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American Crunch

American Crunch

American Crunch The first American Food Store in Milano Over 500 selected products imported directly from the United States of America – including iconic foods from Twinkies (from Woody Harrelson’s film Zombieland), Fruit Loops, Lucky Charms, Jack Daniel’s famous BBQ sauce to Pizza flavor Pringles. For homesick Americans, we carry peanut butter, Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups, ... »

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a home-cooked Shepherd’s Pie recipe. The recipe which originated in Ireland in the 18C is now a classic family recipe throughout the UK and US. Every mom has their own version and you can put your own twist by adding your favorite vegetables or cheeses. My mom always hand mashed the potatoes in large batch... »

Italian Style Christmas

Italian Style Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And although you may be far from home, make the most of the season with our tips on how to celebrate an Italian Style Christmas. Your beginner’s kit should include first and foremost a Nativity Scene or presepe. These are essential during the holiday season and in Italy they have historical significance. Since the times of the Etruscans people have wors... »

48 Hours in Florence

48 Hours in Florence

Day 1 In the heart of Tuscany, Florence is where the Renaissance movement began. It is filled with art galleries, museums, and buildings that need to be seen during any visit. The first stop on this trip is to the city’s most popular art museum the Uffizi Gallery. The gallery is one of the best in Italy, and the world, and it includes pieces from famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelang... »

History, wine and nature in a glass… or two!

History, wine and nature in a glass… or two!

As they say, life’s too short to drink bad wine, which is a perfect reason for visiting Val Tidone! Just an hour’s drive south of Milan will put you in the center of a landscape that is characterized by endless waves of vineyard creating glorious panoramas. The terroir of the Val Tidone is perfect for growing the vines that produce the famous wines of the Colli Piacentini, and many prestigio... »

Tortelli di Carnevale

Tortelli di Carnevale

Tortelli di Carnevale are deep-fried puffs, coated with sugar.  A delight for adults and kids alike.  They can be served empty or filled with chocolate, whipped cream or other kinds of cream. The filling is inserted with a pastry syringe, after the tortelli are cooked and have cooled down. This popular and affordable Italian dessert is typical of Lombardy and traditionally eaten during Carneval we... »

Ta Hua – Chinese Restaurant

Ta Hua – Chinese Restaurant

Ta Hua is a traditional yet modern Hong Kong Restaurant in Milan. Founded 40 year ago by Mr. Shou and his wife, Sucin, the restaurant is currently run by their children and offers a real “Hong Kong Experience” with refined and authentic dishes. For more information visit: http://www.tahua.org Contact Details: Tel. +39.02.66987042/+39.328.62.41.351 Opening Hours: 11.45-14.45/18.00-23.00 »

Superpolo

Superpolo

YOUR STORE FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTS AND MUCH MORE! Three stores located in the center of Milan and online shopping across Italy, offering a selection of organic foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, health products and ethnic foods, where all tastes and dietary needs can be accommodated! Our rich assortment of products is the result of a tireless and extensive search that for over thirty years has guide... »

Cassoeula Recipe

Cassoeula Recipe

Cassoeula [kaˈsøla] specialty typically from Milan, Lombardy. It is considered a ‘poor man’s dish,’ prepared with Savoy cabbage and pork, in fact it uses less choicer parts of the latter, but makes for a hearty winter meal. As per tradition, the cabbage should be used only after the first frost. It was a favorite of conductor Arturo Toscanini who described it as a “pleasure that it furnishes... »

Pizzoccheri Recipe

Pizzoccheri Recipe

“Pizzoccheri” is a phenomenal Italian recipe commonly found at ski resorts in northern Italy. This pasta dish, served generally in winter, is a tradition of Valtellina in Northern Lombardy. The recipe, not suitable for those lactose intolerant, has two fundamental ingredients, buckwheat pasta and mountain cheese, lots and lots of mountain cheese. There is no “light” version to this dish, attemptin... »