martedì 4 novembre 2014

Cibo e vino in Italia (e in Liguria!) - Italian (and Ligurian!) food and wine


"Italian Made" is a website developed by the Italian Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico.
It provides useful introductory information about Italian food (history...) and wines in English.

"La Cucina Italiana" is the evergreen of gourmet magazines (a must since 1929). It also comes in an international edition, whose website provides useful resources and a glossary (in English) on the subject. The website of the Italian edition is a treasure chest of recipes (in Italian).

The most exhaustive on line platform on the history of Ligurian cuisine is Ligucibario, whose Alfabeto del Gusto comes complete with more than 1,000 entries. The Liguricettario blog is a collection of the most important Ligurian recipes. Ligucibario also presents posts dedicated to the best indirizzi golosi (gourmet addresses) throughout the region - gelaterie, pasticcerie, panifici...


American Food guru Fred Plotkin's love affair with Liguria is a long standing relationship... In the's the author of "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler" dedicated his "Recipes from Paradise" to the gastronomy of the Italian Riviera - the cookbook is complete and orthodox, parola di genovese!

For a general overview about Liguria (nature, art, culture and food), "Enchanted Liguria" by David Downie and Alison Harris is a must read.

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