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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The 10 most famous Italian summer recipes

The 10 most famous Italian summer recipes

Here’s the ten most famous recipes that you can find in Italy to face the hottest days, perfect for the summer: tasty, fresh, light and colorful dishes for everyone! 1. Rice salad Colorful and tasty, there are a lot of variations of rice salad (insalata di riso): the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Watch out for Nepitelle’s sweet heart

Watch out for Nepitelle’s sweet heart

Nepitelle’s tasty filling is a sweet treat suited to every occasion Nepitelle are sweets typical of the Calabria region, especially of the cities Crotone and Catanzaro; despite being traditionally an Easter dessert, Nepitelle are rather popular also at Christmas, but...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...