Italian cuisine

Reflections on the Arabic influence on Italian cuisine

The Mediterranean connects three continents: Europe, Africa and Asia. The peoples who settled in the Mediterranean developed various languages, religions, philosophies and cultures that represent distinct blends of nuances from each civilization. This is particularly evident in the world famous cuisines that make up the region, revealing the strong influence of the Arab world. I […]

Italian cuisine

I got through COVID-19 serving Italian food in my Indian town

After losing my dream job at a top Italian restaurant in Mumbai, I started my own takeaway business serving pasta with an Indian twist in my parents’ kitchen. By Bhargav Joshi MUMBAI, Dec 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – I never thought I would start anything on my own until I lost my job as a […]

Italy government

Italian government orders Christmas and New Year lockdown to prevent COVID outbreak

By Crispian Balmer, Angelo Amante ROME (Reuters) – Italy will be placed under national lockdown for much of the Christmas and New Year holidays, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday, as the government seeks to prevent a further rise in coronavirus cases. The announcement ended days of indecision and bickering within the coalition, which […]

Italian cuisine

5th Annual Global Italian Food Week India Celebrates Home Cooking-ANI

New Delhi [India]December 4 (ANI/NewsSee): The 5th edition of World Italian Food Week (WWIC) in India officially kicked off on November 23. The culinary extravaganza was organized by a multitude of entities, including the Italian Embassy in New Delhi, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Italian Trade Agency, the Consulates General in Mumbai and Calcutta, the […]