7 GOLDEN SPOTS TO EAT TYPICALLY BUT WITH STYLE, NORTH TO SOUTH Italians are dead serious about their food, especially as it often represents our identity, history, and culture better than any words could do. Street Food was born more than 10 thousand years ago: the Romans actually inherited the “thermopolia” (literally, “a place where hot is sold”) from the … Read More
Catânia: Tradições culturais e Gastronomia
Catania – Músicas Tradições culturais e folclore O Teatro Bellini. foi inaugurado em 1890, faz parte do rico patrimônio arquitetônico da cidade, possui uma localização central é um importante ponto de referência para toda a população. Com o Carrani é possível organizar visitas guiadas dentro do teatro e comprar ingressos para ver a Ópera. Para os que gostam de festas … Read More
5 MOST UNEXPECTED ANALOGIES BETWEEN ITALY AND THE U.S.
WHAT MAKES AMERICA HOLD SUCH A SOFT SPOT FOR US? Italia!A boot-shaped and relatively tiny peninsula surrounded by the splendid blue sea and inhabited by passionate, welcoming, loquacious people that just LOVE their hand gestures! The land of pizza, a 100% Italian cultural heritage literally worshipped worldwide, no matter the shape, the flavor, or the regional variations. You may probably … Read More
Taormina, a pérola do mar Jônico
Taormina é uma das cidades mais bonitas da Sicília, com muito luxo e glamour, parada obrigatória para quem vai conhecer a ilha pela primeira vez. Suas origens são muito antigas, fundado por colonos gregos fugidos de Naxos, depois no período Romano converteu-se em destino preferido de senadores e aristocratas, tornou-se um refúgio para a realeza, amantes do bem viver desde … Read More
Sobre Gastronomia Siciliana e onde comer em Palermo
Um dos pratos indiscutíveis da cozinha siciliana é a “caponata”, um refinado refogado de beringelas, tomate, pimentos vermelhos e verdes, alcaparras e cebola, temperada com vinagre. Também pode ser servido com bruschettas. Falando em massa a mais famosa é a “pasta alla norma” feita com molho de tomate e berinjela. Entre os frutos do mar: “pesce spada” (peixe espada) e … Read More
Eat near me: 10 ideas for authentic local Italian food
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
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?
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
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!
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
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