Italian Food

Frappe. History, origin and anecdotes of a centuries-old recipe

Chiacchiere, crostoli, bugie, cenci, frappe, galani. All descending from a single and unequivocal ancestor, which dates back to the Renaissance. Here is the story of the Italian Carnevale specialty.

Feb. 10 2021

Week of Italian cuisine in the world. Fighting “bad business” of Italian cuisine around the world

Here's how to fight bad businesses of Italian cuisine around the world.

Feb. 03 2021

Cooking Liver: historical Italian Recipes

Tasty, with an intense flavour and pungent odour, liver is fundamental to many traditional Italian recipes: here are the ones not to be missed.

Jan. 27 2021

Chickpea flour: properties, uses in cooking and delicious recipes to make at home

Those who follow a vegan diet probably already know: chickpea flour is a more versatile and tasty ingredient than you might imagine. That's why we decided to take it a step further with an online cookbook. From omelettes to brownies ...Leggi altro

Jan. 19 2021

Babà: history and legend of the Neapolitan sweet born in France

Strange but true, the babà has its roots in Lorraine and owes its origin to a Polish ruler in exile. The story of the most beloved cake of Naples.

Jan. 15 2021

My Italian pantry. Tropea red onion Igp: a naturally sweet product

Sweet, red, with a pungent aroma, Tropea Onion is the undisputed protagonist of the tour of Violet Coast, in Calabria. Cooked or raw it's good for health and palate alike. Here's how to eat it without losing any of its ...Leggi altro

Jan. 03 2021

My Italian pantry. Pomodorino del Piennolo Dop, a volcanic treasure

Prise of the Campania region's food production, this particular tomato, preserved in bunches for several months, is a joy for the eyes and a feast for the palate. Try it as jam or on pizza.

Jan. 02 2021

My Italian pantry. Pistacchio Verde di Bronte Dop, the green gold of Sicily

From the Etna town of Bronte, the small green nut has travelled all around the world. What makes it unique is the lava soil and chlorophyll which lends its intense colour. Needless to say, it is good on everything: from ...Leggi altro

Dec. 30 2020

Christmas recipes. Pizza di scarola – Escarole savoury pie

It's time to learn how to make Italian escarole savoury pie. Here's the recipe!

Dec. 17 2020

Christmas recipes. Braised cheek ravioli in Modica chocolate sauce

Ever heard of Modica chocolate? We tried to pair it with braised cheek ravioli. Here's the recipe.

Dec. 16 2020
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