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What is the most famous Italian red wine in the world? Among experts in the wine world, one of the most renowned and prize-winning names abroad is without doubt Brunello di Montalcino, the preview of which has just ended.
Italy has many Carnivals, each with different traditions – food and custom wise – but a common thread: fritters! From castagnole to ciambelle, here are the recipes by La Cucina Italiana to properly replicate Italian Carnival at home.
International Women’s Day on March 8th is nearly here: feel like giving a twist to the usual dinner with girlfriends only? Travel with Swide in Europe for much more interesting options to spruce up your girlie weekends.
Gourmand for a long time, they would have never imaged to geographically replace a Michelin outpost in Milan, Alice. Little did they know. They did it, and how: Stefano Sardella and Davide Viviani talk to Swide about the challenges of owning up to such a great legacy.
Starting from the Acqua Paola Fountain which starred in the first, beautiful scene of the Great Beauty by Paolo Sorrentino, here are the most beautiful fountains of Rome, from the renowned Trevi Fountain to the much less known Turtle Fountain.
Easy to make and delicious to taste, Zabaglione is an Italian cream that gives us energy and vitamins. Learn how easy it is to replicate at home following La Cucina Italiana’s recipe.
Claudio Arciglione, Gold Restaurant’s Executive Chef, tells us how to cook the perfect healthy dish with ceral-crusted umbrine and a coulis of candied cherry tomatoes.
Swide has a list of all the hot destinations to visit this year and all the reasons why you should do go too. This time Swide’s pocket guide takes you to Arizona: foodies, nature and art lovers should head there right now. Here is why.
Follow Swide on a journey that will bring you to all the sweet delicacies produced in the Bel Paese. Let’s celebrate Carnival with Carnival fritters, a 100% Italian specialty almost each Region is fond of.
From Pompeii to Herculaneum with a stop in Torre Annunziata, here are the must-see locations if you are fond of archeology and visiting Naples (or the surrounding areas).
If you are on one of the canals of the Most Serene Republic of Venice enjoying the Carnival, please do not order a “pizza” or “cotoletta”: you’re neither in Naples nor in Milan. But rather, one of the following typical foods.
From Italian food to ethnic cuisine, many restaurants have popped up in Milan recently also thanks to the upcoming Expo. Where you should head to when in Milan for Fashion Week? Swide’s pocket guide to all the novelties.
Rainbow bright towns are typical in Italy, with pockets of beautiful buildings mostly located near the water that gives them an even more intriguing hue. Whether it’s the candy-colored port of Procida or the light blue of Ponza’s sea, here are some of the colorful cities Italy is dotted with.
Swide will take you on a gustative journey of Italy’s regions through their typical dishes, one recipe at the thanks to La Cucina Italiana. This week we are headed to Lombardy, Northern Italy, to teach you how to make Risotto alla Milanese.
The fashion pack hails to Milan this week anxious for fashion, fun and food. Blogger Tamu McPherson from All the Pretty Birds dishes out her personal advice on what to do and where to go while in the Italian fashion capital.
There’s more going on in Italy this week that Milan Fashion Week. On Tuesday 18th February the Sanremo Music Festival hails in the Ligurian city. The beacon of the beauty of this part of Italy Sanremo is famed for the festival and its flowers, but there’s much more to see in this part of Liguria.
With the seventh and final season of AMC’s Mad Men breaking onto our screens April 13, the show’s creator Matthew Weiner has turned the promotional ads into 1960s styled graphics by design icon Milton Glaser.
Italian footballer David Astori is enjoying probably the best spell of his career at Cagliari since he arrived at the Sardian club in 2008-9 from AC Milan. Swide caught up with the he 6ft 2' defender backstage at a photo shoot for Men's Health magazine and had a chat about life outside of football.
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