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The journey of Carbonara, one of our pearls of taste

by Assunta, queen of the Italian Table
We know that since the beginning of time, shepherds or coal burners have prepared humble meals with eggs, bacon, pecorine and spaghetti. The journey of Carbonara, which is based on these out-of-history stories, is equally fascinating.

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The Godfather : Bar Vitelli

by Ayfer Selamoğlu

I am in the fairytale town of Taormina, which is postcard beautiful in Sicily. I want to explore the mountain village, which is among the places where the movie “The Godfather” was shot, which is at the top of my list of “classic films and immortal directors”. For this, I have to go to Savoca (Sicilian: Sàvuca), a medieval town of Mesina. From Taormina, I am participating in the day tour “Il Padrino-The Godfather-Father”.

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“Tiramisu” or “Cheer me up”

Tiramisu Day is celebrated every year on March 21st, the dessert celebration based on mascarpone, coffee and ladyfingers: one of the most famous and appreciated Italian recipes throughout the world. A true pastry giant, ordered and consumed throughout the peninsula.

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Italy’s National Flavor Pizza

The fresco from the excavations of Pompeii proved once again that Italians ate pizza 2000 years ago… The fresco appears to depict a round focaccia surrounded by various fruits on a silver platter, including pomegranates and perhaps dates.

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A perfect couple: Panettone and Pandoro

The most magical period has arrived, and, like every year, we are all already immersed in the enchanted atmosphere of Christmas. And we all live in Santa’s glass sphere: stars, illuminated Christmas trees, deer, magical lights and our loved ones… We are always together with our family and friends… The classic Christmas desserts, Panettone and Pandoro, are also with us… As a means of sharing our love…

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The Christmas dilemma: dinner or lunch?

The scent of Christmas is everywhere: our city is ready for Christmas; Our roads are ready; Our houses are ready; Our Christmas tree is ready; Our gifts for children are ready; Our soul is ready; We look forward to a new year with new hopes … Time to sit down and celebrate Christmas. But there’s a problem! Are we celebrating at Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch?

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A Christmas dinner in Sardinia…

Il Natale è il periodo più magico dell’anno in Sardegna come ovunque. Tradizionalmente è considerata l’occasione perfetta per consolidare i legami familiari passati e presenti. Il Natale infatti è il simbolo della convivialità e del ritrovo degli affetti. Le tradizioni gastronomiche, le cerimonie religiose, i rituali celebrati in questo periodo rendono l’atmosfera speciale.

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Let’s go to Florian!

by Ayfer Selamoğlu

For nearly 300 years, a voice has been heard in Venice’s pastel-coloured, narrow streets: “Let’s go to Florian!”. This magical cloud of invitation passes through narrow, pastel-coloured streets with Renaissance patterns, bridges that dance around the city and reaches the swan gondolas. It invites everyone to a magical world…

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Reformist steps in “Made in Italy” Synthetic food production and marketing are banned

The government, determined to protect the “Made in Italy” brand, also took action on livestock and public health in this context. The bill of government, which prepared the bill to ban the production and marketing of synthetic food, including artificial meat, was presented to the Senate, which envisages different fines and prison sentences for those who promote “anorexia and blumiya” eating disorders on social media.

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It’s Carbonara today!

Italian table:

Carbonara, one of the symbol dishes of Roman cuisine, is celebrated every year as Carbonara day in Italy and all over the world on April 6th. And 90 percent of us Italians consume a plate of Carbonara today. Adding our red wine and our friends who make up our big family…

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Baci Perugina 100 years with Dolce & Gabbana

Born in Perugia, Luisa Spagnoli created chocolate, which is an international brand today, exactly 100 years ago. A century later, Baci Perugiana, a product of love, celebrates its birth anniversary with another Italian legendary brand, Dolce & Gabbana.

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