Delicacies

Life + Style
by james.appleton | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 04:41
Since 2014, Pasta Grannies has introduced the world to 250 nonne from Italy and the diaspora. Through YouTube, they show off their skills making pasta by hand…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:00
Arancini have definitively conquered the U.K. The word that describes the fried rice balls typical of Sicilian cuisine has just entered the prestigious Oxford…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Wed, 09/25/2019 - 11:47
By: Sophia Massarella Citrus is well known around the world, it’s used in many different cultures to flavour dishes and adorn gardens, but how many of us…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/05/2019 - 05:59
Actor George Clooney thinks myrtle is his elixir of youth. Interviewed by the weekly Oggi on set while filming the TV series Catch 22 in Olbia, Sardinia, he…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/24/2019 - 00:00
For Sicilians, granita isn’t just a refreshing treat – it’s a ritual, as coffee is for many. Brought to the island by the Arabs, Sicilian granita has evolved…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 05/09/2019 - 03:41
John Bensalhia serves up some of the best Italian starters and soups to satisfy all tastes... Italian meals are known worldwide for their high quality…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/01/2019 - 03:00
Capers have been widely used in Mediterranean cuisine (as well as in medicine) since ancient times: references to its use are found in the Bible, and in the…
Culture
by Kristie Prada | Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:46
While the North of Italy is well known for gems such as Milan, Venice and the lake district. Few are aware of the stunning area of Lombardy called Valtellina.…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:37
It’s not Carnival in Venice without fritole, delicious crunchy fritters found in pastry shops this time of the year as you stroll calli and campielli. Fritole…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:30
Everyone knows that Venice has a famously enchanting Carnevale season. All masks and pageantry and secrets- so befitting of the misty canals and darkened back…