Malloreddus alla campidanese: tradition and taste from Sardegna

Malloreddus alla campidanese: tradition and taste from Sardegna

Malloreddus, “little bulls” Let us have a taste of Sardinian tradition with Malloreddus, generally more known as “gnocchetti sardi”, which literally means “little gnocchi from Sardegna”. It is a typical and delicious food deriving from the Sardinian...
Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

City of art, sea and… food! Everybody is crazy about Neapolitan food, and there is a good reason for it. Among all the specialities that make this beautiful city one of the most visited by food lovers, we count not only the world-wide famous pizza, but also...
Spaghetti vs. Linguine: 2 winners in Italian cuisine

Spaghetti vs. Linguine: 2 winners in Italian cuisine

There are a lot of pasta varieties (around 100) depending on shapes and sizes. Let’s have a look to 2 of the most known and loved. If you are a pasta lover, you have to absolutely learn the difference between spaghetti and linguine, two kinds of long pasta, very...
Olive taggiasche: from Liguria with love

Olive taggiasche: from Liguria with love

A real treasure for gourmets, “Taggiasche” olives make each dish unique and tasty Characterized by a particular taste, olive taggiasche owe their name to Taggia, a village situated in the province of Imperia. Even if nowadays they are considered Italian,...
Trattoria means tradition and authenticity

Trattoria means tradition and authenticity

The common imagery pictures the trattoria as a rustic and welcoming place. Is this dreaming vision nowadays still alive? The (very) good answer is: yes! Trattorie as we imagine still exist and they are all over Italy. Welcoming and informal places, where people sit at...
Sarde, treasure of the Mediterranean Sea

Sarde, treasure of the Mediterranean Sea

Sarde are the most common “blue fishes” from the anchovies family. Even if it’s not a fancy or expensive fish, we can find it in a lot of ancient and modern recipes thanks to its versatility, but do you know where they come from and all of its...
“Polpette”: a small bite for a big treasure

“Polpette”: a small bite for a big treasure

If you ask an Italian about meatballs, the answer will be different based on the taste, the region and the preparation method followed by their grandmas when they were kids. The ‘polpette‘ The first time that the word ‘polpette’ (aka meatballs)...
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 benefits of eating seasonally

The benefits of eating seasonally

Eating seasonally was the rule, before modernity made grocery stores big and popular. The tie with the local economy has weakened: what are the advantages of going back to a seasonal diet? People all over the world have been eating seasonally before worldwide trading...
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...
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...
True Italian restaurants in Berlin offering take away and delivery

True Italian restaurants in Berlin offering take away and delivery

The corona virus crisis is something we are all still learning to cope with. Luckily, there are still ways to stick to your habits and enjoy the little things, like a good lunch and/or dinner. None of us one year ago would have imagined living a global pandemic. Times...
The most famous Italian desserts worldwide

The most famous Italian desserts worldwide

The excellence of Italian Cuisine: desserts deserve a place of honour among the worldwide most famous and most appreciated Italian culinary products. Italian cuisine is among the most famous all over the world: its tradition and history are ancient, the food unique...
LA VELA

LA VELA

A beautiful restaurant directly in front of the river Elbe in where you can taste the best Italian specialities. The staff is completely at you disposal to satisfy any kind of request. Come to discover this special place! Große Elbstraße 27, 22767 Hamburg Bus 112...
DA ANTONIO

DA ANTONIO

A piece of Sardinia has found a place in Berlin! Everyday Antonio and his Team satisfy customers with the best Sardinian dishes. They will be very happy to delight you with their excellent specialties. Bismarckstraße 60, 10627 Berlin U2 Bismarckstraße Open Monday,...
7 incredible specialties of Italian street food

7 incredible specialties of Italian street food

Written by Gabriella Quercia What is the real Italian Street Food tradition? “cuoppo”, “arrosticini” and so on. A triumph of taste. Nowadays streets are full of food trucks, kiosks and stands where food is the real protagonist. In Italy, there are many symbols of...
Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

Written by Gabriella Quercia Easter is the perfect time to celebrate with lots of food. Let’s start 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 impossible to not...
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

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

8 Italian foods which are very hard to translate into English

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn 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...