Let’s Talk Cheese: Part 2

On sheep farms that are serious about producing Slow Food designated, Certified Organic, or DOP (Denominazione d’Origine Protetta or Protected Designation of Origin) certified cheeses, they not only graze their sheep in regional fields that they know are safe for their animals, but they also serve their ladies grains and legumes that they grow on…

I Can Barley Contain Myself

Spring has been in full swing in Sicily. The fields are green and fertile with crops like this barley (or orzo in Italian and Sicilian), photographed by our friend and guide north of Agrigento, Val di kam, yesterday. When I saw it, it took my breath away. I want to run through the fields!