. - Another of the internet’s best sites for new and used cookbooks. - London’s famous cookbook book store in Notting Hill, where I have taught when I have visited London when on tour for my British editions. - This website offers new and used books from a collaboration of independent booksellers. - This is the largest independent cookbook store in the U.S., probably in the world, carrying over 13,000 titles of new and out-of-print cookbooks.  A serious resource for chefs, caterers, home cooks, scholars, food writers, and anyone else with an interest in food.

SHOP: SUPPLIES - One of the oldest and finest sources for professional cookware in the country. – Seeds from Italy is a seed catalog company offering vegetable seeds, herb seeds , and flower seeds imported from Italy from the seed company Franchi Sementi; - Sells high quality cooking equipment and selected cookbooks, including  those they publish. They carry two cookbooks I have written for them.

FOOD and GARDEN NEWS - News from the trade organization for professional Italian chefs cooking around the world; authentic mother recipes in each webzine issue. - Useful recipes, news and information about Italian food products, wine, and regional cuisines from the official Italian government agency for the promotion of Italian food and wine.

STAYS in ITALY - Apartment rentals on the sea in the heart of the historical district of Palermo, Sicily, run by proprietor Nicoletta Polo, who also runs the nearby Cooking with the Duchess Cooking School. - A beautiful Bed & Breakfast on a privately owned organic farm near Montepulciano (Siena), located halfway between Florence and Rome. The owners are Pamela Sheldon Johns (a cookbook author) and Johnny Johns (an artist). On 15 acres, this property is an active oliveto.

COOKING SCHOOLS and ACCOMMODATIONS in ITALY - Day cruises or extended tours of the Venetian lagoon and the Brenta Riviera onboard the Eolo, a historic fishing vessel restored to its original beauty and updated for comfort. Superb local cooking served up from the galley for an extraordinary dining experience on deck. Acclaimed by food and travel writers for The New York Times, the Herald Tribune, Marie Claire, Conde Nast Traveler, the Guardian, the Financial Times, and many other prominent publications. Contact captain, host and cook, lagoon legend Mauro Stoppa:
read my blog posts > HERE - Cooking school in the historic district of Palermo, Sicily, run by Nicoletta Polo, Duchess of Palma. Hands-on classes are held in the spacious kitchen of the beautifully restored 18th century Lanza Tomasi palazzo. - Run by Countess Cecilia Bellelli and her family, this jewel “agriturismo,” farm B&B in Campania near Paestum’s ancient ruins is also a producer of water buffalo mozzarella cheese. The countess loves to cook and gives regular cooking classes in her well outfitted kitchen. - Dire Fare Gustare means “telling, doing, enjoying” in Italian, and guests at this intimate cooking school and B&B in a restored masseria. Learn authentic Apulian cooking from skilled local chefs Mara Battista and chef/sommelier/olive oil expert Marina Saponari. - Amastuola Wine Resort in the countryside of Crispiano is a dazzling restored stone farmhouse c. 1400s surrounded by 170 hectares of vineyard and fruit orchards overlooking the Ionic Sea. - Study Italian gastronomy and artisanal food crafts in Bra (Lombardy), Italy, home of Slow Food International.