Modica chocolate, an ancient and tasteful Sicilian tradition

Modica chocolate, an ancient and tasteful Sicilian tradition

Modica, the Sicilian capital of chocolate  In Southern Italy, and more specifically in Sicily, there’s an ancient, beautiful city called Modica, famous all over the world for its delicious chocolate. Modica chocolate has a rich history that goes way back to...
Cassoeula, the history of an ancient Lombard tradition

Cassoeula, the history of an ancient Lombard tradition

From poor origins to queen of Sundays, not to be missed during your next trip to Milan Here is a truly special dish, born of the peasant tradition of seasoning savoy cabbage with the less noble cuts of pork. Typically eaten on Sundays, accompanied by polenta, it has...
Drunk cheese, a perfect combination of wine and milk

Drunk cheese, a perfect combination of wine and milk

A very special kind of cheese  A drunk cheese is a type of cheese with a strong and aromatic flavour, sweetly spicy and with a unique grape aftertaste. Immediately recognizable for its dark red crust, made smooth by the time spent in the wine. The colour of...
Brutti ma Buoni, few ingredients for a traditional pastry

Brutti ma Buoni, few ingredients for a traditional pastry

A biscuit disputed by two regions Brutti ma Buoni (ugly but good), also known as “brutti e buoni” or “brut e bon”, in Piedmontese dialect: these are the classic irregularly shaped hazelnut sweets we all know. These are sweets of disputed...
Beans, the favorite meal of an international hero: Bud Spencer

Beans, the favorite meal of an international hero: Bud Spencer

Bud Spencer and the immediate correlation to the black skillet full of beans and the loaf of bread Many of the dishes shown in the various movies in which Bud Spencer and Terence Hill acted, show a plenty of choices, and when you start to watch their movies you never...
Liquorice and the close relationship with Italy

Liquorice and the close relationship with Italy

Some curiosities about liquorice Liquorice is a plant native to south-western Asia and the Mediterranean region. It is a frost-resistant herbaceous species, which mainly grows in southern Europe in calcareous and/or clayey soils. Liquorice is one of the most important...
The regional cuisine: welcome to Molise

The regional cuisine: welcome to Molise

Molise is a small Italian region that offers a rich cuisine, full of authentic flavors and a large variety of products Molise is a mainly hilly region, which offers villages landing place on the mountains and seductive medieval castles, for this reason its territory...
Five ingredients, one guarantee: Tuscan Cantucci

Five ingredients, one guarantee: Tuscan Cantucci

Cantucci are the most loved and well-known Italian biscuits Cantucci (Cantuccini) also known as “Biscotti di Prato” are typical sweets of traditional Tuscan cuisine, very crunchy and scented. They are dry biscuits with almonds, obtained by cutting slices...
How to fall in love with Neapolitan fried pizza

How to fall in love with Neapolitan fried pizza

Let’s discover a different version of Neapolitan Pizza Napoli offers a plenty of tasty dishes full of history and one of them is pizza fritta (fried Pizza). If you  try to pronounce its name you can even hear the hot oil crackling from the pot! This kind of...
Friccò all’Eugubina: the perfect Sunday stew

Friccò all’Eugubina: the perfect Sunday stew

Discover a special stew from Gubbio, Umbria The origins of this stew lay in Umbria: according to the tradition, it comes from the town of Gubbio, as the name Friccò all’Eugubina suggests. It is a stew composed by various kinds of meat: in the recipe we suggest...
Mostaccioli, the iconic smell of Christmas

Mostaccioli, the iconic smell of Christmas

The perfect Christmas cookies “Mostaccioli” (or mustacciuoli) are diamond-shaped, spiced cookies covered in chocolate icing, eaten during Christmas time and popular in centre and southern Italy. These cookies are traditionally prepared from December...
Pinza onta and schizzotto, two amazing focaccias 

Pinza onta and schizzotto, two amazing focaccias 

Two culinary delights from Veneto All around Italy you can try many different types of focaccias, all of which will surprise you with amazing flavours and textures. This time we want to bring you on a culinary journey to Veneto, a region in Northern Italy, to...
Cjarson: Friuli at the table

Cjarson: Friuli at the table

From pauper cuisine to esteemed dish in restaurants Cjarsons ara typical dish from the Friulian cuisine. To be more precise, they come from the alpine region of Carnia, but they can be found in the Friulian plain too. Similar to ravioli, they are made of a dough of...
Teste di moro, a traditional Neapolitan cake with an atypical name

Teste di moro, a traditional Neapolitan cake with an atypical name

A delicious Italian masterpiece Teste di moro, or mallomars, as they’re best known worldwide, find their origins in Naples and they are basically chocolate pralines with a tender sponge-cake centre, softened with liqueur and usually covered with icing and chocolate...
FACCIOLA

FACCIOLA

Auro Facciola claimed his spot at Forster Str. 5 in 2014, guaranteeing the people of Kreuzberg would have the possibility of enjoying their best Italian experience. From Piedmonte, Auro is an Italian by heart, accent, and passion. In over 10 years in Germany, he...
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...
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...
5 savoury Italian recipes combined with fruit

5 savoury Italian recipes combined with fruit

When savoury meets sweet, what a combination! It should not come as a surprise that opposite tastes can meet and create original and delicious dishes. In particular, savoury courses and fruit can be mixed in various combinations. And we are not talking about pizza...
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...
CICALA CAFFETTERIA ITALIANA

CICALA CAFFETTERIA ITALIANA

Do you miss Italian breakfasts, the unique sweetness of the bel paese, the quality of cream cakes? At Cicala you can satisfy every desire, thanks to the passion for true Italian pastries and savoury delicacies, with a single bite of these delights you can return home...
TRATTORIA ROSSI

TRATTORIA ROSSI

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

BELLUCCI

Right in Charlottenburg heart, one of the most famous restaurants of Berlin Awarded in 2018 as one of the 70 best restaurants and pizzerias out of the “Belpaese” by the prestigious Ristorazione Italiana Magazine, it has been one of the most popular places in Berlin...
LAGALANTE

LAGALANTE

In this remarkably elegant and refined restaurant you will have the opportunity to taste good (and beautiful) food. Nuances in the specialties tell the story of the owner and of his family traditions and his journey. Do not miss the chance to have a taste....
TAVERNETTA AZARA

TAVERNETTA AZARA

Elegant and sophisticated restaurant, this Italian trattoria is perfect to have some pasta, fish or meat. Don’t forget the antipasto nor the wine! Westfälische Str. 51, 10711...
BRUDERHERZ

BRUDERHERZ

A cozy place in a beautiful area of Berlin Charlottenburg with a focus on fresh homemade pasta. You will be delighted by Tomek’s ravioli, tagliatelle and pappardelle with different sauces from North to South Italy. Leonhardtstraße 6, 14057...
TRATTORIA LAURETTA

TRATTORIA LAURETTA

Trattoria Lauretta, in the heart of Tempelhof, is a cozy location to taste both traditional Italian and Sicilian cuisine. Mario, the restaurant’s owner, moved to Berlin more than 30 years ago to bring here the Sicilian cuisine culture. Go and try it!...
LUNA

LUNA

A pizza maker from Frosinone has opened with his 4 daughters and his wife an Italian restaurant in Berlin, whose name is LuNa. Luigi Dirma has a German wife, who manages the administrative aspect of the restaurant, and four special collaborators (some of them are...