Frico: tradition and taste from Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Frico: tradition and taste from Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Traditional dish from the Friulian region In the Italian region Friuli – Venezia Giulia an unique dish is known and appreciated by all: it is the so-called frico, a little pie of potatoes and cheese. It is known for the crunchy crust on the outside and the soft heart...
Brandacujùn: curious tongue-twister or delicious dish?

Brandacujùn: curious tongue-twister or delicious dish?

Branda… What? This funny word is not a curious tongue-twister, but it is the name of a typical (and delicious!) dish from the Italian region Liguria. Usually served as appetizer on toasted bread, it is composed by 5 different ingredients: the main one is...
When life gives you walnuts, make nocino!

When life gives you walnuts, make nocino!

The walnut is one of the most ancient trees ever cultivated by mankind. Its importance comes from two aspects: the wood, everlasting and hard, and the fruit that can be eaten fresh or dried. Cultivation In Italy, the cultivation of the walnut tree has a long tradition...
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....
So easy, so delicious: the Fregolotta cake

So easy, so delicious: the Fregolotta cake

The important thing is to share it until the last “fregola” The “fregolotta cake” is a typical dessert of Marca Trevigiana, the surrounding area of Treviso, in Veneto’s region. The main ingredients are: flour, cream and sugar, a true pleasure...
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...
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...
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...
Bombette Pugliesi… will blow your mind

Bombette Pugliesi… will blow your mind

Bombette Pugliesi (meat rolls stuffed with cheese) are the pride of Italian street food and one of the most tasty finger food! When looking for good food, you can never go wrong with what the Puglia region has to offer: here many of the recent most beloved delicacies...
Coconut and Nutella cake: the perfect match

Coconut and Nutella cake: the perfect match

Coconut lovers, this irresistible combination will not disappoint you If you love chocolate and coconut then you’ll adore the Coconut and Nutella cake. This recipe is a simple dessert to prepare, just add all the ingredients and once the cake is baked, spread it with...
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...
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...
Salsa alle Noci, another pesto from Liguria

Salsa alle Noci, another pesto from Liguria

“Salsa alle Noci” can be considered the little brother of “Pesto alla Genovese”: welcome to Liguria! The Liguria region is the the kingdom of sauces for every kind of pasta, and one of them stands out in particular: indeed, everybody knows...
Five savory Italian recipes made with chocolate

Five savory Italian recipes made with chocolate

Who said that chocolate can only be used for desserts? Everybody knows that chocolate comes from cocoa which has a bitter taste to the palate. This ingredient has been used since the beginning of times from the Maya population and it was way more in use than the now...
Valdobbiadene, the UNESCO valley of wonders where Prosecco was born

Valdobbiadene, the UNESCO valley of wonders where Prosecco was born

Veneto acclaimed hills as UNESCO world heritage site The Conegliano-Valdobbiadene hills are group of hills situated in the province of Treviso, in Veneto (northern Italy) the most known area where the wine “Prosecco of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOCG” is produced. The...
The history of Sardinian taste: la fregula

The history of Sardinian taste: la fregula

Fregula, an ancient recipe for a unique first course They say this first course had been created over 1000 years ago, in the magical island of Sardinia, who is the motherland of lots of sensational dishes. This tasty but simple recipe has a format made of many,...
Sicilian granita, a typical refreshing treat

Sicilian granita, a typical refreshing treat

Sicilian granita is the symbol Italian of summer, an easy refreshing dessert with a unique taste Brought to Sicily during Arabs domination, Sicilian granita has evolved into a product that is different from anything else in Italy, something halfway between the...
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...
Sicilian Cous Cous: from Africa to Trapani

Sicilian Cous Cous: from Africa to Trapani

The Sicilian cous cous is a mix of fresh fish and aromas that evoke the scents of Sicily. It is summer and everybody is already suffering from hot weather, so if you are looking for a cold, fast but tasty dish to surprise your soul mate and friends or a delicious...