An original Sicilian sauce: Trapanese pesto

An original Sicilian sauce: Trapanese pesto

Trapanese pesto, a traditional Italian sauce from Sicily The preparation of Sicilian pesto is based on the typical products of Sicily. There is no real basic recipe, but there are canonical ingredients that must be used to obtain a result very close to tradition....
The regional cuisine: welcome to Lombardy

The regional cuisine: welcome to Lombardy

One of the richest regions in culinary traditions and typical products in Italy: Lombardy Due to the historical past of its territory, and also to the variety of the landscape, the region of Lombardy has a very mixed culinary tradition. We can say that the cuisine of...
Salsiccia and friarielli, the perfect Italian combo

Salsiccia and friarielli, the perfect Italian combo

A delicious combo: salsiccia and friarielli Salsiccia and friarielli is a typical Italian second course. It is original from the Campania region, specifically from Naples. This dish is very easy to prepare and it has a unique flavour. Friarielli is a type of vegetable...
Palermo’s Anelletti

Palermo’s Anelletti

Anelletti al forno, a culinary treasure of Sicilian cuisine Sicilian cuisine hides a lot of culinary treasures. One example is Anelletti al forno (“a pasta u furnu” in Sicilian dialect). This is a traditional first course of this region, loved by young and...
Tiella barese: rice, potatoes and mussels

Tiella barese: rice, potatoes and mussels

Tiella barese is an original and traditional recipe in the Apulia region. It is a dish prepared with rice, mussels, and potatoes, typical of Bari cuisine. This specialty can be compared to paella, but the Bari way of seasoning is different from the Spanish one,...
Panna cotta, one of the most loved dessert

Panna cotta, one of the most loved dessert

Let’s discover together the Italian pudding, obtained by combining cream and sugar. And yes, the cream is cooked, hence the name “cotta”. Panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert similar to pudding. This dessert is original of the Piedmont...
A perfect summer appetizer: pinzimonio

A perfect summer appetizer: pinzimonio

Dip raw vegetables in a sauce made with olive oil, salt and pepper and you won’t regret it! Pinzimonio, also known as ‘zalimperio’ or ‘cacimperio’, is a raw sauce made with olive oil, salt and pepper and optionally vinegar, in which food...
Italian tomatoes, a red and juicy love story

Italian tomatoes, a red and juicy love story

Solanum lycopersicum: one of the most used product in the Italian and global cuisine The tomatoes are a typical annual plant. The red fruits of this plant are widely used in kitchens all over the world. The term tomato is attributed to the botanist Pietro Andrea...
Panuozzo and Puccia, two cousins from southern Italy

Panuozzo and Puccia, two cousins from southern Italy

Panuozzo and Puccia, two different versions of the same specialty: Campania vs. Apulia Panuozzo and Puccia are two of the most known and delicious specialties of Italian Street food. They are known all over Italy and they’re loved by young and old alike. These...
The Genovese in Naples

The Genovese in Naples

The Genovese, the Neapolitan ragout The Genoese is a traditional recipe from Campania, very popular all over Italy. Although the name refers to the Ligurian city, this recipe doesn’t come from its territory. The Genoese is a ragout sauce perfect for pasta...
Enjoy Sicily and caponata

Enjoy Sicily and caponata

The “Capunata” Caponata (Capunata in Sicily’s dialect) is a typical and traditional dish of Sicilian cuisine that comes from the rural traditions. It is a mix of vegetables and tomato sauce, similar to a ratatouille, very well known all over Italy....
Seadas, the intense flavour of Sardinia

Seadas, the intense flavour of Sardinia

Semolina, cheese, honey: Seadas explained The Seada is a typical dish of traditional Sardinian cuisine. It is a famous fried sweet: a pastry enclosing a soft and tasty filling that honours the typical flavours of the island, with its fresh pecorino cheese and a twist...
Italian cheeses: here are the excellences to taste

Italian cheeses: here are the excellences to taste

Cheeses: one of the products that the world envy to Italy Italy is one of the European countries with one of the largest number of products recognized as Protected Designation of Origin (DOP), Protected Geographical Indication (IPG), and Traditional Speciality...
Cassata Siciliana: the queen of Sicilian desserts

Cassata Siciliana: the queen of Sicilian desserts

A cone-shaped pie made of soft sponge cake and a delicious ricotta cream enriched with candied fruit and chocolate drops: the Cassata Siciliana The Cassata Siciliana is a traditional pie based on sugared ricotta (traditionally sheep), sponge cake, royal pasta, and...
Peperoni ‘mbuttunati from Naples with love

Peperoni ‘mbuttunati from Naples with love

Peperoni Imbottiti (stuffed peppers) and curiosities on this recipe The peperoni ‘mbuttunati is a traditional recipe from Naples and Campania region. They are known also as puparuoli ‘mbuttunati. This second course is substantial and tasty. This recipe was born...
Fettuccelle, a traditional homemade Italian pasta

Fettuccelle, a traditional homemade Italian pasta

Fettuccelle and a bit of its history Fettuccelle is a typical Italian homemade pasta. It’s originally from the central and southern Italy and It is made from a mixture of semolina and egg. Fettuccelle is part of the Fettuccine family and are mainly used in Roman...
Fennel and orange salad, the quick and tasty road to Sicily

Fennel and orange salad, the quick and tasty road to Sicily

A fresh and tasty salad for a quick lunch, that will take you to Sicily in one bite. Fennel and orange salad is a light and refreshing side dish, typical of Sicilian cuisine. This dish can be served as an accompaniment to a rich second course or as a tasty aperitif....
PAPPA E CICCIA

PAPPA E CICCIA

P’Berg’s historic Italian restaurant ‘born’ in Milan but specialized in fish and pasta Led by the slogan “Good food unites family”, for more than 10 years PAPPA E CICCIA has been delighting the palates of those who love to treat...
Sardinian Culurgiònes, a delight for the palate

Sardinian Culurgiònes, a delight for the palate

Culurgiònes: a traditional Sardinian pasta Culurgiònes are a typical dish of Sardinia cuisine. It is a stuffed pasta also known as angiulotus (agnolotti). This pasta is filled with potatoes, pecorino cheese, and mint; a typical culinary specialty of the Ogliastra...
The best Italian pizzerias (and more) according to Gambero Rosso

The best Italian pizzerias (and more) according to Gambero Rosso

Attention to details and very high quality: this is the only way for pizzerias to obtain the Gambero Rosso award. Pizza, a popular dish turned gourmet. The challenge is enormous, expectations are high, pizza makers become artists and the competition can begin!...
Sfincione, the king of Sicilian street food

Sfincione, the king of Sicilian street food

Sfincione, the soft and tasty treat Sfincione is a typical product of the Sicilian tradition and gastronomy. It was inserted in the Italian traditional agribusiness products list (P.A.T. is the Italian abbreviation). Sfincione is the symbol of Palermo street food...
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...
If you say Veneto, you say Risi e Bisi

If you say Veneto, you say Risi e Bisi

Risi e Bisi, all the tradition in one dish! Risi e Bisi is the traditional first course of Veneto region, in particular of Venezia, Verona and Vicenza cuisine. This recipe is based on rice and peas. This is a first course that is considered somewhere between a risotto...
Sicily and its Pasta ‘ncasciata

Sicily and its Pasta ‘ncasciata

Pasta ‘ncasciata, from tradition to popularity thanks to Commissario Montalbano. Pasta ‘ncasciata is the perfect dish to share and enjoy with family and friends. It is a baked pasta that works as a single dish, typical of the Sicily region. This dish is...
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....
Orecchiette alle cime di rapa, an Apulian delight

Orecchiette alle cime di rapa, an Apulian delight

Orecchiette, Recchitelle or Strascinati? Retichelle and strascinati are two other names of orecchiette alle cime di rapa (Orecchiette with turnip tops). This recipe is traditional from Apulia’s region especially from the province of Bari. It is a typical dish...
Emilia Romagna’s best treat: gnocco fritto

Emilia Romagna’s best treat: gnocco fritto

Top street food delicacy Gnocco Fritto is one of the most famous and delicious dishes of Italian cuisine. This recipe belongs to traditional Emilian gastronomy and it’s one of the most known street food in the country. All over Italy, this specialty is known...
Potacchio, an ancient traditional dish from Marche

Potacchio, an ancient traditional dish from Marche

How much do you know about Potacchio? Potacchio is one of the most ancient recipes of Marche’s tradition. Rosemary, garlic and white wine are the basis of this delicacy. This is a meat second course, very tasty with a rustic flavour. The most common meat that is...
Cotoletta alla valdostana, easy and tasty

Cotoletta alla valdostana, easy and tasty

The perfect dish for the greediest Cotoletta alla Valdostana is one of the most typical dishes of Aosta Valley cuisine. This recipe is known all over Italy and also abroad. This second course is perfect in Autumn or Winter period because of the fatty ingredients. In...
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...
Besciamella, the base of some amazing recipes

Besciamella, the base of some amazing recipes

Besciamella: the queen of sauces The Béchamel sauce is one of the most important sauces in Italy. It’s quick and easy to prepare and will give your dishes a delicious flavour. Its preparation is very easy, you just need: milk, butter and plain flour. Most of the...
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...
The regional cuisine: welcome to Piedmont

The regional cuisine: welcome to Piedmont

An important gastronomic, traditional and ancient cuisine: Piedmont welcomes you with many amazing dishes. Let’s discover the most famous ones. We can divide the typical Piedmont recipe into two groups: those from the noble tradition of Savoia’s royal...
Baci di Dama, the queen of Piedmont

Baci di Dama, the queen of Piedmont

A typical biscuit of the Piedmont patisserie The history of the most romantic biscuit of the world! Baci di Dama is a famous Italian homemade pastries that has its origin in Piedmont. The history of Baci di Dama start in ‘800 and since then, delights gourmet palates....
Lasagne, the most beloved Italian first course

Lasagne, the most beloved Italian first course

Lasagna, the perfect dish for a Sunday with family! Lasagna is the first traditional course par excellence and it is a national heritage. This rich and savoury dish has its origin in the city of Bologna, in Emilia Romagna. It’s one of the most famous and most...
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...