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GELATO!

2018-06-13T09:47:34+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The months without an R in their name (from May to August) are the best to enjoy a good gelato: when the days get longer and the climate turns hotter, the "Gelato Season" is officially on. First of all, let’s make things clear: although the word "Gelato" is quite often used as the Italian translation for "Ice Cream", the two are not the same thing.

“TORTA DI SAN BIAGIO”

2018-01-26T10:06:27+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On the hills of the northern province of Mantua, at a stone's throw from Lake Garda, there is a little village named Cavriana (literally "Goat-ville"). And, as in Italy every place has its own traditional recipe, also this little village has its own special cake, named after the local patron Saint: the "Torta di San Biagio" (Cake of Saint Blaise). [...]

SPRITZ THE ITALIAN ‘APERITIVO’

2018-01-26T09:47:07+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Every tourist visiting Italy loves to experiment the Italian lifestyle at its fullest. And a not-to-be missed experience is, for sure, the “Aperitivo”: an enjoyable couple of hours (usually around 7pm) when the Italians relax over drinks and little snacks before their dinner. [...]