Panettone Maximo, the IV Panettone Festival in Rome
Italy Travel · 01 December 2022
"Panettone Maximo" is back for its fourth edition, the festival that rewards the best artisan panettone from the capital and Lazio, scheduled for Sunday 4 December at the "La Serra" event space of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. A fabulous Christmas Market with tastings and sale of panettone, show cooking by pastry chefs from the best restaurants in Rome and the competition that will elect "The best panettone in Rome". The winners will be decided by a jury of experts from the pastry industry.
Ferragamo Sales increasing - new Collection by new Creative Director
Italian Design · 30 November 2022
Sales at Italian luxury goods group Salvatore Ferragamo rose by 12.7 percent annually driven by strong demand in Europe. Revenues reached €921 million euros in the January-September period. The success of the new collections for spring-summer 2023 “adds further confidence in the acceleration of investment in the second half of the year.” Maximilian Davis was appointed creative director in March as part of the new CEO’s plans to revamp the brand - and launch of nomadic travel collection.

How to impress your guests with this Italian Pumpkin Recipe!
Italian Cuisine · 29 November 2022
Here comes autumn: the Pumpkin flan with porcini mushroom reduction and crunchy Parmigiano Reggiano wafer is a great appetizer or a delicious side dish. The recipe, quite easy to prepare, is ideal for Sunday lunch or a dinner with friends. Remarkably, there are now more pumpkins grown in Italy than in America. From all Italian regions, it is most loved in the Veneto region. Called there Marina di Chioggia, also known as sea pumpkin, after its native town in the lagoon, is the most popular.
Florence Food Events in November!
Italy Travel · 28 November 2022
Culinary appointments of the month not to be missed in Florence and surroundings: the Fettunta festival. At the event, it will be possible to taste specialties such as fettunta, ribollita, pasta with wild boar, with new olive oil and then crostini with chicken livers, coccoli with raw ham and stracchino and also peposo accompanied by Tuscan wine. Then the Polenta Festival in Pozzale and Ciccia Show in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and the start of the olive harvest, producing the finest olive oil.

Italian Coffee Cups : how to start breakfast with Italian Joy!
Italian Design · 27 November 2022
Here some examples of Italian breakfast cups; indispensable and functional and make the moment of awakening special, with their colourful Italian design! Whether they are personalized cups with Italian proverbs or Names or Star sign. Alternatively, you can choose some beautiful ceramic cups with traditional and modern design. On top of that, many Italian coffee brands such as Illy, Lavazza, Hausbrandt and many more offer beautiful branded designs.
Via Tornabuoni in Florence opens the Christmas Season!
Italy Travel · 26 November 2022
The lighting of via Tornabuoni, famous shopping street in the centre of Florence officially kicked off the Christmas season as well as the inauguration of the Christmas market in Piazza Santa Croce. The council did not want to give up on Christmas lighting, hence a more sustainable lighting approach with LED lights. Shop owners are looking forward to a better season after the huge fall-out due to covid. Luxury Italian brands line Via Tornabuoni well as fabulous eateries, and famous palazzi.

Boom of second homes: Italians are changing their lifestyle
Italian Style · 24 November 2022
There is a boom in the purchase of second homes among Italians. Whether by the sea or in the mountains, the important thing is that they are suitable for smart working and to get away from the daily environment and routine. This increase is particularly evident in seaside cities – where the increase is as much as 43.4% – the increase remains significant even in the mountains and lakeside resorts.
Castradina a Venetian dish from the 1600s to celebrate the Festa della Salute
Italy Travel · 23 November 2022
Every November 21s in Venice the Madonna della Salute is celebrated to commemorate the end of the plague epidemic which had affected the city between 1630 and 1631. A pilgrimage is made by the faithful to the majestic church of Madonna della Salute at the foot of the Grand Canal and on the tables of the Venetians cannot miss the typical dish of this festival, the Castradina - a traditional Venetian mutton soup. As thanks to the end of the plague Doge Nicolò Contarini commissioned the Basilica.

"With the sky inside", the show for the 600th anniversary of Brunelleschi's Dome
Italy Travel · 21 November 2022
On November 24, the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore finally celebrates the 600th anniversary of Brunelleschi's Dome due to covid the celebrations had been interrupted. And for the occasion, the theatrical show "With the sky inside" will be staged right inside the Cathedral. With the sky inside is the title of an unpublished work of poetry for dramaturgy by Davide Rondoni that Giancarlo Cauteruccio stages with original music by Roberto Fabbriciani, produced by the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore.
Confindustria: the value of Italian fashion in the economy and in culture
Italian Design · 20 November 2022
Italian fashion is considered one of the most important in the world. Italian fashion is also linked to concept of "Made in Italy", a brand of merchandise that vouches for excellence in creativity and craftsmanship. The Industry Body Confindustria moda presented the new study carried out by Censis to document the current situation of the Made in Italy Textile, Fashion and Accessory industry, in Rome and presented the photo book by Heinz Schattner "Images of a journey through Italian Fashion".

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