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Italian cuisine. Typical trattoria of Milan “Trattoria Ambrosiana”

Italian cuisine. Typical trattoria of Milan “Trattoria Ambrosiana”

December 18th, 2012

If you are looking for typical Italian food in Milan and are especially interested in trying local dishes, than you should definitely drop in to the Trattoria Ambrosiana. There are those who treat trattorias with condescension repudiating them as places of low quality food, but true Italians know these are the only eateries where they […]

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Shopping. Souvenirs and Pinocchio

Shopping. Souvenirs and Pinocchio

November 1st, 2012

Survival for old good fictional heroes is more than difficult in this era of new idols like Shrek, Alex and Marty, and Megamind. Italian adoration for their wooden toy Pinocchio is, thus, rather surprising. And it doesn’t only exist among the smallest ones, adults keep telling jests about the growing nose as long as they […]

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Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Codfish in milk sauce with baked potatoes

Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Codfish in milk sauce with baked potatoes

October 29th, 2012

I guess the process of baking potatoes is of no secret to you, so I’ll just skip it. But there was a delicious and fresh sauce to go with potatoes, which is also very easy to make, so I just can’t help giving it recipe here. Mix ricotta cheese with sour cream 1 to 1. […]

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Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Recipes. Onion soup

Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Recipes. Onion soup

October 29th, 2012

Here goes the second dish of the menu, the onion soup. Ingredients (serves 4): 3 big onions 3 table spoons of olive oil 2 table spoons of flour 2 glass of water 1 vegetable bouillon cube salt pepper Preparation: Slice the onions. In a saucepan heat the oil, add your sliced onions, close with a […]

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Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Recipes. Chickpea mash with shrimps

Italian cuisine from Giuseppe. Recipes. Chickpea mash with shrimps

October 29th, 2012

Saturday evening our Italian friend Giuseppe invited us for one of his famous finger-licking dinners. Normally these events are regarded almost as national feasts and those invited keep their stomachs empty for a couple of days. Giuseppe, instead, spends those days emptying his mind in order to place some freshly invented recipes there, as he […]

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Restaurants and bars in Milan. De Santis and the best Panini I’ve ever tried

Restaurants and bars in Milan. De Santis and the best Panini I’ve ever tried

October 26th, 2012

It is well known in Italy that the staple of diet for the constantly growing group of aspiring and actual businessmen, innumerable office clerks and eternally busy managers consists in panini, tramezzini and other types of stuffed bread. At least during lunch time. To be honest, I’ve always considered it to be just a handy […]

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Restaurants and bars in Milan. Beer at Pazzeria and the night of flying computers

Restaurants and bars in Milan. Beer at Pazzeria and the night of flying computers

October 21st, 2012

For those who in Italy from a glass of red wine, white wine or spumante still choose a pint of beer Pazzeria is definitely a place to visit. Both amateurs and real beer gurus will find it remarkable since the choice here is almost unlimited and the waiter can always fetch you some new label […]

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Esmeralda, the apple of my eye, or falling in love at the Genoa Boat Show

Esmeralda, the apple of my eye, or falling in love at the Genoa Boat Show

October 20th, 2012

The first impressions of the Genoa Boat Show 2012 have been already described in the previous post and I’d rather not repeat myself. I’d been sniffing around for about an hour in the middle of brand new yachts and speedy cutters when at some miraculous point the crowd drifted away and I saw HER. HER […]

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52nd Genoa International Boat Show

52nd Genoa International Boat Show

October 18th, 2012

It is becoming almost a tradition that the very first post of my blog has nothing to do with Milan I live in. Well, what can I do if there are so many interesting events going on out of my city? Obviously, being under the thumb of my curiosity I lock my cat at home […]

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