When we talk about food and cooking, the word “bianco” [biàn·co], white, is frequently used in the phrase “in bianco” and it means plain food without any colored sauces or additional spices.… Letter “B” :: (in) Bianco
In every single Italian house there is – at least – one. More often than not, many of them, in different sizes.… Letter “M” :: Set the Moka on fire!
The word confetti /kənˈfetiː/ is synonym for celebration. But don’t get confused with those tiny colourful paper shreds that are thrown at parties.… Did you say “Confetti”?
Words don’t come easy, an old 80’s tune said. Not for us here at Appetibilis. Words come far too easy because – I soon realised – when I devised the idea of this Appetibilis column, it was no use following the draft I had written. … Letters’ Anniversary 2016
In Italy, the holiday season brings – along with the huge amount of to-dos everybody knows – the Hamletic doubt: panettone or pandoro. Italians, from icy Alto Adige to warm Sicily, split into two parties: Panettone supporters and Pandoro fans. … Letter “P” :: Panettone or Pandoro?