Carbonara, Queen of Rome

Carbonara is one of Italian's best known dishes! If you travel to Italy and specifically to Rome, you MUST eat this delicacy. Origins There are many stories behind Carbonara, but the first mention about combining pasta and eggs can be found in “Il cuoco galante” a...

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To Spritz or not to Spritz?

Theologians think they know the questions, scientists think they know the answers. I think it’s time to drink another Spritz” (Anonymous) In its original recipe, the ‘Aperol’ is served matching Prosecco and seltz, and is accompanied by some ice cubes and a slice of...

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History and secrets of Tiramisù

Tiramisù: how much history is there behind the symbol of the Italian dessert for excellence? Tiramisù is the fifth most famous Italian word abroad, the top one in the desserts category. The name comes from saying ‘tireme su’, in Tevigian dialect "lift me up". But why...

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The regional cuisine: welcome in Veneto

Veneto is a region rich of history, beautiful landscapes and... wonderful dishes  A variety of crops and farms are alternated among the region and it characterizes the various courses that each city and province could offer us on the table. Ingredients change...

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Berlin calls ‘Aperitivo Time’

Do you feel homesick from time to time? Or do you wanna feel at home just for a drink or better to say... An ‘aperitivo’ with your friends? We have researched and picked the best places in Berlin where you can spend the ‘Golden Hours’ drinking an Aperol Spritz or a...

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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...

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From poverty to luxury: the evolution of pizza

* Article edited by Cristina Torres The discovery of pizza origins: from a poor and simple plate to the most loved food of all the times Pizza has been and still is one of the most popular recipes and dishes of Italian cuisine in the world. Famous among all cultures...

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The Michelin Stars of the Italian constellation

11 might sound a small number of starred restaurants, but by ranking 4th in the 3-Michelin Stars restaurants in Europe, Italy culinary stardom is expanding. Indeed, accordingly to STATISTA, Italy was at the 6th place in the list of "countries by number of...

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International Women’s Day

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn 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...

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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 the...

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