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Christopher Atwood

Christopher Atwood
Christopher Atwood is Marketing Director at See Italy Travel. Prior to working in travel, Christopher taught Italian language at the university level and resided in Italy for 2 years. He has lived near and far -- from San Francisco to Rome, from New York to Bologna. Christopher is a specialist in regional Italian culture, including local traditions and cuisines. Christopher co-authored with Laura Massoni the book, "Italy for All Seasons." He is passionate about sharing the authentic Italy with curious travelers. (He also makes a pretty mean pumpkin lasagna).
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Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Summer in Italy brings with it a bounty of fresh fruit -- from sweet Sicilian lemons to sunset-orange apricots. Averaging over 200 days of sunshine...

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Sicily is a symphony of sights, textures, sounds and tastes. As the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily boasts a dramatic mix of mare (sea)...

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What to Do, See and Eat in Turin, Italy?

Chic cafés. Stylish boulevards. Marvelous museums. You’re not in Paris, but Turin—one of Italy’s most sophisticated (and under-the-radar) cities....

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How to Order Food in Italy: Rules to Eat By

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Florence is a Renaissance jewel in the heart of Tuscany – home to Brunelleschi’s dome, Michelangelo’s house, and the Medici’s palace. Almost...

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How to Make Classic Sicilian Caponata from Scratch

Caponata is a savory side from the island of Sicily. It’s a sweet and sour veggie medley -- marrying caramelized eggplant, salty olives, crisp celery...

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Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream Summer in Italy brings with it a bounty of fresh fruit -- from sweet Sicilian lemons to sunset-orange apricots. Averaging over 200 days of sunshine...

Read More