To many, there is nothing more Italian than making a cup of coffee. We are a nation of coffee lovers and connoisseurs and the world knows it well: to we Italians, making coffee is not a gesture, it is a ritual, a moment of sheer pleasure and relax. When it comes to coffee, no one is as picky and demanding as we are, even if there are countries in t...

Every major car-making country seems to have its own bare-bones, iconic off-roader. America has the Willys Jeep. Great Britain has the Defender. Germany has the G-Wagen. Japan has the Land Cruiser. It turns out, Italy has its own little off-roader — the Fiat Campagnola — and you probably didn’t even know about it. The Campagnola first arrived in 19...

The coastline that stretches from Tuscany to the French border, with Genoa at its center, has some of Italy’s most stunning scenery. Southeast of the city is the Riviera di Levante, home to the Cinque Terre, Portofino and Rapallo. To the west, travelers and locals flock to the sandy beaches of the Riviera Ponente. Liguria is a land of contrasts, fr...

There is a special sound that speaks of Italy, the same for thousands of years, a sound that becomes one with the country’s landscape, dotted with churches and belfries. Wherever you are, on the mountains or by the sea, the tolling of bells marks the passing of time, and walks hand in hand with people’s daily life. It’s a heavenly ding-dong that fr...

For nearly 100 years, most of the cheese made in America was American cheese. Specifically, cheddar cheese reigned supreme: The cheese is a hallmark of states like Vermont and Wisconsin, and its production currently accounts for more than three times as much as all other American cheeses combined. It’s the cheese that’s processed into Kraft Singles...

Several key industry leaders have rallied against a World Health Organization report that calls for governments and national institutions to reduce citizens' salt and sugar intake as a move towards a healthier diet. The report, titled 'Time to Deliver,' does not directly threaten the status of any Italian products, although some of the language use...

Beyoncé and Mariah Carey were back in Roberto Cavalli on stage this weekend – but unlike in 2014 when both divas wore the same embellished, black dress, this time they were dressed in custom-made designs by the Italian label’s new creative director Paul Surridge. Carey kicked off her Las Vegas residency on July 5 in a couture Cavalli dress, while B...

Pininfarina, the Italian firm best known for designing some of Ferrari's most famous cars, will create its own battery-powered "hypercar." The car, code-named PFO, will be the product of Automobili Pininfarina, a separate firm that has been spun off from the original design house. Pininfarina expects the PFO to have a top speed of more than 250 mil...

Un giro di affari di circa 21 milioni di dollari. A tanto ammonta l'import del tartufo negli Stati Uniti nel 2017. Un mercato che tuttavia non prende in considerazione i prodotti trasformati a base di tartufo che, si stima, contribuiscano per un ulteriore 40%. Di questi 21 milioni, il 57% è relativo all'import italiano di solo tartufo. Un trend che...

Italy has a territory characterized by a type of vegetation typical of the Mediterranean scrubland area. Since ancient times man has used the products of nature to make drinks that have become part of the local tradition. An example is that of the myrtle of Sardinia, which today is appreciated all over the world. Italian Traditions will lead you on...