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A Fork in the Road Italian Style

29 Sep 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in travel

http://m.podshow.com/media/3819/episodes/81392/culinaryroundtable-81392-09-29-2007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedA Fork in The Road Italian Style Jennifer and Chef Mark report from the road while on the way to SpeckFest in the Alto Adige/Sudtirol region of Northern Italy, including plane drama, multicity transfers, and ending our marathon 25 hour journey with an amazing dinner at Vogele in Bolzano, a traditional SudTirolian restaurant. A Fork in the Road is a production of the Culinary Podcast Network. www.culinarypodcastnetwork.com www.culinarypodcastnetwork.comfood, food podcast, Italy, Fork in the Road, Culinary Podcast Network, Gilded Fork

Food Philosophy Video #10: Chef Odette Fada

17 Sep 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in chefs & restaurants, videos

Food Philosophy Video #10: Chef Odette Fada On Food Philosophy 59 I took you on a little journey through Calabria, which included a dinner at San Domenico restaurant in NYC. Now step with me behind the kitchen doors as I speak with Chef Odette Fada to talk about her culinary creations — and get a little glimpse of some chefs at play! Chef Fada was named one of the best Italian chefs by Wine Spectator, and was a James Beard Award nominee for Best Chef NY. She’s also completely adorable, and made our time in the kitchen a lot of…

FP59: The Foods of Calabria

10 Sep 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in podcast

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy59TheFoodsOfCalabria272.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI’m taking a little voyage through my roots in this episode as I explore some of the flavors of my father’s home, the region of Calabria, Italy. Resplendent with mountainous views of the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, Calabria (the “toe” of the boot) comprises microclimates that offer a little taste of everything — including their famous Clementine origins, which have now been given DOC status. Take a gastronomic journey with me and discover more about this little-known region — and a little more about me. http://www.italianmade.com/ Also, special thanks to Paulie Podcaster…

FP53: The Madernassa Pear

25 Jun 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, podcast, travel

The Madernassa pear is a treasure of Piemonte, Italy, and one that was almost lost when modern farming methods were introduced to create a heartier version of the fruit.

FP37: La Banca del Vino

22 Jan 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages, podcast, travel

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy37LaBancaDelVino857.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed We continue on our exploration of food mecca with our tour of La Banca del Vino, the wine bank of the University of Gastronomy in Pollenzo, Italy. Jonathan, our helpful guide from Part I, not only gave us a tour of the facility, but offered a wonderful tutorial on the varieties of wines from the different regions of Italy. In other news, my pals at Go Daddy are now sponsoring Food Philosophy, so you can get some great deals on your own piece of the internet: Go to www.godaddy.com and enter…

FP36: The University of Gastronomic Sciences

16 Jan 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, podcast, travel

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy36TheUniversityOfGastronomicSciences183.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedOh, sweet Mecca. What on earth could be more appealing to a gourmand than the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) in Italy? In a word: nothing. Join me on a tour of the one place on this planet that tugs at my heart strings (and brain cells) like no other as we take a journey through Italy’s history and gastronomy. Begun as an estate many moons ago, UNISG’s Pollenzo campus is a tribute to food, wine and artisanal production with Jonathan, a second-year student whose knowledge and enthusiasm made our tour delightful…

FP33: Tasting Wine with the Senses

10 Dec 2006, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages, podcast, sensuality, travel

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy33TastingWineWithTheSenses300.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed You’ve probably tasted wine with your tongue, but have you ever engaged all of your senses in the process? How about your retronasal passage? Explore along with me as I learn how to approach wine more sensually – and how the mind can trick us along the way. Rosina Tinari Wilson is back with a lesson in tasting, which happened during an impromptu gathering in the tasting room at Fontanafredda Winery in Piemonte. (www.fontanafredda.it) We’ve also got lots of wine advice for the holidays at the Gilded Fork, including wines for…

Live from Italy…

19 Oct 2006, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in travel

…it’s me! I’m on a press junket to the Regione Piemonte this week, and we’ve just finished our first day of exploring, so I’m sending along a recap before heading to din-din. We’re presently in the Lago Maggiore region, and though it’s rainy and misty today, the moodiness of the weather adds a romantic touch to the air. We visited several islands today including Isola Bella, home of the Palazzo Borromeo, which has some breathtaking grottos meticulously crafted with individual small stones, and tiered gardens accented with live white peacocks strutting about the grounds. Sadly we were not allowed to…