Though they are often mistakenly used interchangeably, balsamic vinaigrette and balsamic vinegar are not one and the same. Period. A vinaigrette is a cooking sauce or salad dressing made by mixing vinegar, oil and seasoning so balsamic vinaigrette should therefore presumably be made from balsamic vinegar but since the vinaigrette is so mass produce...

"La simbolica data d'inizio dell'emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe può essere considerata il 4 ottobre 1852, quando venne fondata a Genova la Compagnia Transatlantica per la navigazione a vapore con le Americhe. Fra il 1880 e il 1915 approdano negli Stati Uniti quattro milioni di italiani, su 9 milioni circa di emigranti che scelsero di attravers...

If Italy's most celebrated modernist chef is coming over to make brunch, don't be surprised if he shows up packing a sleek nitrous oxide siphon. It's just for the bread crumb foam.   Massimo Bottura, the energetic chef and owner of the three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana, in Modena, arrived at my Brooklyn kitchen with a motley tool kit....

For Lorenzo the choice to work in the family business was not at issue. He was born in 1978, in Mirandola, a few km from Concordia where the vinegar Guerzoni is, in Modena area.   Lorenzo, one of the Acetaia owners and manager, grew up in the province and attended the University of Modena, where he graduated with a degree in chemistry. ...

Italians serve as Editorial Board Members for the 26th Annual University of Bath and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control (FPMC 2013) October 6 – 9, 2013. Italian institutions such as the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia are sending professors Massimo Milani, part of t...

by Natascia Ronchetti   Emilia's "Packaging Valley" plays in the global marketplace against its only real competitor: Germany. And in the race for supremacy, which involves great effort to keep up the pace of technological innovation, of internationalization and cohesive supply chains, Italy has started to overtake Germany. A breakthrough....

Modena-based Osteria Francescana has once again clinched a top spot in the annual awards for the world's 50 best restaurants. The restaurant lost out only to Renè Redzepi's Copenhagen-based Noma which reclaimed the number one slot and Spain's El Celler de Can Roca which came in second.   Last year the four-time Danish winner lost out to...

Mickey Mouse Disney passes from the Panini. The transfer of the popular comic to society 'and Modena' was confirmed by a note from the Disney Italian who speaks of "a preliminary agreement for the transfer of the activities' editorials relating to Disney magazines in Italy."   Along with Mickey Mouse, Panini will go to other children's magaz...

È dedicata alla storia della nascita degli Stati Uniti d'America la lezione magistrale che il professor Mario Del Pero terrà agli studenti nell'aula magna dell'Istituto Guarini a Modena domani 6 aprile.   L'intervento del professor Del Pero, docente di Storia delle relazioni internazionali all'Università di Bologna, sarà incentrato sul tema...

Panini America, the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it will begin offering fans the unique opportunity to collect rare, real-time trading cards commemorating the biggest moments in sports on a daily basis with the launch of Panini Instant. The unique initiative – which launches this weekend durin...