• 04/06/2020

    Sweet and sour Sicilian Caponata; the origins of the delicious side dish

    One single bite is not enough to fully appreciate the Sicily’s sweet and sour caponata.

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  • 12/05/2020

    What’s in a label? Certified quality and authenticity

    Over the past few years, consumers’ choices have confirmed that a product’s quality and wholesomeness are rewarded. In fact, the hallmark of craftsmanship is driving new market niches that consist of boutique growers and wineries. Food & wine are constantly in the media nowadays, yet the very abundance of material does not always ensure proper […]

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  • 15/04/2020

    Garlic and anchovies in a typical Piedmontese dish: bagna cauda

    Bagna cauda is a typical Piedmontese dish and an extraordinary experience. To fully enjoy it you should love garlic, the main ingredient. Get together with friends and enjoy this traditional recipe!

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  • 23/03/2020

    Tuscan viticulture and historic red wines of Italy

    Raise your hand if you’re exempt from the worldwide fascination with Tuscany. Hm. We thought so: it’s an attraction so powerful that generations of Anglo-Saxons have dreamt of moving to “Chiantishire” and basking “under the Tuscan sun”, as the likes of Tony Blair, Sting, Bryan Ferry, Richard Gere and Frances Mayes can attest to. Not […]

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  • 10/02/2020

    Modican chocolate: ancient origins for a unique product

    Modican chocolate is unique. Raw and granular, it has a unique consistency that is only fully appreciated as you start to eat it.

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  • 27/01/2020

    Food experience: exploring terroir, from palate to palazzos

    A survey from Italy’s National Farmers’ Federation, Coldiretti, shows that tourist expense for food experiences in 2019 was one third of tourists’ total holiday budget. This is confirmed by international bodies like the United Nations World Tourism Organization and its Global Report on Food Tourism. Be they baby boomers, generation X or millennials, modern travelers […]

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  • 17/12/2019

    Tips and Ideas for a Festive Get-Together, Italian-Style

    Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner and every day is vibrant with expectation… and a touch of holiday season angst as we juggle the daily routine, shopping for presents and that all-Italian preoccupation that gets lost in translation: “la bella figura”. There will be plenty of opportunities for family gatherings and […]

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  • 15/11/2019

    Krumiri biscuits from Casale Monferrato, the royal afternoon treat

    Krumiri biscuits from Casale Monferrato, the royal afternoon treat
    Try them on their own or, even better, dunk them in a cup of hot chocolate, krumiri biscuits from Casale Monferrato are an institution since 1878.

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  • 24/11/2018

    Piedmontese tajarin pasta, the taste of the Langhe

    Piedmontese tajarin pasta represents “the taste of the Langhe”, a symbol of their taverns which offer generous, genuine and simple cuisine. Tajarin pasta can stain your shirt, and it can also seduce entire tables.

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