If we say prosciutto or pancetta you all know what we are talking about, but have you ever heard Negroni? It’s one of the best charcuterie brands in Italy (it is also a popular cocktail but that is for another time). The brand is not only confined to Italy, some of their exquisite prosciutto can also be found abroad, most likely you will have seen the Parma ham sold in small quantities.
Pane di Altamura is made in the town of Altamura, also known as “Città del Pane”, and dates back to before 37 BC. Altamura is located in the Southeast of Italy in the province of Bari, Apulia (Puglia). There are over 350 different breads recognised in Italy, which is not surprising as it is the backbone to all Italian meals and the first thing put on the table, this is one of the most famous recipes. Continue reading →
Continuing the summer food posts, everyone thinks about Gelato and Granita during summer but they are not the only food to enjoy in summer in Italy. Fontina Cheese (La Fontina formaggio) is a cow’s milk cheese where, although obtained all year round, the best is produced during the summer when the cows are allowed to graze at a higher altitude in the mountains. Continue reading →
Here are some exquisite granita “I Nevaroli dell’Etna”
These have been made with years of experience and research following the Sicilian tradition of crafting Granita. This new company has been able to recreate the antique taste so the whole world can enjoy. Continue reading →
We hope you enjoyed your New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Now we take you with us and tell you about an Italian NYE custom. This is not specific to one area, as usual there are regional variations and we will share with you some of these in other posts. Continue reading →