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Buona Domenica!

Every day is Sunday lunch with Kara Mallia

by

Jenna Lo Bianco

on

15/3/2021

Food trends
Cuisine Trends

Sugar and Spice, and all that’s Neapolitan

Annalisa Cercone, known to many as ‘Signorina Melbourne’, is beyond proud of her Italian and Neapolitan heritage.

by

Jenna Lo Bianco

on

16/12/2020

Food trends
Travel & Places

ARANCINI ART, PUOPOLO SALUMI & VANNELLA CHEESE: BLENDING ITALIAN TRADITIONS WITH ITALO-AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS PRACTICES

With the step into the 21st century the Australian food landscape has become widely diverse, with this vast nation’s food industry also heavily influenced by foreign values and trends – particularly in the urban areas.

by

Jytte Holmqvist

on

25/3/2020

Chefs
Travel & Places

AT SASSY.X ASIAN CUISINE INFLUENCES ITALIAN TRADITION

Sassy.x is a highly successful fusion-type restaurant. Modern and funky but still steeped in traditional Italian culinary traditions.

by

Jytte Holmqvist

on

21/1/2020

Events
Travel & Places

EMBASSY OF ITALY PRESENTS THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE "WEEK OF THE EXTRAORDINARY ITALIAN TASTE"

From 18 to 24 November, the Embassy of Italy will be hosting the fourth edition of the “Week of the Extraordinary Italian Taste”, an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation that involves all the Italian institutions abroad.

by

Editorial Staff

on

14/11/2019

Food trends
Travel & Places

Johnny Di Francesco launches ‘Piatti dei nonni’. A legacy of food from nonna’s kitchen

For the past three months I feel I have walked a very special journey with Gradi Group. Johnny Di Francesco and his team were on a mission to find three talented nonni, with whom they could build the exclusive ‘Piatti dei Nonni’ menu. (Photo Johnny Di Francesco with nonna Elena and family)

by

Jenna Lo Bianco

on

8/9/2019

Food trends
Travel & Places

Giuseppe and Riccardo bring Italian food craftsmanship to Australia

Italy, rich with culture and home to countless culinary traditions, is the inspiration for several businesses that have recently flourished here in Australia.

by

Elaine Bocchini

on

27/5/2019

Chefs
Travel & Places

Love, laugh and bake with Silvia Colloca

As I write this, the smell of raspberry swirl cake is wafting through the room, filling the house with a scent that is sweet, fruity, vanilla, and just plain heavenly. It’s everything you want to smell coming from your oven, and the anticipation is building.

by

Hayley J. Egan

on

1/12/2018

Chefs
Travel & Places

Guy Grossi’s ‘Garum’ brings Roman flavours to Perth

Celebrity chef and media personality Guy Grossi is arguably Australia’s Godfather of Italian cuisine. Over 60 years ago, Grossi’s late father Pietro opened the first of a series of renowned Italian eateries that have shaped the gastronomical landscape of Melbourne.

Chefs
Travel & Places

The revolution of simplicity

His cooking style is easily recognizable, healthy and with an explicit focus on the raw materials. For many years Niko Romito has been waiting behind the scenes. But now it's time to step up on the stage, into the spotlight. Segmento has spoken to Italy's allegedly best cook.

by

Richard Hurt

on

28/6/2018

Chefs
Travel & Places

Stranger in Paradise

Every day at dawn, thirty-two year old Domenico De Marco gets on his racing bike and rides it through the beautiful parkland surrounding Hepburn Springs, a lovely country town famous for its mineral springs, 128 km north-west of Melbourne.

by

Ivano Ercole

on

30/8/2017

Chefs
Travel & Places

The many degrees of trials behind the success of the man who created the acclaimed pizzerias called "Gradi"

There’s been a lot of hype about him, but Johnny Di Francesco’s is not a rags to riches story. Rather, it is a straightforward ‘work hard and make your own luck’ type of tale. According to him, achieving your goals depends on working hard and smart, consistently and persistently. Johnny’s level of success is something special, though.

by

Nelli Altson

on

28/2/2016

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