Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

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...
Pizza, a food that is also good for your health. Here is why

Pizza, a food that is also good for your health. Here is why

Written by Gabriella Quercia Pizza margherita is good for your health! This typical Italian food is one of the best for both Italians and foreigners. We have good news for you: pizza is not only delicious but, according to some scientific researches, it is also...
International Women’s Day

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...
The “aperitivo” a world famous cocktail made in Italy

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...
8 Italian foods which are very hard to translate into English

8 Italian foods which are very hard to translate into English

Written by Arnaldo Pangia Italy is one of the most biodiverse territories in Europe, and that includes both in terms of flora and fauna. That’s why you don’t have to doubt your translator’s skills whenever you’re having a hard time translating...
Pizza Horoscope – Find out who you really are

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...
5 common mistakes about Italian food tradition

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

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 Valentine’s chocolate between romance and yumminess

Italian Valentine’s chocolate between romance and yumminess

Written by Arnaldo Pangia Romance never dies for Italian people, especially around Valentine’s Day. Italian couples from all around the Peninsula make reservations for romantic getaways to fancy restaurants, luxurious hot springs or exclusive clubs to celebrate their...
10 Rules to Recognize a Real Neapolitan Pizza

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...
The sweetest fight: Pandoro or Panettone?

The sweetest fight: Pandoro or Panettone?

When it comes to the Christmas dinner, Italians know that it is the typical moment when family and friends get together, enjoy their meal, spend quality time with their loved ones and… well, friendly fights are on the agenda. In this softly combative atmosphere...
10 sublime Italian Christmast sweets you need to taste

10 sublime Italian Christmast sweets you need to taste

Oh oh oh, let’s spred the Italian Christmas tastefulness! It’s Christmas time and here at True Italian we are thinking about true Italian Christmas recipes! What is that Italians have for dessert during those cold December nights? Let’s find out...