Italy

Cuccìa, the dessert of Saint Lucia

Palermo or Syracuse? Regardless of its place of origin, cuccìa is undoubtedly prepared on 13 December to celebrate Saint Lucia.

Dried figs. History of an ancient product and its production

Ancient and delicious, dried figs are a must-have fruit for Christmas. Here are a few interesting facts about this typical festive product.

Villa Bibbiani. 1,300 years in the name of biodiversity

1,300 years of history in the name of biodiversity. Villa Bibbiani is much more than a winery, much more than an estate. We have to go back to the Middle Ages to trace its origins: the earliest records date back...

The best signature street food by Italy's greatest chefs

Pizza, sandwiches, fried food, and then pasta with tomato sauce, empanadas, fish. It’s all set to be enjoyed on the go as well. The best signature street food dishes in Gambero Rosso's Street Food 2022 guide.

All Souls’ Day in Italy. Desserts and typical products on 2 November

It may not be as folkloric as the American Halloween, but All Souls’ Day is very popular in Italy and, like all self-respecting celebrations, it is honoured with unique specialities.

La Sfuseria, the new refill shop in Milan

Another niche store has been added to the list of the refill shops in Milan: here is the zero-waste project of La Sfuseria.

Klainguti to reopen in Genoa with Marco Rinella and Michel Paquier

A pastry shop that has made the history of Genoese confectionery art, it is now preparing to reopen thanks to two top-notch pastry chefs.

Gargano: what and where to eat in Peschici, Vieste and the Tremiti Islands

At the table, Italy's largest promontory brings out the best of a flourishing and generous territory. Here's what to taste (and where) in the villages of the Gargano, a natural oasis in the north of Puglia.

Temporary shops by Pastiglie Leone candies: First stop is Milan, at Palazzo Laugier

The unmistakable design and pastel colours, the atmosphere of yesteryear and timeless charm: the magic of Pastiglie Leone candies travels through Italy with pop-up shops. The first, present until December 31 will be at Palazzo Laugier in Milan.

Denis Lovatel's pizzas with wild herbs at the Rosa Alpina restaurant

Low salt dough, flavoured with a mix of dried and blended wild herbs, combined with local raw materials. Here are the new pizzas by Lovatel at the Rosa Alpina restaurant.
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