Die Pilze, eine vielseitige Zutat für leckere Herbstrezepte

Die Pilze, eine vielseitige Zutat für leckere Herbstrezepte

Der Herbst ist da und damit eine der stimmungsvollsten Möglichkeiten, um sich in dieser Jahreszeit die Zeit zu vertreiben –lange Spaziergänge durch den Wald. Die herbstlichen Farben leuchten in unterschiedlichsten Nuancen, von Hellgelb bis Tieforange, und der Duft des...
Mushrooms, a versatile ingredient at the base of tasty fall recipes

Mushrooms, a versatile ingredient at the base of tasty fall recipes

As autumn approaches, there is no hobby more delightful than organising hikes in the middle of the woods. The autumn colours are a glorious display of shades, from pale yellow to deep orange, and this season offers a wave of scents that are also ideal for relaxing the...
La cucina italiana, un amore al primo assaggio!

La cucina italiana, un amore al primo assaggio!

Cosa hanno in comune i tedeschi e gli italiani? Certamente diversi aspetti, ma sicuramente quello più evidente è l’amore per la cucina italiana e suoi luoghi di provenienza. Il tedesco è un inguaribile amante dei sapori, dei profumi e degli ingredienti italiani. Di...
5 interesting facts about pistachio

5 interesting facts about pistachio

World Pistachio Day, the top pistachio-consuming countries and many more curiosities about the most international and beloved nut While waiting for the Pistachio Street Food Festival, we have gathered here for you 5 interesting facts about pistachio that (maybe) you...
Modica chocolate, an ancient and tasteful Sicilian tradition

Modica chocolate, an ancient and tasteful Sicilian tradition

Modica, the Sicilian capital of chocolate  In Southern Italy, and more specifically in Sicily, there’s an ancient, beautiful city called Modica, famous all over the world for its delicious chocolate. Modica chocolate has a rich history that goes way back to...
Drunk cheese, a perfect combination of wine and milk

Drunk cheese, a perfect combination of wine and milk

A very special kind of cheese  A drunk cheese is a type of cheese with a strong and aromatic flavour, sweetly spicy and with a unique grape aftertaste. Immediately recognizable for its dark red crust, made smooth by the time spent in the wine. The colour of...
Liquorice and the close relationship with Italy

Liquorice and the close relationship with Italy

Some curiosities about liquorice Liquorice is a plant native to south-western Asia and the Mediterranean region. It is a frost-resistant herbaceous species, which mainly grows in southern Europe in calcareous and/or clayey soils. Liquorice is one of the most important...
Five ingredients, one guarantee: Tuscan Cantucci

Five ingredients, one guarantee: Tuscan Cantucci

Cantucci are the most loved and well-known Italian biscuits Cantucci (Cantuccini) also known as “Biscotti di Prato” are typical sweets of traditional Tuscan cuisine, very crunchy and scented. They are dry biscuits with almonds, obtained by cutting slices...
Friccò all’Eugubina: the perfect Sunday stew

Friccò all’Eugubina: the perfect Sunday stew

Discover a special stew from Gubbio, Umbria The origins of this stew lay in Umbria: according to the tradition, it comes from the town of Gubbio, as the name Friccò all’Eugubina suggests. It is a stew composed by various kinds of meat: in the recipe we suggest...
Mostaccioli, the iconic smell of Christmas

Mostaccioli, the iconic smell of Christmas

The perfect Christmas cookies “Mostaccioli” (or mustacciuoli) are diamond-shaped, spiced cookies covered in chocolate icing, eaten during Christmas time and popular in centre and southern Italy. These cookies are traditionally prepared from December...
Christmas markets in Italy, the ones not to miss

Christmas markets in Italy, the ones not to miss

Experience Christmas at its most Although Christmas is a purely religious holiday, in Italy the cultural component is just as important, if not more so. Among decorated streets, Christmas trees, nativity scenes, lights, endless and wonderful family meals, the...
Pinza onta and schizzotto, two amazing focaccias 

Pinza onta and schizzotto, two amazing focaccias 

Two culinary delights from Veneto All around Italy you can try many different types of focaccias, all of which will surprise you with amazing flavours and textures. This time we want to bring you on a culinary journey to Veneto, a region in Northern Italy, to...
Polenta: an old-fashioned specialty to warm you up

Polenta: an old-fashioned specialty to warm you up

You may know it as cornmeal, but if you want to try the actual Italian dish you should call it Polenta Feeling cold and hungry? Polenta is here just for you! It is ideal to have a satisfying lunch at a mountain hut or to share a homemade meal with your loved ones or...
Piadina Romagnola: Romagna’s iconic food

Piadina Romagnola: Romagna’s iconic food

An ancient street food from Central Italy The “piadina romagnola” or “piada romagnola” it’s a simple ancient street food from Emilia Romangna, made with wheat flour, lard or olive oil, baking soda or yeast, salt and water. It was traditionally cooked on a clay pan...
Teste di moro, a traditional Neapolitan cake with an atypical name

Teste di moro, a traditional Neapolitan cake with an atypical name

A delicious Italian masterpiece Teste di moro, or mallomars, as they’re best known worldwide, find their origins in Naples and they are basically chocolate pralines with a tender sponge-cake centre, softened with liqueur and usually covered with icing and chocolate...
Malloreddus alla campidanese: tradition and taste from Sardegna

Malloreddus alla campidanese: tradition and taste from Sardegna

Malloreddus, “little bulls” Let us have a taste of Sardinian tradition with Malloreddus, generally more known as “gnocchetti sardi”, which literally means “little gnocchi from Sardegna”. It is a typical and delicious food deriving from the Sardinian...
Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

Melanzane a pullastiello: Napoli welcomes you!

City of art, sea and… food! Everybody is crazy about Neapolitan food, and there is a good reason for it. Among all the specialities that make this beautiful city one of the most visited by food lovers, we count not only the world-wide famous pizza, but also...
A delicacy straight from the sea: bottarga

A delicacy straight from the sea: bottarga

A modest start for such a bougie ingredient The origin of this special food comes from Nile Delta, formed in Egypt in the 10th century B.C. Later bottarga spread its fame onto other countries although the name comes from Italian origins. The typical bottarga is...
Cannoli, the sweetest pride for every Sicilian

Cannoli, the sweetest pride for every Sicilian

Sweeten your day with some Cannoli: one of the many Sicilian culinary masterpieces They are recognized worldwide and they are one of the most iconic pastries of Sicilian cuisine, as well as the entire Italian cuisine. Long ago, Cannoli were made only during Carnival...
Tiella barese: rice, potatoes and mussels

Tiella barese: rice, potatoes and mussels

Tiella barese is an original and traditional recipe in the Apulia region. It is a dish prepared with rice, mussels, and potatoes, typical of Bari cuisine. This specialty can be compared to paella, but the Bari way of seasoning is different from the Spanish one,...
Olive taggiasche: from Liguria with love

Olive taggiasche: from Liguria with love

A real treasure for gourmets, “Taggiasche” olives make each dish unique and tasty Characterized by a particular taste, olive taggiasche owe their name to Taggia, a village situated in the province of Imperia. Even if nowadays they are considered Italian,...
Trattoria means tradition and authenticity

Trattoria means tradition and authenticity

The common imagery pictures the trattoria as a rustic and welcoming place. Is this dreaming vision nowadays still alive? The (very) good answer is: yes! Trattorie as we imagine still exist and they are all over Italy. Welcoming and informal places, where people sit at...
Italian tomatoes, a red and juicy love story

Italian tomatoes, a red and juicy love story

Solanum lycopersicum: one of the most used product in the Italian and global cuisine The tomatoes are a typical annual plant. The red fruits of this plant are widely used in kitchens all over the world. The term tomato is attributed to the botanist Pietro Andrea...
Fettuccelle, a traditional homemade Italian pasta

Fettuccelle, a traditional homemade Italian pasta

Fettuccelle and a bit of its history Fettuccelle is a typical Italian homemade pasta. It’s originally from the central and southern Italy and It is made from a mixture of semolina and egg. Fettuccelle is part of the Fettuccine family and are mainly used in Roman...
The best Italian pizzerias (and more) according to Gambero Rosso

The best Italian pizzerias (and more) according to Gambero Rosso

Attention to details and very high quality: this is the only way for pizzerias to obtain the Gambero Rosso award. Pizza, a popular dish turned gourmet. The challenge is enormous, expectations are high, pizza makers become artists and the competition can begin!...
Italian coffee: a bitter treasure with an ancient origin

Italian coffee: a bitter treasure with an ancient origin

It is one of the most old heritage of the Italian tradition and a great part of the typical Italian routine. Its origin is as ancient as charming and covers an international surface. You can’t go to Naples and don’t drink a real Italian coffee: caffè...
The regional cuisine: welcome to Piedmont

The regional cuisine: welcome to Piedmont

An important gastronomic, traditional and ancient cuisine: Piedmont welcomes you with many amazing dishes. Let’s discover the most famous ones. We can divide the typical Piedmont recipe into two groups: those from the noble tradition of Savoia’s royal...
The long journey of cookbooks through different historical times

The long journey of cookbooks through different historical times

The secret behind Italian cuisine Nowadays Italian cuisine enjoys widespread popularity, as well as several particular regional traditions. Among Italians, the different and typical recipes play a huge role in everyday life and they are regarded as a symbol of pride...
Meet the truffle, king of the kitchen

Meet the truffle, king of the kitchen

Truffle: a secret treasure hidden in the ground Contemplated in antiquity as the food of the gods, with handed down aphrodisiac properties, the truffle plays a role as a true sovereign within Italian cuisine. It was during the Middle Ages, especially in Italian noble...
SAN MICHELE

SAN MICHELE

From May 2014 we welcome our guests to our new location in Uhlenhorst! Our Master Franco loves to thrill his guests with culinary delights, each dish is cooked only with the best ingredients on the market. This is the principle on which our master Franco has been...
7 incredible specialties of Italian street food

7 incredible specialties of Italian street food

Written by Gabriella Quercia What is the real Italian Street Food tradition? “cuoppo”, “arrosticini” and so on. A triumph of taste. Nowadays streets are full of food trucks, kiosks and stands where food is the real protagonist. In Italy, there are many symbols of...
Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

Easter sweets: a guide across Italy’s tradition

Written by Gabriella Quercia Easter is the perfect time to celebrate with lots of food. Let’s start a trip across Italy’s tradition Easter is coming, and it is one of the sweetest holidays of the year. When thinking about Easter it is impossible to not...
Pizza, a food that is also good for your health. Here is why

Pizza, a food that is also good for your health. Here is why

Written by Gabriella Quercia Pizza margherita is good for your health! This typical Italian food is one of the best for both Italians and foreigners. We have good news for you: pizza is not only delicious but, according to some scientific researches, it is also...
Top 5 Italian recipes so easy it’s almost like cheating

Top 5 Italian recipes so easy it’s almost like cheating

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Written by Arnaldo Pangia You’re inviting someone for dinner and you want to impress them… too bad you don’t really feel like putting too much time, effort or money to cook something too fancy. We’ve all been there. Fortunately for you...
PIZZA NOSTRA

PIZZA NOSTRA

Pizza, focaccia pugliese, saltimbocca, calzoni, lasagne, home made tiramisù: try the Italian traditional falvours at Pizza Nostra. Prenzlauer Berg meets the four generation traditional specialities of Pizza Nostra Pizza in slices, stuffed, rolled, traditional pizza,...