Food Notes & Tousim06/08/2012

The big challenge of the monovariety oils of Olitalia

Recently also a well renowned producer marketed a series of extra virgin olive oils created to make the best of some of the most famous oil varieties. Nice bottles with top quality content

di Luigi Caricato
Food Notes & Tousim06/08/2012

Pumpkin, sage and almond candy

A recipe by the chef Valentino Bontempi, one of the most appreciated interpreters on Italian cuisine in Russia. He works at the restaurant Bontempi in Moscow

di Valentino Bontempi
Food Notes & Tousim06/08/2012

Some herbal agents could prevent sunburn

Golden serpent fern and Asian ginseng, when taken orally, may reduce the local and systemic negative effects of UV light exposure

di S. C.

Food Notes & Tousim04/08/2012

How to lower blood pressure naturally

di S. C.
Food Notes & Tousim02/07/2012

Anchovy cookies

A recipe by Valentino Bontempi, chef at the Bontempi Italian Restaurant in Moscow, for a bit of Italian cuisine in your summer 2012

di Valentino Bontempi
Food Notes & Tousim02/07/2012

An Arpagone for a pure Sangiovese

The power of culture. The vineyard Prato al Pozzo of Francesca Quiriconi in Cinignano, Italy, exploits a character from Moliere for a Montecucco doc

di Maria Carla Squeo

Food Notes & Tousim02/07/2012

The yellow gold of Vetrere on the summer tables

Apulia is at the top of quality for oils and olive trees. The sisters Anna Maria and Francesca Bruni present an extra virgin olive oil that merges the Ogliarola Salentina and the Cellina di Nardò varieties with the Frantoio, Leccino and Nocellare del Belice cultivars

di Maria Carla Squeo
Food Notes & Tousim02/04/2012

Onion's soul

Even an onion has got a soul. And if you don’t believe so, read these beautiful words that Mrs. Erica Jong - american novelist, poet and essayist - wrote in her book Fruit and Vegetables

di T N
Food Notes & Tousim06/02/2012

Smell is a suave, elusive, sensual sense

Hans Schnier, protagonist of one of Heinrich Böll’s novels, used to smell perfumes, aromas and scents, a mix of absolutely intangible fragrances, impossible to transmit and to distinguish even in presence of the source itself


Food Notes & Tousim02/01/2012

Feuerbach, mixed salad, eroticism and sex

Fruit and vegetables deserve devotion and admiration, and they have always inspired artists, scholars and even scientists. Every fruit of nature is a nature masterpiece in miniature, unique for form, size and color

Food Notes & Tousim02/01/2012

An easy recipe for a funny appetizer

You need only few minutes to prepare this taste onion brie. The flavour of cheese mixed with caramelized onion and caraway is delicious

di T N
Food Notes & Tousim02/01/2012

The elegance of the spicy red

The Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Oro Ruffino's 2006 arrest for his notes of tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate and black pepper. a surprise

di Maria Carla Squeo

Food Notes & Tousim02/01/2012

Volubilia, a Moroccan olive oil by Picholine variety

This extra virgin is producted on the slopes of Mount Atlas, by Christophe Gribelin in Meknes. A surprising North Africa

di Maria Carla Squeo
Food Notes & Tousim05/12/2011

More than five hundreds old trees for olive oil Gianecchia

Ten kilometers from the Adriatic an extra virgin "Colline di Brindisi", which expresses the characteristics of the area thanks to the typical fruity of the Ogliarola cultivar

di Alberto Grimelli
Food Notes & Tousim05/12/2011

To celebrate together the holidays, nothing beats a Cartizze

There is a particularly precious hillside area in Valdobbiadene (Italy) called Cartizze. From the mid 18th Century a family spent whole lifes growing grapes and to produce this supreme Prosecco

di Graziano Alderighi

Food Notes & Tousim05/12/2011

Christmas tree with coffee

Eating the Christmas tree will be a playful event with your children and it is a tasty snack for the afternoon of holidays

di Aliona Avduhova
Food Notes & Tousim05/12/2011

A hymn to the olive trees of the Garda Lake

In Italy, around the lake greatly praised by Goethe, there is an evocative and charming rural landscape. Even the poet and man of action Gabriele d’Annunzio, on the Italian masters of the twentieth century, eulogized it

di T N
Food Notes & Tousim07/11/2011

The fried beans

A simple and appetizing recipe: dry fried beans. This is a specialty from Puglia, southern Italy

di Luigi Caricato