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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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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