Italian spices, from the most common to the unknown treasures

Italian spices, from the most common to the unknown treasures

How much do you know about Italian spices? Spices and aromatic herbs, as you know, have really ancient origin. These product cover a fundamental role in the Italian cuisine. They envelop dishes with aromas,  transforming meals into extraordinary experiences. Before...
Delicious and irresistible: olive all’ascolana

Delicious and irresistible: olive all’ascolana

The queen of Marche cuisine: olive all’ascolana Olive all’ascolana is one of the most known dishes of Italian cuisine, originally from Marche. This recipe is traditional and representative of this land but they are appreciated and known all over the world....
Italian coffee: a bitter treasure with an ancient origin

Italian coffee: a bitter treasure with an ancient origin

It is one of the most old heritage of the Italian tradition and a great part of the typical Italian routine. Its origin is as ancient as charming and covers an international surface. You can’t go to Naples and don’t drink a real Italian coffee: caffè...
CALIBOCCA

CALIBOCCA

True Italian cuisine and pizza in the heart of Charlottenburg. Looking for the best wine to match your meal? Then ask Vincenzo, the owner and sommelier of CaliBocca, he will find the perfect solution for you. Schlüterstr. 30, 10629 Berlin S...
Pallotte Cacio e Ova, fried bread and cheese balls

Pallotte Cacio e Ova, fried bread and cheese balls

The backbone of Abruzzo cuisine: Pallotte Cacio e Ova Pallotte Cacio and Ova are delicious balls, typical of Abruzzo. This is a recipe of the rural ancient tradition, loved by all and still served today in typical local “trattorias”. This is a recipe with...
Strange and funny names in the Italian kitchen

Strange and funny names in the Italian kitchen

When we think about Italian kitchen we think about tradition and tasty ingredients, but there are details about some dishes or ingredients that will cheer you up even more. Let’s discover the weird names of some of them! Ingredients The names of some ingredients...
Easter means picnic with Torta Pasqualina

Easter means picnic with Torta Pasqualina

Torta Pasqualina, the perfect Easter appetizer Easter is here, what is the best way to celebrate? Preparing Torta Pasqualina! Torta Pasqualina is a traditional Italian recipe prepared on Easter! It is the perfect dish to celebrate spring and for outdoor snacks,...
Savoury recipes perfect for Easter

Savoury recipes perfect for Easter

Easter and its savoury specialties Colomba, Easter egg, Pastiera are just some of the famous and traditional Italian Easter sweet recipes. But what savory recipes do you know about this period? There are a lot of different and traditional recipes in every region as...
Cotoletta alla Milanese, the symbol of Milanese cuisine

Cotoletta alla Milanese, the symbol of Milanese cuisine

The Queen of Milanese cuisine Cotoletta alla Milanese is one of the most known dishes from Milan’s cuisine, together with Risotto alla Milanese and Panettone. It’s an easy and speedy recipe, the symbol of the city of Milan, known all over the world. This...
Torta di Mele: the perfect dessert for young and old alike!

Torta di Mele: the perfect dessert for young and old alike!

A traditional cake that fills the house with sweet scents The famous Torta di Mele (Apple Pie) is known all over the world for its simplicity and genuineness. It is a big classic that never goes out of fashion. Apples have always been the stars of most Italian...
Seafood spaghetti, a real Mediterranean recipe

Seafood spaghetti, a real Mediterranean recipe

Seafood spaghetti is the typical dish that characterizes Italian seaside towns. South Italians maintain their leadership as the best in cooking seafood. Origins of seafood spaghetti Seafood spaghetti is a typical dish of the south-Italy cuisine, in Italian it is known...
Caciucco, the delicious Tuscan fish stew

Caciucco, the delicious Tuscan fish stew

Caciucco is a typical fish stew of the culinary tradition of the western coastal towns in Tuscany. There are two versions of the Caciucco: one recipe comes from Livorno and the other from Viareggio. What is Caciucco? Caciucco is a fish stew made of different types of...
The long journey of cookbooks through different historical times

The long journey of cookbooks through different historical times

The secret behind Italian cuisine Nowadays Italian cuisine enjoys widespread popularity, as well as several particular regional traditions. Among Italians, the different and typical recipes play a huge role in everyday life and they are regarded as a symbol of pride...
Vitello tonnato, a classic of Italian cuisine

Vitello tonnato, a classic of Italian cuisine

An appetizer or main course much loved by Italians, a simple and delicious recipe. The Vitello tonnato (veal with tuna sauce) is a typical Piedmontese dish. Although known by its French name “vitel tonnè”, this recipe is clearly Italian. Since the...
Torta della Nonna, the Italian custard pie

Torta della Nonna, the Italian custard pie

Grandma’s Pie: an inevitable dessert on Italian tables Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie) is a famous and delocious italian pie. It’s the perfect cake for breakfast and also as a dessert and it’s loved by young and old alike. It’s the homemade cake...
The History of Italian cuisine in Germany

The History of Italian cuisine in Germany

The History of how Italian cuisine became the most well known worldwide: Italian emigrants’ difficult relocation and their love for their homeland’s traditions. The Italian one is today the most worldwide known cuisine and the strongest trend setter in the...
Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano: two different twins

Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano: two different twins

The two most popular sorts of Italian cheese, Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano, might at first sight look just the same: these two twins are actually, if observed with a closer look, different. Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano are the two most popular sorts of...
Vin brûlé: the perfect winter beverage  

Vin brûlé: the perfect winter beverage  

Since ancient times, Vin brûlé represents Europeans’ favourite beverage during winter. What not everyone knows is that this type of beverage has really antique origins and different variations based on the place and the way in which it is made. ...
The regional cuisine: the variety of the Sardinian traditions

The regional cuisine: the variety of the Sardinian traditions

Within our journey in the Italian cuisine, we arrive to Sardinia, land of splendid sea and breathtaking landscapes. A popular destination for holidaymakers from all over the world, this Italian island boasts a food and wine tradition made of exceptional and unique...
Penne lisce or penne rigate? Obviously PENNE LISCE. But why?

Penne lisce or penne rigate? Obviously PENNE LISCE. But why?

Italy, the country of food, tradition and culture, with its 23.5Kg of pasta consumption per person, per year, gives us another battle on food. What is the type of Penne Italians prefer? Lisce (smooth) or Rigate (with little grooves on it), and why do they choose one...
Italian green gold: olives and olive oil varieties

Italian green gold: olives and olive oil varieties

Olives and oil are crucial ingredients in Italy’s culture and cuisine: this cultivation, present already in roman times, has remained important even today, with multiple varieties offering different tastes and endless benefits. Italy has an history of the...
Slow food: from the early origins to today’s Chefs influencers

Slow food: from the early origins to today’s Chefs influencers

A dissenting voice to the fast food trend: slow food, born in Italy in the 1980s, set light on the importance of a full, sit-down meal and its physical as well as mental benefits. The concept of slow food was born in Italy in 1989, when Europeans decided to face the...
TRATTORIA ROSSI

TRATTORIA ROSSI

Fine Italian restaurant which offers a rich menu, with a focus on Italian tradition. Friedbergstraße 22, 14057 Berlin...
SICULA BAR

SICULA BAR

From breakfast to dinner, your Sicilian place in Friedrichshain! Scharnweberstr. 46, 10247 Berlin...
The Eggplant Parmigiana: one dish, many versions

The Eggplant Parmigiana: one dish, many versions

One of the most popular recipes in Italian gastronomy is the Parmigiana. The Eggplant Parmigiana is a classic in the Italian culinary tradition: the eggplant is widely used in Italian cuisine by virtue of its properties, such as low calories and a high presence of...
IL TRIO

IL TRIO

An Italian pearl in the middle of hip Friedrichshain: Il Trio offers amazing Neapolitan pizza and great dishes from the Italian tradition. It’s a must! Simon-Dach-Straße 39 – 10245 Berlin Friedrichshain U5 Samariterstraße...
L’ANTICA PIZZERIA DA MICHELE BERLIN

L’ANTICA PIZZERIA DA MICHELE BERLIN

Da Michele, a popular pizzeria despite the high quality. Da Michele’s pizza gaines its fame thanks both to its extraordinary quality and to the spirit of the people“pizza”. Despite the rows in front of every local and the fame of this Pizzeria, which has arised also...
Meet the truffle, king of the kitchen

Meet the truffle, king of the kitchen

Truffle: a secret treasure hidden in the ground Contemplated in antiquity as the food of the gods, with handed down aphrodisiac properties, the truffle plays a role as a true sovereign within Italian cuisine. It was during the Middle Ages, especially in Italian noble...
BARETTINO

BARETTINO

Sfogliatelle, Ragout and Much More. Barettino Bar is all about girl power, it’s the perfect place for all times, from breakfast to dinner! It’s an Italian bar founded by two friends and today it is home of the tastiest recipes: we have been there and we still dream...
The regional cuisine: a typical Aosta Valley menu

The regional cuisine: a typical Aosta Valley menu

The Italian regional cuisine: a thousand of different menus The Italian cuisine is known worldwide for being one of the most loved, not only for the tastefulness of its dishes,  but also and above all for its great regional variety. From North to South, the Belpaese...
TRATTORIA ITALIANA

TRATTORIA ITALIANA

Only original, regional and fresh Italian products. The quality comes from the composition of the best fresh products and from the love and the union for food and good food. Ritterstraße 16, 22089 Hamburg U1...
TAORMINA

TAORMINA

Quality has a name: Taormina. Freshness is a top priority in the production of all dishes. Whether it’s the main dish or dessert, it offers a special experience in the mouth. Seasonal specialties are of course recommended by the on-site staff. Fuhlsbüttler Str....
SPACCAFORNO

SPACCAFORNO

“Spaccaforno” attracts its guests with pizza and bread made with hand-made sourdough. Fuhlsbüttler Str. 300, 22307 Hamburg S1/S11 Hamburg, Alte...
SAN MICHELE

SAN MICHELE

From May 2014 we welcome our guests to our new location in Uhlenhorst! Our Master Franco loves to thrill his guests with culinary delights, each dish is cooked only with the best ingredients on the market. This is the principle on which our master Franco has been...
PIZZA SOCIAL CLUB

PIZZA SOCIAL CLUB

The Pizza Social Club has turned everything upside down: a wonderfully cosy shop with Neapolitan-style pizzas and a bar for a perfect aperitif. Italian feeling made in Winterhude! Mühlenkamp 29, 22303 Hamburg Bus 6/17/25/606...
PITTARELLO

PITTARELLO

In a cosy, informal atmosphere, you can enjoy classics of Italian cuisine. We also serve you a great glass of wine or traditional Italian beer. So we attach great importance to the origin of all products, which are prepared by our kitchen team daily fresh and served...
CARUSO

CARUSO

Enjoy a comfortable dinner at the highest level in a relaxed environment with an Italian touch, that’s what the Ristorante Caruso stands for. Our selected dishes are exquisitely put together for your true culinary delight. Dorothenstraße 54, 22301 Hamburg Bus...
CAFFÈ TORALDO

CAFFÈ TORALDO

Come and enter in this delightful place to discover their specialties and taste them! Stellinger Weg 11, 20255 Hamburg U2 Osterstraße Phone: 040...