If you find yourself in the Sarpi Bridge area during Milan's Design Week fringe or Fuori Salone as it's known here, you may find lapping up all that design goodness exhausting. If so, you may well be on the lookout for a bite to eat. Well, here are a few suggestions for food in my area of Milan … [Read more...]
Plenty of posts about Italian food and drink for you to tuck into.
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The Emmy Eats on Emmymade in Japan series of videos on YouTube are great fun. In these popular food review videos, Emmy, who is from Japan, eats and describes lots of snacks and sweets from around the world, including Italy. Emmy has made three videos about Italy so far, all of which you'll find … [Read more...]
Last week, and not without a few hiccups caused by Italy's infamously byzantine bureaucracy, Eataly, part of a chain of stores which specialise in selling Italian food products and much more, opened a two new branches in Milan. I went, and I photographed the Eataly Smeraldo store, and tweeted. I … [Read more...]
If you've never tried real parmesan or Parmigiano Reggiano, as Italians would prefer you to call it, you are probably missing out. Real parmesan cheese is delicious. It's also very versatile too - you can use it in your cooking, sprinkle it over pasta or simply eat it on its own like any other … [Read more...]
Gallucci & Gilmour, who I met via Twitter, is doing its level best to help the UK discover the joys of high quality Italian food, and in the process, it's helping southern Italy's food producers keep going. This text on its website sums up perfectly what the company is doing : Dragging … [Read more...]
Italy is known the world over for pizza, and pizza can be found all over the world, from Kilmarnock to Kiev and from Anchorage to Andover - but nothing beats the experience of having the nation which gave the world pizza: Italy. Going for a pizza in Italy's eternal city - Rome - just adds to the … [Read more...]
Last weekend, Barga hosted its 8th "Barga Cioccolata" chocolate fair in its historic centre. It's only a small event; almost intimate one could say, but it's ours. Barga chocolate could never aspire to equal other such events that take place in many towns throughout Italy, but it's quirky and … [Read more...]
After writing about Italy's terrifying Triangle of Death, other areas of Italy in which toxic waste has been dumped have come to light. What follows is an infographic showing those areas of Italy in which toxic waste either has been dumped. So far, there are three areas: the Triangle of Death in … [Read more...]