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No, the moka doesn’t make espresso

The moka was invented by Alfonso Bialetti back in 1933. Since then it has traveled the world and it is now a must have for coffee lovers and enthusiasts. Its popularity and original design made it earn a preferred place at the MoMa design museum in New York. Read how it was created and above all how to use this iconic coffee pot.

A People’s Place: the Tommy Hilfiger’s bar in Milan.

The Porta Venezia district offers a lot of dining opportunities. The whole area is characterized by the presence of bars and restaurants which make it particularly attractive. It's not just about Italian restaurants but rather it is precisely the multicultural scenario that makes it a neighborhood that cannot be missed when you happen to be in Milan and certainly at People's Place, Tommy Hilfiger's bar, contributes to the vibrant food scene of the Porta Venezia district.

The real Italian pesto recipe

When it comes to Italian recipes, international blogs and cooking websites are not always a 100% accurate. For this reason when it comes to Italian food the best thing to do would be to double check on Italian websites, like ours. Read the original and genuine recipe for pesto, the mouthwatering sauce made of simple ingredients available along the coasts of the Peninsula

Wine regions around Milan: Franciacorta, Valtellina and Oltrepo.

If the many landmarks of Italy and Milan are for sure the main reason people travel to the Peninsula each year, the food options of Italy and its culinary culture attract each year millions of tourists. From north to south and the islands Italy offers a very rich and diverse food experience which depends on ingredients locally available. This diversity expresses itself also through the many varieties of wines available throughout the Italian territory. If Tuscany is known the world over to be the homeland of Italian wines, the regions around Milan have nothing to envy to the rest of the italian territory.

It’s October. It’s pizza month!

In America the Italians settled mostly on the east cost and in particular in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachussets and Pennsylvania. This is the reason why, especially in New York, the pizza became so popular and to these days it is considered as a dish that cannot be given up.

In Milan fashion houses and wineries meet for a posh grape harvest

From 7 to 13 October the Via Montenapoleone and the surrounding streets will host a series of highly prestigious events, promoting the excellence of Made in Italy and once again giving great prominence to the city of Milan, and to the Italian context in general, as points of reference for a quality production that grows over time and becomes increasingly valuable.

Here is the list of the best food cultures of the world

Which are the best food cultures of the world? A recent survey by cnn.com has the answer to this question. From America to Europe and Asia these food cultures around the globe have something for everyone, according to Zoe Li (editor at cnn.com). 10. United States of America Hamburger, fries and a lot of meat! 9. Mexico Tacos, enchilladas and…hot chilli peppers! 8. Thailand Chicken and spices…kind of a lot of them! 7. Greece The smell of the mediterranean sea joins the mouth at every bite 6. India It is not just about tea and curry… 5. Japan Sushi, sashimi…