The origins of glassmaking in the area of the Venetian lagoon date very far back in history, with the first reliable reports of activity placing this art form in the 8th century. However, many centuries had to pass before the artisans of the area embarked into what would be the beginning a fully fledged and unique production of decorative glass, ev...

Il 2018 è l’Anno del Cibo Italiano. Un anno ricco di manifestazioni, iniziative ed eventi dedicati al Made in Italy enogastronomico e a tutte le sue eccellenze, che come spesso si dice “sono apprezzate e conosciute in tutto il mondo”. Ma siamo sicuri che sia proprio così? Dati alla mano, ci tocca purtroppo mettere da parte il nostro orgoglio italic...

Italian charcuterie company Levoni is expanding in the USA market. At the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, Italianfood.net interviewed the president Nicola Levoni and asked him about the new products the company is launching in the US: We would like to export every one of our Italian charcuterie specialties here.  In Italy we make 300 different kinds o...

Schola Italica, in collaborazione con l’Università degli Studi di Milano, sta selezionando laureandi, laureati e professionisti per partecipare alla Summer School "Made in Italy / Made by Italics. Italic Culture in Art, Music, Fashion, Design and Gastronomy". Si tratta di un percorso formativo residenziale finalizzato ad approfondire le peculiarità...

When you think of luxurious European cosmetics, I think we’d all look at the French beauty industry. It’s hard not to. With the likes of L’Oréal, LVMH, L’Occitane and Clinique all hailing from the country, it’s clearly a mecca for successful cosmetic powerhouses. However, there seems to be a rumble in the jungle of late, with the Italian government...

Of course Italy is the motherland of gelato, but eating gelato in Italy is, in itself, guarantee of a quality product? Well, unfortunately not. As it happens for all that is popular and edible, getting something that tastes good and is actually also "good" when it comes to its ingredients and preparation is not as simple as it may seem.  The follow...

Traditional Italian cuisine is characterized by products that are particularly linked to the history and culture of the city from which they come. One of the best known in Italy and abroad is Gianduia cream born in Piedmont. Italian Traditions will lead you to the discovery of this sweet made with hazelnuts and chocolate. Here we will also talk abo...

You might think that with a bottle of fermented grape juice, drinkability comes as standard equipment.   But, it just ain’t so. And what exactly is drinkability, anyway? Many of Italy’s wines are first and foremost food wines. That is to say, components of many Italian wines - acidity, tannins, etc. - are such that the wines not only compliment foo...

It is no secret that most Italians have an inherent eye for good design, and Italian love for home is second to none. Take these two and combine them, and what you get is the essence of Italian interior design. If you are looking for a way to meet all that you require from your home and make it the cynosure of all eyes at the same time, look no fur...

A summer trip to Italy sounds amazing, but you know what’s even better? Saving a bunch of money by going to the 305’s version of Italy instead. There’s an Italian-themed pop-up that has fun for the whole family. We’ve discovered a portal to Italy in Brickell’s new Italian-inspired food hall, La Centrale. Just follow the trail and you’ll find yourse...