In the year of 2021, I have already stayed 9 weeks in Italy.
This Tuesday, Pope Francis kicked off the Jubilee Year with the symbolic opening of the Holy Doors of St. Peter’s Basilica. This year long holy celebration was designated a Jubilee of Mercy by the leader of the Catholic church. This year’s Jubilee comes nearly 15 years after the last Jubilee Year, held in 2000.
Culatello, salami, prosciutto, oh my!
For meat and dairy lovers, Italy can come pretty close to heaven, especially if you go straight to the source and sample Italy's fine cured meats and aged cheese on the farms where they're made.
But if you're looking to recreate your experience at home, here are my picks for the best meats and cheese to bring back with you, with a few tips on how to do it.