Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

Written by Gabriella Quercia Easter is around the corner and the best way to celebrate it is with a lot of food. Let's start with us a trip across Italy's tradition Easter is coming, and it is one of the sweetest holidays of the year. When thinking about Easter it is...

International Women’s Day

As we all already know, March 8th is International Women's Day. This year the celebration of women's courage and the commemoration of all those who fight for gender equality is even more special in the Berlin-Brandenburg region, as 2019 is the first year March 8th is...

The “aperitivo” a world famous cocktail made in Italy

Written by Giulia Cavallo There is nothing better than a fancy cocktail and some finger food with friends and colleagues right after a hard day of work. But the “aperitivo” has an interesting story behind. As everyone knows, an aperitif is a drink that is usually...

Pizza Horoscope – Find out who you really are

Written by Arnaldo Pangia The tradition of pizza horoscope is very old and dates back to Ancient Rome. The legend says that those born under the infamous sign of the pizza hawaii were thrown off a cliff after ... ... nah, just kidding! There's nothing like the Pizza...

5 common mistakes about Italian food tradition

Written by Arnaldo Pangia When they talk about food and traditions, Italians are very strict and pretty inflexible. There are some, actually, a lot of, severe rules that everyone knows and nobody talks about. You all know we take food very seriously, so let’s see some...

Top 5 Italian recipes so easy it’s almost like cheating

Written by Arnaldo Pangia You’re inviting someone for dinner and you want to impress them... too bad you don’t really feel like putting too much time, effort or money to cook something too fancy. We’ve all been there. Fortunately for you (and for your guest!) Italian...

10 Rules to Recognize a Real Neapolitan Pizza

In 2017 the UNESCO inscribed the "Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’" on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Since then we are talking more and more about the Neapolitan pizza, but how can we recognize one? The Associazione Verace...