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To beef or not to beef

I travel through the never ending winding roads of the Chianti region to expand my knowledge on one of Tuscany’s most sought after signature dishes. If you happen to be in the region of Tuscany, it would really be a crime not to eat and gnaw at the bone of her majesty, the Bistecca Fiorentina. […]

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Bicerin: chocolate, coffee and cream

Ten in the morning. Torino centre. Piazza della Consolata to be exact. Uninterrupted rain and a shocking temperature of 5° Celsius. We’re looking at the entrance of Caffe al Bicerin. Inside is chock-full. My brother queued whilst we shopped next door: gianduiotti, baci di dama, hazelnuts, crema di gianduia. A table emptied and we staggered […]

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Timeless Cilento: Lo Vottaro

This article was first published on CIBUS / July 2011. An Italian journalist Luciano Pignataro revealed that the secret behind the flavorsome Cilento cuisine is the absence of a clock. I investigate this secret and wonder why in Malta we still have not embarked on a slow food journey. At the mention of the word […]

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Why Bologna is called La Grassa

Friends call me for a restaurant suggestion, text me for a quick recipe or, politely, invite themselves over to indulge in some of my flamboyant dishes. They are well aware that food is my obsession so they fill me up with any foodie-related info. On one foggy December evening, over a glass of red wine and a scrumptious […]

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We are currently importing products from Masseria Maida. This organisation produces genuine and healthy products made from ingredients cultivated in the Cilento region, situated in Campania – Italy. The recipes and preservation of Maida’s products goes back to old times when everything was more natural and fresh without additional chemicals and colourings. We will be […]

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I Primi D’Italia: The Anticipation

One of my recurrent dreams is to tour every corner of the culinary peninsula – Italy. This dream was born following my intense interest in food and wine, matters in which Italians are connoisseurs! It always fascinated me how these citizens could create a dish with the same main ingredient in a multitude of ways […]

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Lo Vottaro

Waiting eagerly for December… not only for Christmastime but even more for our trip to Trentinara in Cilento (Campania, Italy). My parents just returned from an overland tour of Southern Italy wherein they had a fruitful encounter with a sweet Italian couple… I say fruitful or rather foodfull because these blessed human beings come from […]

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