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Italian wines for your Christmas dinner

Italian christmass wines and meal


One of the biggest holidays of the year is on its way! In Italy, Christmastime is family time, which means that there is a lot of eating and drinking involved. We’re taking this grand opportunity to suggest the best wines to pair with some of our most traditional holiday dishes. Continue Reading…

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The Origin of Pumpkins: from Venice with love

Pumpkins in the Italian cuisine


Pumpkins are a kind of cucurbitaceous, the genus that includes squashes and edible gourds. It has nourished people on every continent for millennial. Although it is true that the Spanish brought pumpkins to Spain along with other New World specimens, historical accounts say that Apicius and Charlemagne place them on pre-Columbian tables throughout Europe.   Continue Reading…

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Top 5 Italian dishes to eat in November

typical Italian food in November


Rainy days are on their way, the air is chilly and the snow will be covering the mountains soon: November is here! November in Italy does not just consist of sad weather and cold afternoons, but it is also a time of year to enjoy wonderful dishes made with the unique seasonal products the country’s lands have to offer.   Continue Reading…

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Pecorino cheese: a cheese with a long story

pecorino cheese history

Few cheeses have such ancient origins as Pecorino: it dates back to Ancient Rome when it was a regular food of banquets in the imperial palaces. Its nutritional value and the long conservation made it a perfect component of food rations for the Roman Legions during their long voyages. Continue Reading…

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Top 6 Must Eat Foods in Italy

must italian food to eat

When travelling to Italy, you should never deprive your taste buds of delicious food. Here you can experience the best of old-world eating, traditional specialties and dishes that are unique in comparison to many other foods. Continue Reading…

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The science of Sorbet: the frozen dessert

italian sorbet dessert

Sorbet is a frozen dessert which is typically made with some kind of fruit juice and/or puréed fruit, plus a sweetener (usually sugar), along with other flavoring ingredients. Wine and liqueur are sometimes used for flavoring sorbet, such as Sorbet with limoncello is a very common dessert in many Italian restaurants. Sometimes, sorbet is flavored also with chocolate and coffee. Continue Reading…