Day Trip: Bologna

Day Trip: Bologna

Bologna is a city with many nicknames, including “La dotta”, “La grassa”, and “La rossa” (the learned, the fat, and the red). It is also sometimes called “L’ombellico del mondo,” or the navel of the world. Whatever...
Making Tortellini in Bologna

Making Tortellini in Bologna

If you’re curious to learn more about the city of Bologna and its tasty secrets, send us an email! Have you ever dreamed of making tortellini with world renowned pasta makers in Bologna? I have. I made my first trip to Bologna to meet Monica and Daniela, two...

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Palermo’s Oldest Torrefazione: Roasting Like it’s 1928 by Linda Sarris | Mar 5, 2019 | CasaMia, Coffee, Sicily Ideal Caffè Stagnitta has been around since 1928, and remains the oldest coffee roaster in palermno, still in its original location, and one of...
Lasagna, the whole story

Lasagna, the whole story

Freshly rolled out, yolk-rich pasta sheets, ragout and bechamel. Three elements make up one of Italy’s most celebrated and replicated dishes: lasagna alla bolognese. But the recipe had to be perfected over many centuries to become what it is today. History of...