The stars love Real Italian Pizza

The stars love Real Italian Pizza
The signs of the zodiac are different not only in character but also at the table. According to some, the astral energies moving through the sky, influenced in  turn by the ascendant and the birth chart, are in part the origin of our taste and our gastronomic sensitivity, affecting how we experience food, our behavior at [...]

Pasta: an historical journey

Pasta: an historical journey

PASTA ALLA NORMA This dish received its name in honour of Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835), famous composer from Catania. One of his most famous works was Norma, and this is the name given to the recipe that skillfully combines onion, tomato, eggplant, and ricotta. There are various interpretations as to the motivation behind the link, which […]

The origins of true Italian pasta

The origins of true Italian pasta

Without a doubt, pasta is one of the dishes that best represents the stereotype of traditional Italian cuisine. Its origins are hotly debated: legend says that Marco Polo brought it from China to the West, in 1295. Historically, however, it has been shown that this is false, because there is written evidence as early as […]

Italian lessons… Hands edition

Italian lessons… Hands edition

The famous zoologist and anthropologist Desmond Morris held that for human beings the hands are what the baton is for an orchestra director, guiding the rhythm and meaning of the words. Remaining in this metaphor, Morris further held that Italians are the best “orchestra directors” in the world. Gesturing and moving with picturesque animosity as […]