About 350 meters in length by one ton in weight and more than 15 thousand portions to be distributed for free: these are the numbers of the world's longest focaccia, produced by 14 bakers of the Genoa Bakers Association on Saturday, April 15 in the streets of the center of the Ligurian capital.In front of the Ducal Palace there was the official "pr...

So begins the ever-strange ode to the inhabitants of Genova made by the master of the Italian tongue himself, Dante Alighieri. In a way, that simple sentence defines in every sense how the rest of Italy views the people I’m proud to call my own. Indeed, we Genovese are a strange people compared to what’s considered the Italian norm. When the averag...

The geographical diversity of North Italy is its most outstanding feature. It has a sun-drenched Riviera and Adriatic coastal areas contrasting with Alpine Alps and glacial lakes. Many local delicacies and cultural gems are there in the towns. Italy Northern cities include some of the country’s wealthiest counties and are a top location for premium...

Researchers in Italy have engineered an artificial leaf that can be embedded within plants to create electricity from raindrops or wind. It functions extremely well under rainy or windy conditions to light up LED lights and power itself, according to a report by IEEE Spectrum published on Wednesday. Fabian Meder, a researcher studying bioinspired s...

As part of a national initiative to promote reading among the Italian public, the Ligurian port city of Genoa has been named Italian Book Capital 2023 by the Ministry of Culture. Recognizing the power books and words hold, the naming of the “Italian Book Capital” — which lasts for one year — was inscribed into law on February 13, 2020 (mere weeks b...

The National Museum of Italian Emigration (MEI) is a magnificent institution that finally pays tribute to the stories of millions of Italians who have left our country: in the distant past or even recently, from every place in Italy, heading for every place in the world. It is a diaspora that Italy has not yet fully come to terms with, a trauma tha...

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, has started laying the BlueMed submarine cable: the announcement was given this morning during a press conference in the presence of mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, president of the Liguria Region Giovanni Toti, Sparkle CEO Enrico Bagnasco, and Jayne Stowell...

Genoa, Italy, is a hidden gem filled with palaces showcasing Gothic architecture, cobblestone streets, and historic shops and restaurants all overlooking the Ligurian Sea. But there might be even more history in Genoa than meets the eye. Construction workers recently unearthed an ancient stove that dates back about 2,000 years to the year 300, acco...

Whether it's because of its tantalising flavour profile or the excellent balance of textures, Italian food has become a global favourite. Apart from the well-known dishes that the cuisine has to offer, there is also much more to explore in this cuisine. One such element of Italian cuisine is the wonderful sauces that it has to offer. Arrabbiata and...

Pandolce Genovese translates literally to “sweet bread”, one of the biggest icons of the Genoan cuisine and tradition. It used to be served on the days of Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Epiphany. Nowadays you can taste Pandolce Genovese all year round, as it is regularly produced all over the country. The traditional recipe for Pandolce Genovese co...