In Puglia, Nearly Every Family Makes Its Own Olive Oil
The processing equipment might be modern, but the olive oil—all-natural, unfiltered, and exquisitely fresh—has been the same for generations.
An Emergency Psychologist Explains What She's Doing for Italy's Earthquake Victims
Emergency psychologists are at the scene of the devastating earthquake to help victims with their first steps towards processing trauma.
The Edible Legacy That Arabs Left in Southern Italy
From ingredients like hard durum wheat that led to the development of pasta to the use of nuts in sweets, the food of Puglia is what it is because of Arab influence.
Stephanie D'Arc Taylor
Italy Wants to Give Six-Year-Olds Lessons in Wine
Italian senator Dario Stefano has submitted a draft bill to parliament proposing that schoolchildren aged six to 13 take a one-hour lesson in wine culture and history every week.
Italy Just Broke up a Multi-Million-Dollar Olive Oil Scheme
Shit just got real in the slippery and cutthroat world of Italian olive oil. Italy, the EU’s second-largest producer of olive oil, announced just yesterday that authorities have shut down an unprecedented Puglia-based olive oil scam.