Category Archives: Erica Jarman


We members of Slow Travel Tours always hope to have an impact on our guests. We want them to enjoy themselves, but we also hope they’ll learn something new. It might be a deeper appreciation of a different way of … Continue reading

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Butter in Tuscany

Butter isn’t an ingredient you’ll find in traditional Tuscan cuisine. The people north of the Apennine Mountains have cows, and they make butter. In Tuscany we have sheep. Their milk is used to produce pecorino cheese (the word for sheep … Continue reading

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Celebrating Sardinia

The southwestern corner of Sardinia is called Sulcis. The word derives from the Carthaginian city of Solki. This is just one tiny example of the cultural palimpsest that makes up present-day Sardinia. Before the Carthaginians when the Phoenicians began visiting … Continue reading

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