All the Italian Cookies…

Listing the cookies on the market in Italy is a though job. I thought I knew them all, either from the childhood memories, to nostalgic memories while living in the US, but when I tried to list them all I got lost. Definitely the main brand name is ”Mulino Bianco, ” (in France also called […]

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Tiramisú—Origins and Variations

The Italian dessert par excellence Tiramisú (which means literally “Pick me up!”) was first created in Treviso. It all started with the “sbatudin“, a poor and energetic sweet made from egg yolk mounted with sugar, intended above all for children, the elderly, and convalescents. And I can testify to that, having grown up in that […]

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Treviso: “THE” town for Aperitivo

If there is one place where there are plenty of outdoors caffees that is Treviso, and Treviso area is the main producer of the famous Prosecco.  I already provided an intro to Treviso with “Treviso, way off the beaten path….”, so we know that it is a “well-off” city, first because of its ties with […]

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