Category: History and Culture
Did you know that Italy has the greatest number of recognized and certified quality products? A gold mine of flavours to discover!
PDO, PGI, TSG… what the heck are these? For some time now, the great wealth of typical Italian food products has been given different labels or appellations. “Typical products” are defined…Read More
The conscious search for a harmonious combination between food and wine is part of a hedonistic approach to gastronomy typical of an affluent and evolved modern society like today’s Western one, with its efficient market system that provides thousands of types of wines from the four corners of the planet, all part of the revolution of unprecedented food styles.Read More
Here is a brief excursus on the subject of the grapevine and wine, to comprehend how Vitis vinifera, the only legally recognized species for the production of wine, has interwoven its history with that of the human race.Read More
Pasta has become one of the symbols of Italian culinary culture due to three main characteristics: it’s undeniable gastronomical appeal, its healthfulness and its limited cost. It’s success, however, was the outcome of a long story. Here are the main stages of development.Read More
Progress in agronomics and winery technology has contributed to making modern wines much more refined than the rustic wines of the past; some have achieved great distinction and individuality. Thus, it is necessary to be able to adequately describe the organoleptic characteristics by utilizing a specific wine tasting vocabulary.Read More
Cooking methods: are you sure you know the basics?Sep 18, 2017 | Cooking Tips