While focaccia is most closely associated with Liguria,  various iterations of the beloved flatbread stud the peninsula…and a few miles beyond – here's a look at three that are native to Sicily.   The nuns invented it Palermo's sfincione is one of the Sicilian capital's must-eat street foods. A pizza by the slice of sorts, sfincione has humble orig...

Food exports in Italy exceeded imports for the first time in "recent history" last year, when global food markets were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the country's main agriculture federation said Thursday. Data released by Coldiretti showed that Italy's agricultural and food exports last year rose 1.7 percent to a record high of 46.1 billio...

Roman wines are just as palate-pleasing as the capital's signature foods. Here's a look at some wines produced in Lazio so that you can drink like a Roman when in Rome – or at home.  Lazio’s best wine comes from Frascati, a city and wine region around 20 miles southeast of Rome. It's best known for white wines produced from a mix of grape varieties...

“Made in Italy: a story rooted in a deep culture of beauty, uniqueness and harmony, combined with the ingenuity and vision that, throughout the centuries, helped Italy innovate in all arts and industries. Part of our Made in Italy’s history of excellence and innovation is written daily by the people of nautical industry.” This is what Lamberto Taco...

The year of the pandemic records a historic record for Italian pasta exports, which in 2020 have exceeded 3.1 billion, recording a double-digit growth (+16%) compared to the previous twelve months. In clear countertendency with respect to the general trend of exports of products made in Italy. Among the most significant data recorded by the agricul...

For our new video series with wine connoisseur Danilo Poggio, the first stop is in Barolo, Italy’s City of Wine for 2021. The Italian association of Città del Vino, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, has officially chosen the charming village in the Langhe hills as an Italian wine ambassador. To celebrate this inc...

Maserati. A trident inspired by Neptune in Piazza Maggiore, in the city of red and blue, Bologna. From humble beginnings in 1914 manufacturing cars for others to eye-wateringly beautiful 1950s racecars to exotica today. And this—a royal blue Levante GTS with red leather interior delivered into my manicured paws with a view to obtaining a view. Lead...

Same format, new products. However, innovation is always the protagonist of the seventh edition of the Miglior Prodotto Food 2021 (Best Food Product) award. From the selection of 100% Italian local raw materials to the proposal of new recipe combinations; from the sustainability of the production chain to the attention to wellness and health, up to...

At a recent tasting of wines from Maremma, I began to think…this region of Tuscany is often compared to Provence, northwest of the area by some 400 miles and around the bend of the Ligurian Sea, but comparisons with Sicily, almost 650 miles due south, bear remarkable similarities. Both see fewer tourists than other Italian regions, yet there are so...

We're in San Nicandro Garganico, Italy, and today we're going to see how caciocavallo cheese is made. Caciocavallo is one of the most popular cheeses here in southern Italy, and it's famous for its elongated shape. What we're going to see today is a special kind of caciocavallo, the Podolico kind, which is made with the raw milk of Podolica cattle,...