Category Archives: Heather Jarman

Marble: Art and Artisans

At least part of each of my tours takes place in the Serchio River Valley between the Apennines and the Alpi Apuane. The Apuan Alps form a short, little known mountain range which runs parallel to the north Tuscan coast, … Continue reading

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A Thread to Hang It On

Sapori e Saperi means ‘flavours and knowledge’, and on my tours guests enter a pleasant and gentle ‘school’ of artisan food. I’m always searching for new producers of the best of Tuscan produce. The results of my detective work are … Continue reading

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Black Pig of Parma

It was Day 2 of my ‘Cheese, Grain & Wine’ tour, designed to follow the biennial Slow Food Cheese fair at Bra, Piedmont, last month. I’d planned to visit Davide Avanzini’s farm near Parma, where he makes parmigiano from the … Continue reading

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