Mulled wine with port

Wine365 | Recipe for Mulled Wine with Port

I tried mulled wine in Austria for the first time, where it was ladled into paper cups and I wrapped my hands around it to warm my fingers while browsing the Christmas market. I was still in high school, so drinking wine on cobbled streets lined with snow was that much more delicious. Plus, as I’ve learned from mulling wine at home, by the time … Continue reading Wine365 | Recipe for Mulled Wine with Port

The Secret to Cooking Snails and Finding Porcini

If there is one stereotype about Italians that is true, it is this: Italians love to talk about food. Snatches of stolen conversation carry sentences like, “and then add the parmigiana, un filo of olive oil, and put it in the oven,” wafting through the air like the scents of dinner cooking. If you’re eavesdropping and notice the shouting, the grand gestures, the scenes that look like arguments, don’t be alarmed: there’s a good chance they’re just discussing the best way to cook eggplant parmigiana. Continue reading “The Secret to Cooking Snails and Finding Porcini”