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4 places to see during your visit to Sicily

Sicily is the largest island of the Mediterranean and is home to some of the most impressive monuments, most beautiful nature and most delicious food of Italy. In a place where Greeks, Romans, Normans and Arabs have left their mark, one can only imagine all the different and marvelous things there are to discover. If you have chosen to explore …

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Spritz: the king of the Italian aperitivo

It’s summertime in Italy and that calls for fresh cocktails with a view. During this time of the year, whether you’re on a rooftop terrace or outside a bar, wherever you turn around you’ll find someone sipping on a very particular drink: the spritz. A bright orange cold drink that’s the main character of the aperitivo, one of the most …

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How to taste an Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

Oil tastings begin to position themselves with great success. Gourmet and lovers of good food find in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) one of the most precious nectars, a product that has also called the attention of people starting to discover the world of gastronomy. Here is an introduction on how to do an Extra Virgin Olive Oil tasting.

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La colomba pasquale: Italy’s Easter treat

An Easter meal would not be complete without la colomba pasquale. This special type of cake is one of the main elements in one of Italy’s most important holidays, and today we’re telling you all about it. La colomba, meaning dove in Italian, takes its name from its shape. It is an homage to the symbol of peace, widely associated …

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Enjoying Gastronomy Tourism in Rome

Rome is famous for its history, its heritage and its unparalleled beauty. It is also the best entrance door to Italy and one of the capitals of quality gastronomy tourism internationally.

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Discover Puglia, the heel of the boot.

Throughout all the Italian boot, beauty and diversity are a constant. Iconic cities and monuments alternate with lesser-known territories that enchant you and make you fall in love equally. Discover the South of Italy, the heel of the boot, we give you: Puglia.

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Panettone: the star in Italy’s Christmas scene

It is once again time to put the most important Italian Christmas dessert on our table. Bring out the panettone! Panettone is a typical Italian dish that relates to the holiday season. It is made by preparing a dough based on water, flour, sugar, egg yolks, butter and a lot of yeast, to which candied fruit such as oranges and …

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Christmas in Rome: what to do and where to go

The jolliest time of the year has arrived and if you’ve decided to spend Christmas in Rome you might be wondering where the best decorations are and what activities you can enjoy. Christmas in Rome, like in many other cities, means lots of lights, ornaments everywhere, many Christmas trees and decorations. The city lights up on December 8th, the Day …

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Italian secrets for making great coffee

The best way to start your day is with a great cup of coffee, and in Italy, tradition dictates it’s best when done in a “moka”. Making coffee is a rite of scents, movements and sounds, that cannot be matched by the popular automatic machines that nowadays live in many people’s homes. Even so, it doesn’t mean that making coffee …

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FIBEGA 2019, the Gastronomy Tourism fair hits Miami

Gastronomy tourism is consolidating itself each time more. On this occasion, it is FIBEGA, International Gastronomy Tourism Fair, who is taking the lead and within this rapidly-growing sector. FIBEGA: International Gastronomy Tourism Fair Specialists, professionals and top-decision makers of gastronomy tourism from all over the world will meet at FIBEGA 2019. In this occasion, the fair will take place from …