Why Italians don’t drink cappuccino in the afternoons

First off, apologies to the purists because the plural form is cappuccini. And no self-respecting Italian would dream of drinking a cappuccino after 11 in the morning. After a meal? “Ma perche?” – “but why?” an Italian might say – a rich and heavy, milky drink after food? Inconceivable. “But [...]
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Why Italian food rules the world

Joe Biden, former US vice-president and running in the 2020 Democratic presidential race, has very precise dietary requirements when he travels to speaking engagements. Tiramisu, or ‘pick me up’ is one of the world’s favourite desserts. Photo: William Meppem The Washington Post reported recently: “For his speeches – whether in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Fort [...]
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U.S. tariffs to hit 500 million euros of Italian food exports – farmers group

ROME (Reuters) – U.S. tariffs on European Union products will hit around 500 million euros ($547.40 million) of Italian agricultural products per year, farmers’ association Coldiretti said on Thursday. The United States has said it will slap 25% duties on an array of European foodstuffs as part of Washington’s response [...]
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ITALIAN WINE DEMAND OUTSTRIPPING SUPPLY

More people are looking for Italian wine online, but retailers don’t appear to have noticed. By Don Kavanagh | Posted Thursday, 12-Sep-2019 While France still rules the roost when it comes to what people look for on Wine-Searcher, the big winner in terms of interest is Italy – but retailers [...]
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