What is Burrata

Cheese is an integral part of many Italian diets, and types of cheese consumed vary depending on the region. Probably one of the most enticing is Burrata.  Burrata is a cheese that is native to the r...

Food deliveries in Rome

A list of the best food delivery services. Rome has become the perfect market for food delivery. Almost everything is available on several food websites or apps, from meal delivery to grocery deliver...

Vegan Bolognese and Polenta Lasagna: Italians react to New York Times recipes

Retakes of traditional Italian recipes provoke reaction from Italy. First there was the Smoky Tomato Carbonara, with the addition of cherry tomatoes for a "bright tang," that led to an outcry among I...

Italians slam tomato carbonara recipe in New York Times

US newspaper suggested adding tomatoes to carbonara. A recipe inviting people to add cherry tomatoes to carbonara has caused an outcry, particularly among Italians, after it was published in The New...

Made in Italy products more popular than ever during covid pandemic

Demand for basic Made in Italy products grows during coronavirus pandemic.  In sharp contrast with the collapse of foreign trade, the coronavirus pandemic has driven the demand for basic products of...

Rome master chef creates a stir with lasagna toothpaste

"You can brush your teeth with lasagna" at Rome's 1978 restaurant. The latest creation of an award-winning chef in Rome has raised some eyebrows in the culinary world: lasagna toothpaste. Valerio...

A taste of ancient Rome: organic olive oil from the Palatine Hill

Organic extra virgin olive oil from trees on the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Palatinum is the name of the extra virgin olive oil produced from the 200 olive trees growing on the Palatine Hill and...

Barilla launches the 'Playlist Timer' on Spotify

Music playlists as timers for the exact duration of pasta cooking minutes.Barilla has launched the "Playlist Timer" on Spotify.  They are music playlists that function as kitchen timers, curated to ac...

Italian pasta company in hot water over colonial brand

Pasta company apologises and pledges to rename its 'Abyssinian rigatoni.' La Molisana, one of Italy's biggest pasta producers, has found itself trending on Twitter today for appearing to celebrate It...

Domino's Pizza launches in Rome

American chain seeks a slice of Rome's pizza market. Domino's Pizza, the American multinational pizza chain, has launched in Rome as part of an expansion plan in the north and centre of Italy. Its...

Novello wine close to extinction in the Castelli region

Once popular Novello holiday wine close to extinction in the Castelli region of Italy: restaurants no longer ask for it. The fashion for the Novello wines, which traditionally opened the winter sal...

Rome has two of the 100 Best Bars in the World

Four Italian bars make the top 100 world list: two in Rome, two in Milan. Finally some good news for a sector left reeling by the covid-19 crisis. Rome's Drink Kong has been included in the World'...

Starbucks to open in centre of Rome

Starbucks reportedly abandons Vatican site due to drop in tourists thanks to covid-19. Starbucks, the American coffee chain, is set to open an outlet in the heart of Rome's historic centre in the com...

Rome: Babingtons moves outside at Spanish Steps

Victorian tea room moves into Piazza di Spagna in the heart of Rome. Babingtons, the Victorian Tea Rooms at the foot of Rome's Spanish Steps, has opened a temporary outdoor space in Piazza di Spagna...

Covid-19 revives plague 'wine window' tradition in Italy

From the plague to covid-19: wine windows make a comeback in Tuscany. Italy has seen a revival of the 'wine window' tradition, which dates back to the era of the 'Black Death' in the Middle Ages, tha...

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