Sicilian Cannoli between history and curiosity   Sicilian cannoli are a very popular dessert in Italy and in the world, but do we really know their history and origin? Irene Di Liberto, writer, poet and ambassador of the Academy of Sicilian Language tells us more about them. The dessert was defined “Tubus farinarius, dulcissimo, edulio

It is the main dish in the Milanese culinary tradition, an icon of gastronomic art, famous throughout the world: the Milanese risotto   History and legend mix together in a dish like its ingredients to give life to what is considered the symbol of Milanese culinary art and tradition: the Milanese risotto. The origins of

A journey to discover the excellence of Italian food and wine: Sicilian cheeses included in the Slow Food Presidia   Hello everyone! We are Roberta Lo Cascio and Laura Martino and together we have founded the Saporite blog, where we focus on discovering and sharing Italian food & wine treasures and in particular those of our region, Sicily. Sicily is one of

Montefalco Sagrantino is the red wine that has made Umbria famous around the world.   Describing what makes this red wine so unique requires more than one word: it is its charisma, its essence and its mystery. Sagrantino is grown exclusively in Montefalco, a village of ancient Roman foundation, and in the towns of Bevagna, Gualdo Cattaneo, Giano