“Unspoiled” is not the first word that one might associate Italy with, but it’s one that perfectly describes the country’s hinterland of Umbria.
FROM THE ARCHIVE:A staple on kitchen counters and in lunch bags across Canada, apples are a part of everyday life. They’re so common that we don’t give them much thought—but perhaps that’s what makes them so special.
While the stuffing and seasonings may change, sausages are associated with good times and happy memories.
The amaretto-like aromas of his grandmother’s cookie jar. An idea about puréed pumpkin. An English rose garden. For Tony Conigliaro, the crowned king of London’s molecular mixology scene, these simple thoughts have spawned ideas for innovative cocktails.
“Nature is the most perfect creation that exists on Earth”—so says Russian artist-jeweller Ilgiz Fazulzyanov on his design muse. But don’t expect his pieces to be mere replicas of Mother Nature.
At Edmonton’s Concrete Cat studio, concrete transcends its mundane reputation and is suddenly recast as the star of the show.
The classification of “extra añejo” tequila added legitimacy to the category of spirits aged for more than three years, and brought ultra-aged tequilas further into the spotlight—but two tequilas, Tears of Llorona No. 3 and Casa Noble Single Barrel, stand out.
In the Mexican province of Michoacán, avocado crops have become the catalyst for conflicts between farmers and local drug cartels.
The collective view of the humble bee has been elevated in recent years, and rightfully so. Now, as if the globe’s bees aren’t busy enough, they’ve started providing us humans with another advantage over the future—in beauty products.