Sardinian secrets for a long life

How would you like to live to 100 years old, still vibrant and healthy? Impossible? Not in Sardinia. Just ask the Melis family, who this year was declared the oldest living family in the world. The combined age of the nine siblings is an incredible 818 years! The Melis family is from Perdasdefogu, in the [...]

“Alla salute !” a journey through Italian best regional wines.

Wine (“vino”) in Italy is not just a consumer good, but rather a cultural asset. It’s a companion of our country for thousands of years (Italy’s wine heritage dates back some 4,000 years): a symbol of quality of life and comfort. Multifarious climates and terrains favored vines of many different types and styles in the [...]

Regional typical food: delicacies you can’t miss.

We just added a new section regarding typical products for every Italian Region. (List last update: January 2013) Food in Italy is a true expression of every Region and its culture. Every traditional regional product is made by natural ingredients that you can find only in that region (sometimes only in one town!). Every food [...]

Seafood Spaghetti recipe

After our post on our community on Facebook with a picture of this typical Italian dish we promised to put online a good “Seafood Spaghetti” recipe or as we use to say in Italy “Spaghetti ai frutti di mare”. And here we are ! We had a perfect one in Puglia, on the Adriatic sea. [...]

The Italian tasty Side of life: Strawberry Tiramisu !

One of the most famous Italian dessert is “Tiramisù”. Traditional Tiramisu is made of ladyfingers (in Italian “Savoiardi”, from Piemonte) with egg yolks, mascarpone cheese, coffee and chocolate. The summer version of Tiramisù is “Strawberry Tiramisu” (Tiramisù alle fragole). In this summer version there is no Coffee and no chocolate but strawberries! It’s a perfect [...]

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