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Food Shots from Identità Golose Milan 2015
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Food Shots from Identità Golose Milan 2015
A collection of amazing dishes presented at this year's edition of Identità Golose, the chefs' congress hosted every year in Milan.
What do Designers Eat? Spollo Kitchen Cookbook
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What do Designers Eat? Spollo Kitchen Cookbook
Spollo Kitchen is a visual cookbook, the result of a contamination process between graphic design and cooking.CTS Grafica has invited both Italian and intern
Sicilian Postcards
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Sicilian Postcards
Join Fine Dining Lovers for a trip in Sicily, Italy: here's a collection of inspiring postcards to travel through the culture, landascapes and typical food &
A Tuscan Trip
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A Tuscan Trip
Join Fine Dining Lovers for a dreamy trip in Tuscany, Italy: here's a collection of inspiring postcards to travel through the culture, landascapes and typica
S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup 2014 Picture Album
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S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup 2014 Picture Album
A collection of images from 2014 S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup, the gourmet regatta that every year takes place in Venice: from the jury of top chefs to the Young
Milano Design Week 2014: Must Have Kitchen Items
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Milano Design Week 2014: Must Have Kitchen Items
A selection of new cool kitchen items presented at Fuorisalone 2014, during Milan Design Week: from Kartell collection designed with Italian chefs to artisan
East Meets West: an Italian-Thai Dinner
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East Meets West: an Italian-Thai Dinner
During Identità Golose 2014, Trussardi alla Scala Restaurant in Milan hosted a ve
Slow Food Festival 2012 | Turin's Salone Del Gusto
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Slow Food Festival 2012 | Turin's Salone Del Gusto
Top ten highlights from this year's edition of Salone del Gusto, the biennial event created and promoted by Slow Food that gathers more than 300 producers fr
Mooncake And Scarcella, Lucky Charm Desserts
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Mooncake And Scarcella, Lucky Charm Desserts
Whether you're in China or Italy, there are traditional desserts made and given to wish good luck and prosperity: here is a gallery of images of 'Mooncakes',
Le Grand Fooding Milan 2012 | Street Food And Tattoos
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Le Grand Fooding Milan 2012 | Street Food And Tattoos
Ten tattooed chefs from all around the world, street food and a rock soundtrack: here is a journey in pictures through 2012 edition of Le Grand Fooding Milan
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Le Grand Fooding Milan 2012
Ten tattooed chefs from all around the world, street food and a rock soundtrack: here is a journey in pictures through 2012 edition of Le Grand Fooding Milan
Le Grand Fooding Milan 2012 | Chefs, Food And Tattoos
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Le Grand Fooding Milan 2012 | Chefs, Food And Tattoos
Ten chefs from all around the world gathered in Milan for the 3rd edition of Le Grand Fooding.
Food Design By Tour De Fork | A Cutlery Event
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Food Design By Tour De Fork | A Cutlery Event
The Italian food designed collective shared with Fine DIning Lovers the images of their last performance, dedicated to cutlery.
Arabeschi Di Latte, 10 Years Of Food Design
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Arabeschi Di Latte, 10 Years Of Food Design
A gallery of the best food performances and food design projects by the Italian collective, this year in its 10th anniversary
Taste Of Milano 2012 | Foodie Quotes
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Taste Of Milano 2012 | Foodie Quotes
'What's your Taste of Milano?" We asked this question the foodies gathered in Milan for this year's food festival. Here are their answers
Taste of Milano 2012 | Chefs And Food Pictures
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Taste of Milano 2012 | Chefs And Food Pictures
A collection of chefs and their dishes from Taste of Milano 2012
Le Grand Fooding Milan 2011
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Le Grand Fooding Milan 2011
The initiative returns to Milan and FDL took part in the Grand Banquet: a “blind” dinner, 12 chefs from all over the world, and one provocative question: Are
Foodie Notes at Milan Design Week
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Foodie Notes at Milan Design Week
During the yearly Milan Design Week, the Fuorisalone proposes trends dedicated to food, eating and kitchen-orientated design.
Taste of Milan 2011 | Pics From The Food Festival
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Taste of Milan 2011 | Pics From The Food Festival
Every year some of the city's best chefs gather in Milan for the 'Taste of Milan' food festival: here is our picture gallery from 2011 edition
Fornelli D'Italia | Italian Stoves
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Fornelli D'Italia | Italian Stoves
A reportage about immigrant chefs in the kitchen of many Italian restaurants
Top Chef's Kitchen and Cooking Utensils
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Top Chef's Kitchen and Cooking Utensils
FDL met Eugenio Medagliani: his family have been selling kitchen utensils in Milan for 150 years, and now he's a point of reference for chefs and foodies ali
Tuscan Castle of Vicarello
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Tuscan Castle of Vicarello
Pictures of the enchanted 12th Century Castle of Vicarello, in Tuscany
Venice, A City Tasting Tour
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Venice, A City Tasting Tour
Discover the best tastes aroud Venice: markets, street food and restaurans
Vico Chefs' Party 2011
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Vico Chefs' Party 2011
Every year, Italian chef Gennaro Esposito welcomes some of Italy’s best-known chefs and young talents.
Slow Fish 2019 Champions "The Sea: A Common Good"
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Tuscan Days 2012
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Tuscan Days 2012, Notes Of Water At Villa Panna
During 2012 Acqua Panna Tuscan Days, hosted in Villa Panna, Italian chef Davide Oldani paid homage to water with a stellar menu to showcase the versatility a
Italian delicacies: Passito di Pantelleria
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Italian delicacies: Passito di Pantelleria
Find out more about the Sicilian wine made up with grapes that were assigned Cultural Heritage status from UNESCO: did you know it's completely made manually?
Identita Golose 2019: 8 Highlights from the Chef Congress
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Identita Golose 2019: 8 Highlights from the Chef Congress
Discover the flavour of some of the topics covered at this year's inspirational chef congress on the theme of "making new memories."
Why Horse Meat is Eaten in Italy
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Why Horse Meat is Eaten in Italy
Horse meat, although not eaten in the English speaking world is a widely eaten meat that is considered to have many health benefits. Here is a recipe from Italy
Italian Olive Oil Harvest to Drop by 57%
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Italian Olive Oil Harvest to Drop by 57%
Italian olive oil will soon be much more expensive as the crop is predicted to drop by 57% in 2019 due to extreme weather patters such a drought and snow.
Black Chickpeas: The Heritage Cece Nero from Puglia
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Black Chickpeas: The Heritage Cece Nero from Puglia
The Murgia Carsica Black Chickpea is slowly being given new life by a band of farmers in Southern Italy, and with good reason!
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13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in the Italian Mountains
If you're headed to the Italian mountains this winter, be sure to book ahead to enjoy some world class refined dining in these Michelin restaurants.
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Michelin Guide to Italy 2019 - see the new stars
The Michelin Guide to Italy 2019 has been released with the big news of a new three-star restaurant joining the highest ranking – see all the new stars.
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Langhe Italy: 11 Michelin Starred Restaurants to Try in Truffle Country
In this land of fine wines, white truffles and gently undulating vineyards, there are also plenty of Michelin starred restaurants to be discovered.
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Italian Delicacies: Cinta Senese
The history and the secrets of the most important pig breed of Tuscany: a kind of pork meat with a unique consistency.
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Milan Gets an International Hub of Gastronomy: Here are the Dinner Dates
Identita Golose Milano is an exciting new space boasting a whole host of Michelin starred dinners from local and international chefs, from Bottura to Ducasse.
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Italian Delicacies: Culatello di Zibello
A look at Culatello di Zibello, one of the noblest Italian charcuterie speciality produced near the town of Parma, in northern Italy.
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8 Unmissable Gourmet Addresses in Puglia
Need a getaway to relax? The Southern Italian region features an amazing range of dining options: discover our selection of amazing places to try.
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Italian Lake District: 9 of the Best Lakeside Restaurants
Take your pick of exclusive lakeside restaurants in northern Italy, where the food will impress as much as the picturesque setting.
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The Shape of Food Design to Come
A selection of food-related design projects created by under-35 designers, presented at the 2018 edition of SaloneSatellite, at the last Milan Design Week.
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Le Strade della Mozzarella 2018 Paestum: The Highlights
Find out what happened at the annual haute cuisine festival celebrating the best of Southern Italy, which brought top chefs and food leaders to Paestum.
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Italian Delicacies: Fontina Cheese
A look at Fontina Valdostana DOP, one of the noblest Italian cheese varieties produced in the Aosta Valley, a mountainous region in Northern Italy.
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Valle d'Aosta, Italy: 3 Michelin Starred Restaurants 2018 to Discover
Discover the Vecchio Ristoro, Le Petit Restaurant, La Clusaz, three culinary jewels in this small mountainous region.
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6 Highlights from Vinitaly 2018
Organic and sustainable wines, the rising stars of the wine world and rosés: just a few of our discoveries at Vinitaly 2018, the leading Italian wine fair.
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Salone del Mobile 2018 Unveils the Future of Kitchens
A selection of the latest kitchen design news and technology advances from the 57th edition of the Salone del Mobile fair in Milan.
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Italian Delicacies: Altamura Bread
A look at the Altamura bread, an amazing variety of Italian bread famous all over the world and made in Apulia, in southern Italy.
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30 Food and Drink Destinations for Milan Design Week
Milan opens its doors to a flood of international visitors during Design Week in April. Here's our pick of the most stylish venues to soak up the atmosphere.
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Italian Delicacies: Asiago Cheese
A look at the Asiago, one of the noblest cheese varieties of Italy known for his sweet delicate taste, that obteined Protected Designation of Origin.
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6 Highlights from Identità Golose 2018: The Human Factor
A round-up of the running themes at this year's inspirational food congress highlighting the importance of the human connection in cooking.
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8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Venice, Italy
This incredible city is full of high-profile restaurants. Discover the elite eight which appear in The Michelin Guide to Italy 2018.
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Italian Delicacies: Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
A closer look at Balsamic Vinegar, the high quality condiment from the provinces of Modena: discover how to enjoy it the best.
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Italian Delicacies: Cantuccio Toscano
Find out more about the tradition and the history of Cantuccio Toscano, the biscuit made in Tuscany and exported all over the world.
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Care's 2018: Think Big, Think Sustainable
The third edition of Care’s food forum saw chefs from all over the world gather to reflect on how to be ethical in and out of the kitchen.
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Italian Delicacies: Mazara Red Prawn
A closer look at Mazara del Vallo red prawn, a high quality crustacean from the south-western coast of Sicily: discover how to enjoy it the best.
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Italian Delicacies: Panforte di Siena IGP
Panforte di Siena is one of the most iconic Christmas desserts in Italy: find out more about the tradtion and the history of this spiciy cake made in Tuscany.
Italian New Year's Eve Traditions in Food
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Italian New Year's Eve Traditions in Food
Food takes centre stage in any New Year's Eve celebration in a country that knows how to eat, and this one is symbolic of good fortune.
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Pizza Twirling is Now a Protected Art Form
The art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’ pizza making has been recognised as "intangible heritage" by UNESCO.
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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Rome
From panoramic rooftops to starred restaurants, in Rome there are gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all, whatever the budget: up to 25, 50 or 100 euros.
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Identità Golose Guide 2018: Marta Scalabrini is Best Female Chef
The third digital edition of the Italian Identità Golose Guide 2018 was released online today highlighting 900 restaurants, as well as naming the best chefs.
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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, a Gourmet Experience
A full immersion experience in the Tuscan countryside with Luca Campinotti, truffle hunter for the Savini family, on how the most valued fungi is hunted.
15 Dishes from Italy's Newest Three-Michelin-Star Restaurant
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15 Dishes from Italy's Newest Three-Michelin-Star Restaurant
Take a look at dishes from St Hubertus, Italy's newest three-Michelin-star restaurant.
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Michelin Guide to Italy 2018 – the New Stars
The Michelin Guide to Italy 2018 has been released and the big news is that there is a new three star restaurant – see all the new stars.
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Fico Italy: a Look at the New Disneyland of Food
The giant Italian food park is set to open its doors to the public on 15 November. We take a sneak preview inside.
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Orecchiette: The "Little Ears" of Pasta from Southern Italy
Find out more about this Italian specialty pasta from Apulia along with three recipes that'll transport you to the region.
This is The World's Best Gelato
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This is The World's Best Gelato
After a three-year search covering the globe, the world's best gelato has finally been named. Here's a look at what's inside it.
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Italian Delicacies: Gorgonzola
A look at the worldwide famous Gorgonzola: a soft, creamy blue cheese with an unmistakeable aroma and taste, produced in North of Italy.
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Anthony Genovese: I Always Focus on Creating Emotions
A chat with the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 mentor for Italy, about his cuisine and the new gourmet experience offered by his restaurant 'Il Pagliaccio'.
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10 Numbers behind... Prosecco
Are you a Prosecco lover? Don't miss these interesting facts and figures about the popular Italian sparkling wine.
Italian Cheeses: 4 Unique and Artisanal Must Try Specialties
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Italian Cheeses: 4 Unique and Artisanal Must Try Specialties
Discover some of Italy's leser known cheeses produced by artisans with unique and desirable characteristics from Caciocavallo to Bitto Storico.
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Niko Romito: the search for essentialness
Niko Romito's case, from the beginnings of his experience to his work at the 3 Michelin Stars restaurant Reale and his future projects.
5 of the Best Roman Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Roman Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
Weekending in the eternal city? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Sardinian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
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5 of the Best Sardinian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
Dreaming of Sardinia? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Sicilian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
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5 of the Best Sicilian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
Dreaming of Sicily? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Neapolitan Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Neapolitan Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
Heading for a city break in Naples? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Tuscan Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Tuscan Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
Heading to Tuscany? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
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Affordable luxury: The Amalfi Coast, Italy
Up to 25, 50 or 100 euros: on the Amalfi coast there are gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all. Find out how to make the most of a limited budget.
5 of the Best Venetian Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Venetian Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
Weekend in Venice? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
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50 Best Pizzerias in Italy Listed
Discover which pizzerias made the grade in 50 Top Pizza, the list of the 50 best pizzerias in the whole of Italy. Did your favourite make the cut?
9 Street Foods to Try in Naples
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9 Street Foods to Try in Naples
Naples and Campania are rich with a wonderful mix of street foods that will keep you going from morning till night. See the mouth-waterning selection.
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From Restaurant to Brand: the Alajmo Brothers
Five Michelin stars and 10 venues: the successful story of the Alajmo Brothers and their food philosophy.
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Italian Delicacies: Pachino Tomatoes
A closer look at a quality tomato variety: Pachino tomatoes are grown in a small Sicilian municipality that obtained Protected Geographical Indication.
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Enrico Crippa: 'Next Step? A Fourth Star'
Meet the Italian chef Enrico Crippa, from Piazza Duomo restaurant, who brought three Michelin stars to a tiny town in the heart of the Langhe area of Piedmont.
Burrata: the Queen of Italian Cheeses
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Burrata: the Queen of Italian Cheeses
Have you tried the creamy Italian delicacy? Find out what you need to know and how to enjoy this regal fresh cheese at its finest.
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Affordable Luxury: Eating at Lake Como
Up to 25, 50 or 100 euros: in Lake Como restaurants and 5 star hotels there are exclusive experiences to be enjoyed by all. You only need to follow our advice.
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Naples and the Amalfi Coast in 50 Iconic Recipes
Enjoy an irresistible taste of Southern Italy with this new cookbook filled with a mouthwatering selection of easy to follow recipes.
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Amo, Luxury Made Accessible in Central Venice
The Alajmo Brothers take on a new luxury address in Venice at Amo, set inside the central Fondaco dei Tedeschi's courtyard. We take a look inside.
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Identità Golose 2017
A collection of amazing dishes presented at this year's edition of Identità Golose, the chefs' congress sponsored by S.Pellegrino hosted every year in Milan.
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Cooking the Classics: Italian Zeppole
Take a look at Italian dessert zeppole, a deep-fried and doughnut-like fritter usually served in Naples during March, including how to make it.
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10 Highlights from Identità Golose 2017: The Power of Freedom
A round-up of this year's prestigious food congress, held in Milan, from inspiring moments to unusual dishes, from some of the world's best chefs.
10 Top Places to Eat in Bologna
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10 Top Places to Eat in Bologna
A great food guide to an eclectic selection of eateries in one of Italy's most renowned food capitals.
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Care's 2017, the Days of Ethical Chefs
A look at Care's, the annual event that gathers chefs from all over the world to reflect on how to be ethical in the kitchen.
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Luxury Bites: 5 of the World's Most Exclusive Food Experiences
Dreaming of a luxury food experience? Here are five of the most exclusive food experiences in the world.
10 European Blue Cheeses You Need To Try
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10 European Blue Cheeses You Need To Try
Take your palate on a savory voyage of some of Europe's most well-known blue cheeses, from creamy Gorgonzola and sharp Stilton to Danish blue cheese and beyond.
Why You Should be Eating Panettone this Christmas
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Why You Should be Eating Panettone this Christmas
The Italian Christmas cake has become hugely popular across the world, but what is panettone and how can you make your own? See our tips and recipes.
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Italian Delicacies: Caciocavallo Podolico Cheese
A look at caciocavallo podolico, one of the noblest cheese varieties of Italy entirely made from the milk of the valuable bovine species called “podolica”.
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Italian Scoops New Ice-Cream World Record
Dimitri Panciera loves ice cream, so much so he just set a new Guinness World Record for the number of scoops on a single cone.
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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Cortina
Up to 25, 50 or 100 euros: gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the 'place to be' of the Dolomite mountains.
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Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Where White Wines Shine
There's no arguing that Italy produces some of the world's best red wines. But what if we told you that it’s the white wines that make Italian wine truly great?
Flavours of Italy: A Map of Traditional Italian Food
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Flavours of Italy: A Map of Traditional Italian Food
Take a tour of traditional Italian food across Italy's 20 regions with this interactive map: from most renowed products to hidden local specialties.
Have You Tried The World's Best Italian Cheese?
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Have You Tried The World's Best Italian Cheese?
Gorgonzola dolce DOP has been crowned the world's best Italian cheese. Learn all about this creamy blue cheese and how to use it in the kitchen.
10 Typical Foods to Try in Molise, Italy
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10 Typical Foods to Try in Molise, Italy
Find out what this little discovered region of Southern Italy has to offer in terms of local and traditional foods, from cheese to sweet treats.
Step Inside FICO, the New Enormous Eataly World
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Step Inside FICO, the New Enormous Eataly World
The date is confirmed for Italy's new cutting edge 20-acre food theme park, where visitors will "eat, shop and learn."
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A Week to Celebrate Italian Gastronomy Around the World
Over 1000 events in over 100 countries worldwide: from 21 to 27 November Italian gastronomic excellences are showcased to celebrate Italy's finest food produce.
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15 Dishes from Italy's Newest Two Michelin Star Restaurants
Italy has five new two Michelin star restaurants – these are the dishes that got them there.
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Michelin Stars for Italy 2017 - The Full List
The Michelin stars for Italy 2017 have been announced - here's a look at all the new restaurants to gain stars.
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Why 2016 is the Year to Buy White Truffles
The price of coveted Alba truffles has plummeted by 30%, meaning now is an ideal time to pick up the luxury fungi – find out why.
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World's Largest Truffle Sold at Auction
Guinness say they have officially certified a truffle from Italy that is the largest in the world.
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Help Great Italian Food Producers Devastated by Recent Earthquakes
Italy's recent earthquakes have potentially devastated small producers of some of Italy's most iconic produce. Find out how to help.
9 Street Foods From Sicily to Try
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9 Street Foods From Sicily to Try
Take a tour of the sun-kissed island of Sicily and the deep fried treats that await you. Here are 9 street foods to whet your appetite.
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Italian Delicacies: Bresaola From Valchiavenna
A closer look at bresaola from Valchiavenna, a special cured meat produced in Sondrio province, Lombardy: how it's made and how to enjoy it the best.
Jamie Oliver Stumped by World's Rarest Italian Pasta
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Jamie Oliver Stumped by World's Rarest Italian Pasta
'Su filindeu' is the world's rarest pasta and is so difficult to make, only three women in a small Italian town know how. Find out more.
Southern Italy, Basilicata: 10 Specialities of the Region to Try
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Southern Italy, Basilicata: 10 Specialities of the Region to Try
One of Italy's smallest regions boasts one of its most popular breads, as well as an abundance of traditional foods including local cheeses and cold cuts.
9 Specialities from Umbria, Italy
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9 Specialities from Umbria, Italy
From central Italy comes a selection of land and freshwater specialities, from aromatic porchetta to fish stew.
10 Typical Food Products from Abruzzo, Italy
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10 Typical Food Products from Abruzzo, Italy
From liquor to lentils, the little explored Italian destination of Abruzzo has a wealth of prized local foods, including the highly desirable Aquila saffron.
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5 Restaurants That'll Make You Fall in Love with Turin and Piedmont Cuisine
Make your visit to the capital of Piedmont, Turin, complete with a visit to a local rustic restaurant serving traditional Piedmont cuisine.
7 Unmissable Local Foods from Marche, Italy
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7 Unmissable Local Foods from Marche, Italy
Marche, defined by coastline, hills and mountains has a thriving community of artisans and producers of unmissable local foods. Here's our pick of 7.
Check Out This Essential Italy Wine Region Map
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Check Out This Essential Italy Wine Region Map
Explore Italy's famous wine regions, from Piedmont to Calabria, with this detailed Italy wine region map.
Taste Liguria in 10 Typical Foods
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Taste Liguria in 10 Typical Foods
Crescent–shaped Liguria in North West Italy is just waiting to be discovered, boasting a wealth of food as enticing as its beaches.
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Food Shoppers 'Elsewhere', a project by Alexis Ftakas | Gallery
Meet the Italian photographer of Greek origin that, living between two cultures, documented the foreign food stores visited by nostalgic immigrants in Milan.
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Help Survivors of the Italy Earthquake by Eating Pasta all’ Amatriciana
Meet the blogger using food to help raise funds for survivors of the devastating Italy earthquake and find out how to donate.
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A List of Fortified Wines You Should Know
Fortified wines are produced all over the world: from Port to Sherry, Madeira to Marsala. Discover some of the best fortified wines you should know and try.
8 Typical Foods to Know in Salento, Southern Italy
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8 Typical Foods to Know in Salento, Southern Italy
Explore the sweet offerings of Southern Italy's Salento: from pastries to tomatoes, this is a land rich in local must–try delicacies.
8 Typical Food Products from Emilia Romagna
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8 Typical Food Products from Emilia Romagna
Emilia Romagna is a land full of typical and amazing foods, including balsamic vinegar and lasagne. Here are eight more unusual treats from the region.
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Massimo Bottura's New Soup Kitchen Opens in Brazil
The latest soup kitchen from Massimo Bottura's Food for Soul foundation has opened in Rio de Janeiro, using surplus food from the Olympic Games.
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Discover the Joy of Italian Street Food on a Motorcycle
A new app from motorcycle manufacturers Ducati takes you on two-wheeled tour of Italian street food.
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Parents of Vegan Kids Could Face Prosecution Under Proposed Law
Parents of vegan kids in Italy could face up to six years in jail for imposing a vegan diet under a proposed new law.
7 Trentino Foods to Try
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7 Trentino Foods to Try
Italy's mountainous north-east not only offers a spectacular holiday location, but a wealth of traditional local foods to match. Find out the typical products!
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Italy Introduces New Bill to Kill Food Waste
A new bill passed in Italy will make it easier for food producers, supermarkets and restaurants to donate waste food.
8 Typical Food Products to Try from Valle d'Aosta, Italy
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8 Typical Food Products to Try from Valle d'Aosta, Italy
Take a trip into the larder of the snow–topped mountains and green valleys of Val d'Aosta and discover the region's delicious secrets.
22 Typical Food Products from Lombardy, Italy
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22 Typical Food Products from Lombardy, Italy
Northern Italy is a powerhouse of local food products, from bresaola to pumpkin, the region boasts some of Italy's finest food treasures. Discover them here.
Friuli Venezia Giulia: 10 Typical Regional Products Worth the Journey
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Friuli Venezia Giulia: 10 Typical Regional Products Worth the Journey
Discover Italy's North East, the home of Prosciutto San Daniele, as well as many more unique Italian delicacies worth exploring.
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Davide Oldani: "Craftsmanship in the Kitchen, the Biggest Challenge"
An interview with Davide Oldani, chef at the newly reopened D'O restaurant near Milan and mentor for the Italy region at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016.
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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Venice
Up to 25, 50 or 100 euros: in Venice restaurants there are gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all. Find out how to make the most of a limited budget.
12 Typical Local Food Products to Try from Veneto, Italy
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12 Typical Local Food Products to Try from Veneto, Italy
Just when you thought it wasn't possible to love Venice and Veneto anymore, we highlight 12 local food products that'll make your heart beat a little faster.
Euro 2016 Italy v Germany: Iconic Foods Go Head to Head
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Euro 2016 Italy v Germany: Iconic Foods Go Head to Head
Italy and Germany will come face to face on the pitch in the quarter-finals, but we match them head to head in the kitchen. See the dishes and pick your winner.
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Italian Delicacies: Grey Mullet Bottarga
A look at grey mullet bottarga - salted and cured fish roe - whose finest varieties are to be found in the area of Cabras in Oristano province, Italy.
21 Typical Food Products from Southern Italy's Calabria
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21 Typical Food Products from Southern Italy's Calabria
Take a tour around the toe of Italy's boot and discover a region rich in some of the finest vegetables, cured meats and cheese Italy has to offer.
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"Ingredienti": Marcella Hazan's Final Legacy
Just when you thought you knew everthing there is to know about Italian food the American Italo godmother's posthumous book is released.
12 Unmissable Traditional Italian Foods from Puglia
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12 Unmissable Traditional Italian Foods from Puglia
Puglia, in Southern Italy, is packed with wonderful local delicacies making it easy to get a taste for the region, and even harder to leave.
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Massimo Bottura: Next Stop? Brazil
The Italian chef Massimo Bottura, crowned owner of the best restaurant in the world, wants to help feed the planet: one ‘ugly eggplant’ at a time.
8 Typical Food Products in Rome and its Environs
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8 Typical Food Products in Rome and its Environs
The eternal city and surrounding region boast some of Italy's most mouth-watering specialties that will have you hooked during your stay.
10 Traditional Sardinian Foods to Try
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10 Traditional Sardinian Foods to Try
As well as its beloved sheep's cheese, Pecorino, the Italian island has a wealth of other local and unique Sardinian food well worth exploring.
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Italian Delicacies: Castelluccio Lentils
A closer look at Castelluccio lentils harvested in a small Italian town in Umbria: a variety so fine and tasty that it has been awarded IGP status.
15 Must Try Traditional Foods in Sicily
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15 Must Try Traditional Foods in Sicily
We take a tour of the picture perfect Italian island, which has a wealth of local Sicilian food products that are well worth trying on a visit.
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Naples Takes the Title for the World's Longest Pizza
The Southern Italian city and home to the famous Neopolitan pizza took 11 hours and 100 chefs to be crowned king of the longest pizza in the world.
10 Traditional Foods to Try in Tuscany
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10 Traditional Foods to Try in Tuscany
Tuscany has a wealth of food to offer when it comes to the local cuisine. Here are 10 lesser known traditional food products well worth sampling on a visit.
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Red or White? No, Apple Juice
A look at the unique apple juices produced in Bolzano, Italy: six labels are mono varietals, this being a concept that is certainly more common to wine-talk.
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Italian Delicacies: Bergamot from Calabria
Along the coast of Calabria, PDO bergamot is produced: an essential oil extracted from the citrus fruit. 90% of the world's production comes from here.
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The Many Streets of Mozzarella | Gallery
Enjoy some of the dishes prepared at this year's of Le Strade della Mozzarella (Mozzarella Streets) event in Paestum.
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#LSDM Day Two: Mozzarella Beckons, Europe Responds
Ana Roš, Oriol Castro, Andrea Berton, Alexandre Gauthier: these and other chefs participated in Day 2 at Le Strade della Mozzarella festival in Paestum, Italy.
Iconic Regional Foods of Italy
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Iconic Regional Foods of Italy
Italy's most iconic foods illustrated on a map of the country, including some of the best regional specialities.
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The "Volcanic Effect" of Italian Wines
In Italy, there are over 17,000 hectares boasting appellations of volcanic origin: the wines produced there are different from any other. Find out why.
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Italian Delicacies: Bitto Cheese
Italian Valtelline valley, in Lombardy, is home to fine dairy products whose fame has spread worldwide: one of these is Bitto cheese, find out how to enjoy it.
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Italy to Change Law to Encourage Supermarkets to Donate Waste Food
The Italian Government are set to make changes to food safety laws that will encourage supermarkets to give away food waste destined for the trash.
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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Florence
From 25, 50 and up to 100 Euros: in Florence there are gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all. Find out how to make the most of a limited budget.
How to Brew a Perfect Coffee Using a Moka
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How to Brew a Perfect Coffee Using a Moka
This video will teach you how to quickly and simply brew up a tasty coffee using simple equipment in your own kitchen.
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InGalera: The Fine Dining Restaurant Inside an Italian Prison
Italy's first prison restaurant has opened in the capital of fashion and finance with streamlined modern interiors and a menu to match.
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Identità Golose 2016: Here's What You Missed
Three exciting days of food, chefs, sommeliers, pizza makers, bakers and more...here's what happened at the Identità Golose food congress in Milan.
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Check Out Grotta Palazzese, the Cave Restaurant in Italy
Do you enjoy exotic food travels? Then visiting Grotta Palazzese cave restaurant in Southern Italy is a must: dining in a cave will surely be unforgettable.
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Italian Delicacies: Anchovy Colatura Sauce
All about an ingredient which has no equal anywhere in the world: anchovy colatura sauce, generally sold in tiny 100 ml bottles, owing to its preciousness.
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Meet the Last Miller, Guru of Sicilian Ancient Grains
Filippo Drago is working to give a new life to Sicilian grain varieties that were on their way to extinction,rediscovering and recovering a forgotten heritage.
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Italian Delicacies: Ciauscolo Salami
It's one of the most delicious Italian salamis: a focus on ciauscolo salami, produced in a well-defined area of the Marche region - in central Italy.
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Italian Cookery Books: Taste Two of Italy's Most Iconic Cities on a Plate
Three new cookbooks that disappear into the piazzas, kitchens and recipes of Rome and Florence from ex pat authors lucky enough to call Italy home.
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Milanese Steak, an Authentic Italian Icon
How to prepare the authentic steak Milanese - Costoletta alla Milanese - chosen as the official dish of the 9th International Day of Italian Cuisines.
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Italian Delicacies: Bagòss Cheese
A look at the worldwide famous Bagòss cheese, produced in small quantities in Lombardy, in the past traded for other goods and used in the same way as money.
Italian Town Bans Wood-Burning Pizza Ovens
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Italian Town Bans Wood-Burning Pizza Ovens
A town in Southern Italy has banned wood burning ovens in pizzerias and bakeries. What does this mean for the country's famous Neapolitan pizza?
The History of The Deep Dish Pizza
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The History of The Deep Dish Pizza
Here's a look at the history of the Deep Dish pizza - an interesting dish that has its roots in Italian immigrants of Chicago.
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Michelin Guide for Italy 2016: The Full List
The Michelin Guide for Italy 2016 has just been released and the country now boasts two new restaurants with two stars.
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Affordable Luxury: What to Eat in Milan's 5 Star Hotels
Up to 25, 50 or 100 Euros: in Milan’s five star hotels there are gourmet experiences to be enjoyed by all. Find out how to make the most of a limited budget.
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Sicilian Food as Pantone | Gallery
Have a look at the food-inspired project by a Sicilian duo that features some iconic Sicilian recipes turned into Pantone palettes. Enjoy the gallery!
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Myrtle From A to Z: 26 Things to Know
Interesting facts and figures about the myrtle tree and fruits, originated in Mediterranean countries and widespread on the islands of Corsica and Sardinia.
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Around the World in 8 Couscous Recipes
A look at the dishes presented at this year's Cous Cous Festival in Sicily: from Italy to Brazil, Morocco to France, here are 8 different couscous recipes.
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Niko Romito: "Let's Make 'Space' to Italian Cuisine" | Video
An exclusive video interview with Niko Romito, from the 3-Michelin-stars restaurant Reale: his culinary format "Spazio" focuses on the new generation of chefs.
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Italy Officially Serves Up Insects for The First Time
In a move that required a special proxy, Italy has officially allowed edible insects to be consumed inside The Belgium Pavilion at Expo Milano.
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Italian Icons: Homemade Gnocchi
A guide to authentic homemade Italian gnocchi, a traditional recipe usually prepared with potatoes: tips, ingredients and even some chef's touches.
10 Italian Street Foods To Look Out For
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10 Italian Street Foods To Look Out For
We guide you through some of Italy's most tempting street foods, from Arancini to Zeppole, how many have you tried?
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Venice Food Guide: a City Tasting Tour
Where to find the best Venice street food and markets: a tasty guide in those weeks when the city hosts the Biennale of Art and the International Film Festival.
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Night Grape Harvest with Donnafugata: Sicilian Wine Taste Keeper
A night time grape harvest in Sicily as FDL meet the makers of the famous Sicilian wine label, Donnafugata. Watch their nocturnal grape harvest in this video.
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Salina Capers, Italy's Little Gems
Much used in the kitchen for their unique taste and versatility, capers are very precious: on the Italy's Aeolian Islands are picked by hand, one by one.
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How to Eat Like the World's Healthiest People
National Geographic explorer and New York Times best selling author of The Blue Zones returns with a sequel on the 'how' of a long and healthy life.
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Discovering Marmilla, the Hidden Side of Sardinia
Far from the famous beaches and the jet-set life, we went in search of unique flavours: it's worthy leaving behind Sardinia’s well-trodden tourist routes.
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40 Must Visit Restaurants Around the World
Business Insider have published a list of 40 must visit restaurants around the world, including underwater spots in the Maldives and high end sushi in Tokyo.
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Lidia Bastianich Visits Expo Milano 2015
The Italian / American star Lidia Bastianich has visited Expo Milano 2015 as part of her role as ambassador for We Women for Expo.
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Italian Magazine Proves How Easily TripAdvisor Can Be Gamed
An Italian magazine has proven how easy it is to game Trip Advisor by posting a listing and reviews for a restaurant that didn't exist.
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Expo Milano 2015 - Inside the Future Food District
Take a look at the amazing experience on offer inside Expo Milano's Future Food Districts - a supermarket set in the future.
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Massimo Bottura Pop-Up Coming to London
The Italian chef Massimo Bottura will be opening up his Osteria Francescana restaurant as a three day pop-up inside Sotheby's auction house in London.
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Turn off the Tap: the War of Prosecco
In 2014 UK sales increased by 75%: prosecco on tap is now a reality in the consumption lifestyles, but Italian producers disagree with this trend. Here's why.
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Expo Milano 2015: 10 Pavilion Attractions to See
A look at 10 attractions worth seeing inside the pavilions at Expo Milano 2015. The first ever Universal Exposition to focus on food.
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Italian Icons: Neapolitan Babà
With its unmistakable mushroom shape, apparently inspired by the dome of St.Sofia’s Church in Constantinople, the babà is an Italian delicacy you can't miss.
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Expo Milano 2015 - Daily Events
With Expo Milano 2015 nearing the end of its first week, here's a quick recap of some of exciting events visitors will find on offer every day.
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The 2015 Grand Prix de la Culture Gastronomique Goes To Italy's 'ALMA'
ALMA, Italy's premier cooking school, has been awarded the prestigious Grand Prix de la Culture Gastronomique for its excellence in the field of gastronomy.
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David Andrés Morera vs Moises Nieto: Spain is in our creations
S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 finalists from Spain-Portugal region introduce themselves: chef David Andrés Morera and fashion designer Moises Nieto.
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Mozzarella Oblige! Five Chefs at the Court of Paestum
Chefs from all over the world gathered at this year’s of Le Strade della Mozzarella event in Paestum, Italy, to pay homage to buffalo mozzarella DOP.
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Meet Enrico Derflingher, the Man Who Feeds the Powerful
After experiencing with Royal Family and White House, chef Enrico Derflingher will welcome Heads of State Expo Milano 2015 at Relais Villa Lario, near Como.
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50 of The World’s Most Breathtaking Restaurant Views.
FoodBeast have compiled a list 50 of The World’s Most Breathtaking Restaurant Views and they're well worth a look.
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Video Shows Off Expo Milano 2015
Take a closer look at what to expect from Expo Milano 2015 with this video showing off the attractions of the upcoming Universal Exposition.
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Paolo Griffa vs Vivetta: the whimsical effect
S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 Italian finalists introduce themselves, their work and their dreams. Enjoy the first in a series of 20 chef/designer interviews.
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Expo Milano 2015 - Identità Expo Plans Revealed
The team behind the international chef congress Identità Golose have revealed some exciting plans for the upcoming Expo Milano 2015.
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Pasta, Mozzarella and Tomato: 8 Famous Chefs, 3 Italian Icons
Le Strade della Mozzarella event will celebrate a truly Italian trio: 8 chefs will express their philosophy using pasta, tomato and mozzarella. Here's how.
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Paolo Grinza: "I Photograph What I Know the Most, Food"
A chat with Turin-based food photographer Paolo Grinza about his food-related projects: Veggies From Outer Space and a project about food packaging.
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Expo Milano 2015: Final Touches for The Pavilions
Expo Milano 2015 comes to life as country pavilions take shape in the purpose built village in Milan, Italy. Take a look at some of the most impressive designs.
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Watch the First Episode of Culinary Journey's with Massimo Bottura
Watch the first episode of CNN's Culinary Journeys featuring Massimo Bottura as the chef takes viewers on a journey of flavour and discovery.
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Expo Milano 2015 - The Austrian Pavilion is Revealed
A closer look at what the Austrians plan to bring to Italy for Expo Milano 2015 - the first ever Universal Exposition to focus on a theme of food.
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Italian Icons: Carbonara, a Squabble Recipe
Italian carbonara recipe – made from eggs, cheese and diced pancetta – is probably the most wrongly interpreted pasta dish out of Italy: here's how to make it.
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9 Trends and 19 Dishes from Identità Golose 2015 | Gallery
A look back at Identità Golose as some of the World's Best Chefs reflect on 2015 with some of their food trend predications. Don't miss also the gallery!
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Chef's Cup 2015, Unexpected Tastes on the Dolomites
Chef Norbert Niederkofler played host to 50 visiting chefs from all over the world, for the 10th edition of the Chef's Cup event in Alta Badia, Italy.
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Cappuccino From A to Z: 26 Interesting Things to Know
From AM breakfast time to Zeta-Jones (Catherine), a list of 26 facts and figures about cappuccino: a traditional Italian drink made with latte and espresso.
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Kobe: Don't Get Caught Out With Normal Beef
A closer look at the world of Kobe beef as we speak to the first man to import the meat in Italy and ask what constitutes authentic Kobe beef.
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Italy semi-finalists | S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015
The Italy region has selected its ten semi-finalists for the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 global talent search. Here is the full list.
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When Massimo Bottura Met Lou Reed
Massimo Bottura talks about the time the legendary musician Lou Reed came to Italy and ate at his restaurant.
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Italian Icons: What is Risotto? Italian Taste in Grains
Despite being the most widely consumed food in the world, rice in the form of risotto is a truly Italian dish: but what is exactly risotto? Find it out
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Food Travel Trends for 2015: 8 Destinations to Visit
From Cuba to Portugal, from Slovenia to Italy, here are 8 food regions for delicious plates of local fare to keep an eye on in 2015.
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Italian Artist Paints with Wine
A look at the work of the Italian artist Elisabetta Rogai who paints wonderful portraits with wine.
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Massimo Bottura Will Not Move Osteria Francescana to London
The Italian chef Massimo Bottura has denied reports he suggesting he may move his Osteria Francescana restaurant to London - here's what he had to say.
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Annie Feolde: French Soul, Italian Style
A chat with Annie Feolde, owner of Enoteca Pinchiorri restaurant in Florence: born in France, she was the first woman in Italy to gain three Michelin stars.
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Italian Icons: Prince Pandoro, a Symbol of Italian Christmas
Together with panettone, pandoro recipe is one of the most iconic Christmas desserts in Italy: find out the history of the most authentic pandoro recipe.
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Carrù Fat Ox Fair, More than Just a Cattle Market
How does a simple cattle market get to become the most famous folklore events in the Italian Langhe region? We visit the Fat Ox Fair in Carrù to find it out.
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Breaking Bread - Italian Prisoners Launch Successful Baking Company
Around 150 prisoners in an Italian jail are busy in the kitchen producing up to 70,000 Christmas desserts for shops across the country.
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The World's Largest White Truffle Sells For $61,250.
A rare white truffle, reported to be largest ever found, has been bought by a bidder in Taiwan for the whopping price of $61,250.
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Ancient Italian Farming Practice Recognized by UNESCO
Italy has become the first country in the world to have a farming practice entered on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
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The Future of Food by National Geographic | Gallery
An exhibition in Rome explores the 'Future of Food' with amazing pictures by National Geographic: find out more and view the gallery with a selection of images.
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S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015: Meet The Italian Judges
Meet the judges that will select the Italian S.Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year 2015. The panel includes Michelin-starred chefs Carlo Cracco and Davide Scabin.
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Italian Icons: His Majesty the Italian Ragu Sauce
It's an icon of Italian cuisine worldwide: find out more about ragu sauce recipe, usually prepared with tomato and minced meat and added to lasagne or pasta.
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Italy's Youngest Michelin-Starred Chef Takes on Thailand
Matteo Metullio, Italy's youngest Michelin-starred chef, prepares a six-course meal in Thailand for a very special occasion.
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Michelin Guide for Italy 2015 - The List
The Michelin Guide for Italy 2015 has been released with two new restaurants receiving a two-star rating and 27 new restaurants receiving their first star.
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Italy's ALMA Launches New Program in Restaurant & Bar Management
ALMA, Italy's premier culinary institution, has launched a new program aimed at professionals in restaurant management. The course will debut January 2015.
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Bottura and Dufresne Talk About Their Careers
A nice video conversation with Massimo Bottura and Wylie Dufresne talking about their careers and some of the biggest points along their path to success.
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How to prepare the authentic steak Milanese, an iconic Italian recipe prepared with veal cutlets dipped in eggs and breadcrumbs, and then fried.
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Massimo Bottura's Shake Shack Burger
Massimo Bottura will be in New York on Monday to serve up his limited edition Shake Shack burger inspired by Italy.
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Chef Stefano Baiocco, the Salad Whisperer
A chat with the Italian chef about his signature dish: a salad made with 140 plants - herbs, sprouts, greens, flowers - symbol of his culinary passion.
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New Patented Process Avoids Cork Taint
Italian researchers have developed a patented process that sanitizes wines cork, thus avoiding the risk of cork taint.
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Italian Icons: Fish Soup, More than Just a Mix of Sea Fish
How to make fish soup Italian style: as simple as it is, fish soup is one of the world's best-loved dishes and only in Italy does it come in so many varieties.
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How to Make Eggplant Parmigiana, the Queen of Italian Recipes
It's one of the most iconic Italian recipes in the world: are you sure to know how to make the authentic eggplant parmigiana? Here are some tips to prepare it.
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Spritz&co, the Art of Mixing Wine
The mixing of wine with soft drinks is a custom practised by various cultures: from the Italian Spritz recipe to the Cordoba "champagne" served in Argentinian.
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How Parmesan Cheese Is Made (Video)
Do you love Parmesan cheese? Watch this two-minute video to see how one of the Italy's finest cheeses is made.
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Eleonora Cunaccia: "I've Invented a Way to Encapsulate Nature"
An interview with Eleonora Cunaccia, Italian forager known as 'the lady of the mountains': every day she captures the mountain spirit in a jar.
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Sicilian Postcards: 18 Things and Places You Can't Miss
A collection of inspiring pictures: things to do in Sicily, places to visit and mouth-watering delicacies to eat. View the gallery and join us in the journey!
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Massimo Bottura Gathers Chefs to Cook with Leftovers
Massimo Bottura presents a tasty teaser of his upcoming project for the Expo 2015 in Milan - a unique collaboration that will see chefs cook with leftovers.
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Tuscan Dinner Gelinaz! Style
A tasty 450th Anniversary with Acqua Panna and Gelinaz! hosting a special night of Tuscan excellence alongside a three day 'spiritual retreat’.
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Tuscany Pictures to Travel With Your Mind | Gallery
A collection of inspiring postcards from Tuscany, to travel through the culture, landascapes and typical food & wine products of the Italian region.
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Lasagna From A to Z: 26 Interesting Things to Know
From Apicius to Zegna brothers, facts and figures about the classic lasagna recipe: a dish so famous to become an icon of the Italian taste in the world.
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How To Order Food in Italy Using Hand Gestures (Video)
Here's a hilarious two-and-half minute rap teaching you how to order food in Italy using only hand gestures.
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S.Pellegrino Chosen As Official Water Partner of Expo Milano 2015
S.Pellegrino will be the official water of Italy's upcoming Expo 2015. To mark the event, special-edition bottles will be distributed in 80 different countries.
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S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup 2014: a Venetian Dream
Take a look at some of the best moment from 2014 gourmet regatta in Venice: top chefs, sailing and fine dining collected together in this picture gallery.
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A Celebration of Tuscan Excellence
An evening to celebrate Tuscany,its art, culture and natural beauty, plus the Tuscan sourced Acqua Panna water on a very special 450th anniversary.
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Chef Niko Romito: "How an Onion Became my Foie Gras"
Meet the Italian three-Michelin-star chef at Reale restaurant in Abruzzo region: he went at the heart of the ingredients and managed to extract their essence.
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From Spring Onions To Campari: Evolution Of a Signature Dish
How an iconic shrimp recipe turned into the symbol of a Michelin-starred restaurant's history and renovation, the Italian Osteria dal Ponte near Milan
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Wooden Popsicles Designed in Italy
An Italian designer has produced a range of wooden Popsicle - taking the wooden stick and using it to produce the posicle
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Tuscan Postcards | Viareggio To Taste
Viareggio is a town known for its beaches, liberty architecture and much more: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan city
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Chef Massimo Bottura: "Emilia Is In The Five Ages Of Parmigiano"
An interview with the Italian chef at Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Arzak, Adria, Esposito: Three Stellar Chefs Enjoy An Italian Tour
Ferran Adria and Juan Mari Arzak, two of Spain's most acclaimed chefs, are enjoying an Italian vacation with Gennaro Esposito, one of Italy's most renown chefs
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105-Year-Old Woman: "It's All Thanks to Minestrone"
An Italian women who is 105 and part of the oldest group of siblings in the world credits her good health and long life to minestrone soup
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Chef Scarello: "Friuli, A Soup Of Gnocchi and Sea Urchins"
An interview with the Italian chef at Agli Amici restaurant, in Udine, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Chef Norbert Niederkofler: "Trentino Region Is An Apple Strudel"
An interview with the Italian chef at St.Hubertus restaurant, in Bolzano, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Tuscan Postcards | Pontremoli To Taste
Pontremoli is a medieval town located in northeast Tuscany. Here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan village
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A traditional Italian sandwich recipe with a twist: Tuscan lampredotto sandwich, a dish shared by chef Marco Stabile, from Ora D'Aria restaurant in Florence
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Chef Marco Stabile: "Florence Is A Crispy Lampredotto Sandwich"
An interview with the Tuscan chef at Ora D'Aria restaurant, in Florence, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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The All New Italian Blog
A new blog aimed at travelers in Italy has launched. Called Italian Talks it offers advice on music, art, food and events throughout Italy
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Chef Carlo Cracco: "Milan Is A 'Wrong' Veal Cutlet"
An interview with the Italian chef at Cracco restaurant, in Milan, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Tuscan Postcards | San Gimignano To Taste
Declared as a Unesco site, San Gimignano embodies art and culture of this area: a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan village
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Chef Ernesto Iaccarino: "Sorrento Is A Calamari Kiss"
An interview with the Italian chef at Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant, in the Sorrentine peninsula, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Chef Matias Perdomo: "My Disturbing Cuisine"
FDL sat down with the Uruguayan chef, to find out how he turned a traditional Milanese trattoria into a Michelin-star restaurant
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Tuscan Postcards | Lucca To Taste
It's one of the emblems of Tuscan art, history and tradition: a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of Lucca
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Gelato Museum Opening in Italy
If you love thick and creamy and fresh Italian gelato then this is new museum in Italy is just for you
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Le Grand Fooding 2012: Milan Has An 'Angry Skin'. Or Is It Hungry?
Ten chefs, tattoos and street food: this year's edition of the festival rocked the city. An FDL report and the best soundtrack to enjoy it
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Carlo Cracco Moves to Trussardi alla Scala
Italian chef Carlo Cracco has confirmed his move to the world famous Trussardi alla Scala restaurant in Milan
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Moreno Cedroni New Restaurant in London
The Italian master chef Moreno Cedroni will open a new restaurant in Baglioni Hotel in London
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Acqua Panna Tuscan Days 2012: Notes Of Water At Villa Panna
An homage to the Tuscan terroir and an exclusive video of the dinner created by the Italian chef Davide Oldani to showcase the versatility and essence of water
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The Future Of Eataly? Beauty And An Emerald
Few days ago the latest food store belonging to the Eataly group opened in Rome: it's the largest in the world and 13 locations more are going to open worldwide
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Spain Vs Italy - What the Chefs Think
With Italy and Spain about to face off in the final of the European Cup we asked some of the top chefs from each country about their predictions for the game
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Join Us In A Food Design 'Tour De Fork'
A chat with the Italian food design collective and a gallery of images taken at their last food performance about cutlery
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Chef Lorenzo Cogo: "Fine Dining Is All About Ingredients"
A chat with the young Italian chef: he will be one of the chefs that are going to cook aboard the sail boats at the incoming S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup