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Mortadella from Bologna: what it is and how it is made

Mortadella from Bologna: what it is and how it is made

Mortadella is cooked cured pork meat that is produced only in central and northern Italy. The original recipe was codified in 1661 in the Bologna area in the Emilia-Romagna region and, since 1998, is protected by the European Union, which has g...

Hazelnut from Piedmont

Hazelnut from Piedmont

The 'Nocciola del Piemonte’ (hazelnut from Piedmont), with its spherical shape, is characterized by a fine and delicate flavour, with a very crisp pulp. Its cultivation has been introduced in the ‘Alta Langa’ area and then has spread across the Piedm...

Plasmon: Italy is the international baby food hub

Plasmon: Italy is the international baby food hub

In the historic plant in Latina, near Rome, baby food brands are being developed and produced; today, they are distributed all over the world: from the famous Biscuit to the new homogenized food. For the development and innovation of the plant, more...

Scarpato, Panettone since 1888

Scarpato, Panettone since 1888

Scarpato boasts a more than 125 year old history. It has produced Panettone, Pandoro, and sweets for special occasions for a niche market since 1888. No less than 3 days of calm, care, and respect for natural cycles are needed in order to get a Panet...

Torcolato, a sweet-not sweet wine

Torcolato, a sweet-not sweet wine

‘Torcolato’ is a DOC (Guarantee of Origin) wine of Breganze, a DOC area that extends for 15 km in the north of the province of Vicenza, in the middle of the Veneto region. Torcolato is a wine produced with dried grapes and belongs to the category ...

Pedon’s Green Station for cereals, legumes, and seeds

Pedon’s Green Station for cereals, legumes, and seeds

It is written Green Station, we read ‘Pedon’. As a matter of fact, behind the new restaurant with green soul that has recently opened its doors in Milan there is Pedon, Company at Molvena (Vicenza). The restaurant is located in Via Spadari, in a cent...

The Italian organic barley

The Italian organic barley

Even if it is not produced exclusively in Italy, the Italian organic barley is one of the most strategic horticultural products for alimentary use. The Regions which boast the most significant production of this cereal are Emilia Romagna, Umbria, Bas...

L’Aquila Saffron: the red gold

L’Aquila Saffron: the red gold

An unparalleled fragrance and colour. L’Aquila saffron contains more than 150 volatile substances, thanks to which it offers its flavour and scent. It is used in both Iberian and Middle Eastern cooking and is the key to success for many traditional r...