The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is one of Italy's top tourist destinations. But while many visitors probably come here for the beach, food tours, and ancient ruins, they have been possibly overlooking one of the best wine regions in the country—until recently. Formed less than a decade ago, the Consorzio di Tutela Vini DOC Sicil...

October is here! Many people will tell you that fall is their favorite time of year. In my little world of cooking, I enjoy summer the most, from savoring the sweet strawberries of June to the fat peppers and eggplants of late August. What can compare to fresh beefsteak tomatoes with olive oil and basil or sweet corn slathered in butter and crunchy...

Seadas is one of the first dishes to spring to mind when one thinks of Sardinia. What's intriguing about the cuisine of the Tyrrhenian island is that it's indisputably Mediterranean while being so distinctly Sardinian. The hinterland-covered island surrounded by translucent blue water plays host to a trove of gastronomic treasures, which bear both...

Oscar Farinetti , founder of Eataly, spoke at the Rossopomodoro convention at Fico Eataly World, announcing the relaunch of the American partnership of the two groups. "Eataly North America and Rossopomodoro, the Neapolitan pizza brand, together in development for another 9 years", said Farinetti, during his speech at the event which saw the presen...

When Judy Garland sang “Over The Rainbow” in 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, she could have been referring to a pair of custom-made Salvatore Ferragamo wedges. Ferragamo – then known as the “shoemaker to the stars” – crafted the 8.5cm rainbow-coloured platforms for Garland in 1938, in what would become one of the defining designs of his career. Though...

The Tiramisú, story, curiosity, recipe. The word Tiramisù can be found in Italian dictionaries since 1982. The Tiramisù spread in Italy around 1980 and has conquered the whole world. The origins of tiramisù Its origins are disputed between Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is said that Tiramisù originated in the Veneto in the 1960s and 1970s, wh...

Lemon Delight, or Delizia al Limone, is synonymous with the Amalfi Coast. These mini sponge cakes filled and coated with lemon custard were created in 1978 by Carmine Marzuillo, a pastry chef from the Amalfi Coast, and the Lemon Delight immediately became one of Campania's most popular desserts. Along came pastry chef Sal De Riso, with whom the dol...

After years of trying to lure arguably the most iconic automobile brand in the world, the Carousel Motor Group (CMG) officially opened a Ferrari dealership on Sept. 9. The dealership, called Twin Cities Performance, is located southeast of Highway 169 and Interstate 394 in Golden Valley. Carousel Motor Group, the automotive division of the Pohlad C...

Dieci storie di design italiano. Una raccolta fresca e stimolante di punti di vista, esperienze, sguardi, studi, prospettive di personaggi più o meno noti, ma sempre interessanti. Una panoramica di quello che è oggi il mondo del progetto, che poggia su basi storiche e si apre al mondo, con contaminazioni ed esiti a tratti sorprendenti. Dieci testim...

The extra virgin olive oil is an irreplaceable ingredient, and ever-present one in Italian cuisine: in first and second courses, on vegetables and on bruschettas, or simply on plain bread. In Italy there are over 500 olive varieties and several areas of the national territory dedicated to oil production, allowing for the production of many varietie...