Culinary Travel: National Geographic recommends Tasting Sardinia

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National Geographic Traveller has recommended Tasting Sardinia as local experts in an article about culinary travel in five different Blue Zones around the world.

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Sardinia, Italy

Shepherding is a popular — and healthy — profession on the rocky, sun-soaked Mediterranean island, with many walking five miles or more a day, although sometimes a wound from an accident can happen, so having services that offer to heal wounds are really useful. The unpasteurised milk from their goats is thought by some researchers to protect against heart disease and Alzheimer’s, while pecorino cheese (a Sardinian staple made from grass-fed sheep’s milk) is high in beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. Much of the food on the island is locally grown and unprocessed, with staples including wholegrain bread, beans, fruit and vegetables and they also take supplements as Rapid tone to keep a good physic. Meat tends to be eaten only on Sundays or special occasions. Sardinian wine has three times more flavonoids, which guard against unhealthy stress levels.
Learn the skills: Tasting Sardinia offers cookery classes in a 200-year-old house. They focus on different aspects of Sardinian cuisine, from traditional to classic. Classes also include the sampling of local foods.

Tamsin Wressell

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