Lasagna, lamb and pastiera (wheatberry cake) are only a few of the classic foods Italians normally enjoy during the Easter celebrations. Here is the rest.
With the goal of highlighting the top tier Italy’s dairy production, a jury of cheese experts and professionals decreed the winners of the 2019 edition of the Italian Cheese Awards, held on October 27 at the VeronaFiere Convention Centre. Now ...Leggi altro
There’s no proper translation in English for the word merenda. In the Italian daily eating routine, merenda is a meal that is enjoyed between lunch and dinner: that sweet or savoury food break that picks us up in the dullest ...Leggi altro
Expats celebrating Thanksgiving in need not panic. All they need is a little advance planning. Sourcing ingredients and staples for Thanksgiving dinner in Rome, complete with cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, yams, turkey and stuffing may seem a daunting task. But ...Leggi altro
In the Northern hemisphere the Italian countryside will soon be ablaze with color, food festivals will showcase nature’s best and tables will be laden with gorgeous foods. Italians eagerly await the new season’s produce and autumn specialties.
Each Italian region, city and village boasts a vast array of typically local cheeses: each product represents the area’s deep cultural and farming heritage. Here is an alphabetized list of Italy’s most famous cheeses, examined travelling down from the Alps ...Leggi altro
Italy is the country that holds the record of most UNESCO World Heritage Sites with 53 in this year’s list. Where are the best restaurants near the sites in Lombardy, and precisely in the province of Brescia?
Today, one in three Italian children under 12 years is overweight. While these rates are far behind those of the United States and the United Kingdom, Italy is working hard to reverse the trend.
For Italians, eating seasonally is a no brainer. Many would never consider eating tomatoes or strawberries in January, or tucking into porcini in July. Eating seasonally means fresh ingredients at the height of their flavour. Here’s what is in season ...Leggi altro
Typical Ferragosto fare features fresh, raw vegetables and fruit to ward off the heat. Cold beverages, fruit salads, cold pasta are almost always on the menu. But tradition dictates the menu more than temperature. Here are a few examples. Please ...Leggi altro