Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods

Cheese Pairings in Honor of Seattle Cheese Festival

March 20, 2019 No Comments

Here are some cheese-cheese condiment pairings from some of RITROVO® cheese friends, all in honor of this weekend’s Seattle Cheese Festival. Read more also at today’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer food section.

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RITROVO: a joyous “refinding” of others at the dining table

March 20, 2019 No Comments

Long before RITROVO became the name of our company and web site in the United States, it was the name of a special kind of place for us in Italy. During our six years of living and traveling throughout rural Italy we saw the sign “Il Ritrovo” again and again. In asking a local friend […]

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Burrata and the Seattle Cheese Festival

March 20, 2019 No Comments

  In over fifteen years of exploring Italy’s hinterlands, back roads, and mountain trails we are continuously amazed by its vast diversity of food and drink. To date, upwards of 1,500 different wines can be found in the Italian market (one in five Italians makes his/her own wine), each one of them conceived as part […]

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Nettles

March 20, 2019 No Comments

One of the great joys of living in Italy is enjoying its multitude of open-air markets. At a glance, these canvas bazaars for agriculturally-based regional commerce are not unlike our own farmers markets in Seattle. Notwithstanding, there is a particular unfolding here in Italy’s central village squares and inner city neighborhoods that lends to their […]

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