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B2BALTIC

12 December 2018 News and Events

B2BALTIC

These Xmas really special surprises for the Italy Baltic Trading Hub, coupons and offer dedicated to the members.

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Bellavita, the showcase of Italian taste abroad

12 January 2018 News and Events

Bellavita, the showcase of Italian taste abroad

Last night in Amsterdam ended the third edition of the Bellavita expo dedicated to the Italian agri-food excellence, which with the fairs of London, Chicago, Warsaw and Mexico City testify once again the attention of the world for the made in Italy .

The event is reserved for the business: only buyers interested in this particular market segment can access it and only by invitation. And this year the event has increased its pool of potential buyers interested in Italian food by joining another Dutch culinary showcase dedicated to specialists in the sector, the Horecava, the l... More >>

Italian Pumpkin Coinfiture

29 November 2017 Food and Recipes

Italian Pumpkin Coinfiture

Here is the recipe of a traditional coinfiture made in Southern Italy. The main ingredient is the pumpkin, which is very popular during the Winter at the markets. For all those that love the pumkin this is another way to enjoy it. Ity is very easy to make and you could use it to bake pies and tarts.

Ingredients:

  • 1Kg of pumpkin;
  • 500gr of caster sugar;
  • 200gr of honey;
  • 100gr of raisins;
  • 150gr of almonds;
  • The skin of two oranges;
  • 2 walnuts.

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The Almond Paste. Read the recipe and make it at home

23 November 2017 Food and Recipes

The Almond Paste. Read the recipe and make it at home

In Italy, the almond  paste is used as base to make different kinds of sweets such as macarons, buiscuits or the mastromandorlo. In Apulia, the almond paste is called Royal Paste and they use it to make sweets at Christmas or for weddings.

Here is the old recipe for the almond paste that you can make at home to create tasty christmas biscuits.

Ingredients:

  • 1kg of almonds with the ... More >>

Olive oil…IN or OUT? Find out why you should include olive oil in your daily diet.

22 November 2017 Food and Recipes

Olive oil…IN or OUT? Find out why you should include olive oil in your daily diet.

Olive oil is a vegetable fat. “Fat” is not word we usually like, since it gives a negative idea because it reminds of junk food full of sugar.

The olive oil, though, is a monounsaturated fat which thanks to its molecular structure does not allow the breakdown of the triglycedes, even when it reaches high temperature. For these reason, inItaly it is common to use olive oil to fry food.

It is a very good fat, if we consider its propeties against cardio vascular deseases or against cholesterol.

In addition, olive oil is neccessary for children during t... More >>