Stage 13 – May 20 – Palmanova – Cividale Dei Friuli – When Cheese Becomes an Aphrodisiac

6 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio Stage 13 and today we are in the region of Friuli. We are over that awkward halfway point and with the majority of sprinters leaving the Giro, we need to re-inject some passion into our race, so here goes, cheese makes you a better lover… You really need … Continue reading Stage 13 – May 20 – Palmanova – Cividale Dei Friuli – When Cheese Becomes an Aphrodisiac

Stage 12 – May 19 – Noale to Bibione – When Perrier isn’t good enough!

5 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 12 and we are getting more extreme both in foods and in tenuous links, but that’s why you read this, right? Anyway, today we tackle the 1980’s food conundrum that was, fizzy water. Moreover, what is the way that we have moved away from such exotic … Continue reading Stage 12 – May 19 – Noale to Bibione – When Perrier isn’t good enough!

Stage 11- Modena-Asolo – How Prosecco Became The Average Man’s David to Golliath

5 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 11 of the Giro and we are at that weird halfway stage. Today is all about the unknown hero of the day, even though they may be considered the weaker of the bunch they end up winning. It’s the tale of many a successful business, person … Continue reading Stage 11- Modena-Asolo – How Prosecco Became The Average Man’s David to Golliath

Stage 10 – May 17 – How Tigelle Could Never Win Great British Bakeoff

6 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 10 and we’re in Emilia Romagna today, a centre of epicurean delight, so much so that we’ve decided to focus on their version of an English crumpet… Tigelle. If you’re thinking, “where is Stage 9?” well, we did something different. Visit our Facebook page to see … Continue reading Stage 10 – May 17 – How Tigelle Could Never Win Great British Bakeoff

Stage 8 – May 14 – Foligno to Arezzo – New Age Minimalism? You mean Minestrone

5 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 8 of Giro Food and we find ourselves in Tuscany. The land where everyone outside of Italy thinks, rolling hills, wine served every evening, beauty, glamour, the quiet, peaceful life. Actually, that’s not just Tuscany but if you had to be envious of a region, there … Continue reading Stage 8 – May 14 – Foligno to Arezzo – New Age Minimalism? You mean Minestrone

Stage 7 – 13 May – Sulmona-Foligno – When Truffles Are As Vacuous As A Kardashian Selfie

5 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 7 of the Giro and today we are in Foligno, Umbria. Aside from the beautiful scenery, today we want to talk about a family that has somehow managed to make it into every TV Box around the world and we can’t understand how but it has … Continue reading Stage 7 – 13 May – Sulmona-Foligno – When Truffles Are As Vacuous As A Kardashian Selfie

Stage 6 – Ponte-Roccaraso (Aremogna) – When Ennio Won An Oscar Thanks To Spaghetti

4 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 6 of the Giro and we are in the mountains, the southern most ski access area of Italy unless you count Etna for the times that it is completely safe to ski down an active volcano. Today we discover what it takes to win an Oscar; … Continue reading Stage 6 – Ponte-Roccaraso (Aremogna) – When Ennio Won An Oscar Thanks To Spaghetti

Stage 5 – 11 May Praia a Mare-Benevento – Millenials & Wine, a Match Made In Indecision

6 minute read | by Gino De Blasio Stage 5 of the Giro sees the bike race tour the south of the peninsula for the second day. It’s nice that the race directors gave the south just two stages this year, after all, it is the Giro D’Italia (of Italy). Anyway, today we talk about Millennials … Continue reading Stage 5 – 11 May Praia a Mare-Benevento – Millenials & Wine, a Match Made In Indecision

Stage 4, 10 May: Catanzaro-Praia a Mare – When Hipsters & Foodies Collide

6 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 4 of the Giro and finally someone has seen sense to bring this thing to the peninsula; bravo race directors, bravo! It only took three stages and putting the author under ridiculous pressure about apples, venison and stroopwafel… Anyway, stage 4 sees the story of the … Continue reading Stage 4, 10 May: Catanzaro-Praia a Mare – When Hipsters & Foodies Collide