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RIMINI: WORLD CAPITAL CITY OF GELATO

Sunday, January 14, 2018

The expo was launched on the suggestion of Italian gelato makers of artisans who wanted an international fair to support their activity.

The numbers of Sigep 2018 are impressive: 160.000 buyers from all over the world, 1250 exhibitors, 900 events 32 competitions, 92 conferences with 279 international speakers, 13 classes run by international masters of gelato, pastry and coffee.

Three are the main competitions of the expo: the Gelato World Cup, the Ladies World Pastry Championship, and the Italian Barista  Championship.

This year the show will be also enriched of a new event dedicated to the United States passion for artisanal gelato. Going Global will be a great opportunity for those who want to open a gelato shop in the US and become gelato masters. 

Don't miss this amazing event which will enrich your visit to the Italian food valley!

TASTE BOLOGNA IN AUTUMN: WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS!

TASTE BOLOGNA IN AUTUMN: WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS!
Monday, October 21, 2019

Autumn in Bologna is one of my favourite seasons, maybe because I was born in October.

There are unique elements, colours and smells, which characterize this season: the warm brown of the fields, the red of the tree leaves and pomegranate, the orange of the persimmons, the particular sunset pink light, the morning white haze, and the sense of wait.

This is the time of the roasted chestnuts, the new wine, sweet polenta, Porcini mushrooms, truffle and pumpkin tortelli!

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HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE BEST ITALIAN OLIVE OIL

HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE BEST ITALIAN OLIVE OIL
Monday, September 30, 2019

Olive oil is one of the finest Italian products. Nevertheless, one can find low quality olive oils in Italy and abroad.

How can you recognize the best Italian olive oil from imitations and budget ones?

This is the season of olives harvest and pressing. Follow me and I'll take you to discover the secrets of this precious Italian food!

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TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BOLOGNA AT CHRISTMAS TIME

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BOLOGNA AT CHRISTMAS TIME
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Bologna offers plenty of things to do at Christmas time. Here are our suggestions to live the soul of the city like a local.

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10 GOOD REASONS TO JOIN A FOOD TOUR DURING YOUR ITALIAN VACATION

10 GOOD REASONS TO JOIN A FOOD TOUR DURING YOUR ITALIAN VACATION
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A food tour is the best way to get immersed in the culture of a city. When travelling anyone should join a food tour, the best way to explore a city, eat like a local, not a tourist. Here are 10 good reasons to try a food tour on your next Italy holiday and taste the real Italian food.

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