Eat near me: 10 ideas for authentic local Italian food

Tasting a spritz in Venice

When you arrive in iconic cities like Rome, Florence or Venice, beloved by travelers from the four corners of the earth, you probably suppose to find also a tasty, typical, well-known Italian menu made of pasta and pizza. Well, the bad news is that, simply, an Italian menu doesn’t exist. The very good news is that there are a lot … Read More

Christmas Taste – 8 things you must know about Pandoro & Panettone cakes

Christmas Sweets

Every year, Italian families are divided on the issue of Christmas desserts. The question is: Pandoro or Panettone? These two traditional sweets compete for the title of favorite Italian Christmas cake annually. So, if you are looking for some dinner ideas perfect for your December holidays here, read more about these big players in Italian festive tables… but remember – … Read More

Christmas Taste – Have you ever tried a piece of Torrone?

Typical Italian Torrone

What’s Christmas Torrone? In December, Christmas food becomes a delicious must in Italy. In particular, sweets and cakes represent also some perfect gifts and Christmas ideas for you and your beloved ones 😉 For example, have you ever tasted a piece of Torrone? This traditional nougat is probably of ancient Arab origin. It’s mainly made of toasted almonds or nuts, … Read More

A slice of Italian pizza? No, a delicious UNESCO jewel

Sauce on pizza

Today, traditional Neapolitan pizza has been inscribed in UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity Flour, water, salt, yeast: four ingredients for the simple, tasty Neapolitan pizza and for its worldwide success. Today, in South Korea, the UN Cultural Body’s World Heritage Committee has inscribed the traditional unique pizza of Southern Italy and the original art of its … Read More

In the mood for something sweet? Let’s talk about Tiramisu!

Tiramisù ingredients

Back in the ancient times, Italian Nonnas used to prepare a delicious rich breakfast, made with freshly laid eggs, some sugar, some coffee or milk for children or some Marsala or Anisette for the grown-ups. This luscious cream is the origin of Mascarpone Cheese we use for our beloved Tiramisu! Even though the origins of this dessert are not clear, … Read More