Italy is a destination spot known not only for its historical significance and architectural wonders but also for its culinary delights. The next best thing to experiencing Italian fare in its natural environment is bringing a taste of Italy to your own home.
The next best thing to visiting an exciting foreign country like Spain is sampling their culinary delights from the comfort of your own home. The only downside is that imported goods found at specialty stores in the United States can sometimes come with hefty mark-ups.
French cuisine has a reputation for quality around the world. Even the words we use in food such as bon appetit, cuisine and gourmand are French. The steep markups at fine dining establishments and specialty markets for even small quantities of authentic French fare many not scare away the most seasoned of connoisseurs, but it can be cost-prohibitive to the public at large.
Let’s say you discover a foreign chocolate that you love. It may be in your interest to import it directly from the source instead of paying domestic store markups. Imagine getting the chocolate sent directly to your door for less money per pound than you would find at the local fine foods market. There’s only one problem…