Lost in translation

Linguistic expressions and idioms are the mirror of a population: Italian sentences that make you think, laugh and discover situations you never knew there was a word for.

Prendiamo un caffè?

To the visitor the way to take the coffee of the Italians appears a bit hasty, since it is not customary to sit at the table. Coffee is ordered at the counter, prepared in [...]

May 5th, 2019|

Sorì and Bric…what’s the meaning?

The connoisseurs of high quality Piedmontese wines from the Langhe hills know these two words: bric and sorì. However, the visitor who is not a great specialist in the best wines from Piemonte, the [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Fuori menu abbiamo

The Italian cuisine closest to that of Italian mothers is the one offered by many small restaurants, taverns and trattorias…where you can still find the most authentic regional cuisine, without an excessive expense. However, [...]

April 11th, 2019|