The aperitivo is without a doubt, the happiest hour for Italians, it is the anticipation of an adventure, "La dolce vita" at its best.
The aperitivo is a ritual, a moment dedicated to friends, to lightheartedness, to chatting, it is undoubtedly the most iconic Italian moment.
Overlooked by neighboring regions like Tuscany and Umbria, Lazio is full of rich history, beautiful landscapes, ancient Roman ruins, stunning coastlines, and local cuisine, making it one of my favorite regions in Italy and one most certainly worth visiting. Although most visitors end up in Lazio while touring the capital...
So why the debate between the two unique cakes? Can't we like them both? Of course, nothing is straightforward in Italy, and Italians love an opportunity for a little innocent debate! Those with a simpler palette tend to gravitate towards Pandoro, while nearly 50% of the Italian population selects Panettone as the ultimate holiday dessert hero. Contrary to popular tastes and preferences, I choose both!
Serve it as a side dish or make it in to a full meal with a side salad and crusty sourdough bread with little bit of creamy butter."
If you want to try something different this year, give these these fingerling sweet potatoes a try. They are a different not the same consistency as a sweet potato fry. The Parmesan cheese on top is a must,
Looking for cozy family meal that you can start in the morning and have it ready for dinnertime? Try this tender, juicy pot roast with buttery whipped potatoes!
Italian breakfast at the bar is a daily habit for many people in Italy and has become my favorite morning ritual. From the smells and chatter to the sound of porcelain espresso cups clinking together, the minute my alarm goes off, I am headed to my bar of choice to get my morning breakfast fix and soak in each second of my vita italiana.
Everyone has their Sunday traditions. When the last day of the week rolls in, it is a chance to reset, recharge as well as relax before Monday returns us to the daily grind. Across the Mediterranean Sundays are seen as sacred not just for their religious tendency. They are grounded in ritual shared among family and friends. When looking into their habits as a whole, it seems that’s Spain, Italy and Greece are not at all dissimilar in their routines of this one day.
The holiday season is a time of joy, togetherness, and delicious food. This year, make your gatherings extra special with our Sourdough Discard Rolls by Leslie Carney 🍂 Don't let that sourdough discard go to waste – transform it into these soft, flavorful rolls that will take center stage on your holiday table.
Campania is a region in southern Italy known for its rich history, rugged coastlines, ancient ruins, and delicious cuisine (think Margherita pizza, creamy pastries, and buffalo mozzarella). Discover five hidden gems in Campania worth exploring on your next Italian getaway.