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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.

Method. T... More >>

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 >>

Italians Traditional Temptations at the Bella Vita Expo 2017 in London

19 November 2017 Italians Go To…

Italians Traditional Temptations at the Bella Vita Expo 2017 in London

Every year in London many food fairs and events are run and this year we chose to take part to one of the most important and followed by people in the industry: Bella Vita Expo 2017.

The fair has taken place from the 18th of June to the 20th of June: three days of interviews, show cooking and Q&As. People from the Food&Beverage industry had the chance to connect, grow, export and show themselves.

We, from Italians Traditional Temptations, presented for the first time in Europe our products. Our hand-made Tarallucci of different flavours. Among them, there was the new... More >>