Edward Steinberg’s Sorì San Lorenzo is not fresh from the press, but it is a fascinating book for wine lovers. Talking about a specific vine and family, of love for quality and peasant wisdom. It is about the effort and the passion that guide the creation of a great wine. Tells about a vine deeply […]
About Daniela Cassoni
Sommelier, Foodie and Founder of Gourmetaly.com - blogger and travel expert.
Cittadina del mondo innamorata di Roma, del vino, della storia e delle arti. Sommelier e imprenditrice, ho fondato nel 2013 www.gourmetaly.com, prevedendo pionieristicamente il successo dell’enogastronomia turistica. A casa mia c’è sempre della musica di sottofondo, del buon vino ed un bel libro da leggere.
Do you know an italian red wine named Rossese di Dolceacqua, from Liguria? This is an historical red italian wine renowned even from the Renaissance. The first Sommelier of all the times, Sante Lancerio, made this wine famous. He was the personal sommelier of the Pope Paul III Farnese (1534-1549). This professional wine expert wrote […]
Today is Carbonara day! How to pair this recipe with wine? Standing ovation for one of the kings of Italian Pasta recipes. Ladies and gentlemen her Majesty: Pasta alla Carbonara. This is not only one of the most delicious courses of Roman cuisine, is a flag to roman-style food. Who invented it? Such a mystery? […]
We all love wine, but what do we know about its history? Let’s find out what happened to wine in ancient Greece and in the Mediterranean area. Every time we taste wine should think about how much history is contained in a glass. Wine is truly a drink that has united, divided, celebrated, countries, peoples […]
Store wine at home or not to store. This is the question. Firstly, let us keep in mind that not all wines are meant to be stored for a long time. Furthermore, storing wine correctly is by no means a simple thing. Let us start with the bottle format. This is a kind of indicator […]
“How do you like your wine, madam: flavoured or dry?” This question seems to consider the scent of wine as the most important part of the experience. Moreover, this question is a non-sense. My primary school teacher would say, is like comparing apples with oranges. Anytime someone ask me this question, in a restaurant or […]
Cheese and Pears, an ancient combination of ingredients, popular all over Italy. Cheeses and pears: a marriage of love. A mix of ancient tastes, now also rediscovered by gourmets. Here the focus is to balance the two ingredients. Pears and cheese has been one of the best known food pairings for centuries. For many years […]
Can we imagine a better evening? These two pleasures of life have walked through history hand in hand. An evening with friends, or a moment of introspective relaxation, music and wine are two immense pleasures of life. Enough to make everything else disappear. These two wonders are among the widest forms of consolation I know […]
Do you know the recipe we are about to prepare? Discover pasta alla gricia, a super typical Roman recipe that widens the heart just by hearing its name … Only three ingredients? Impossible! Someone might exclaim. Trust me, it’s the pure truth…. Exactly, we are talking about the Gricia recipe. Pasta alla Gricia is one […]
Warning, what you are looking at is not a donut! This is the famous Roman fried donut (ciambella fritta) that is produced in thousands in all the pastry shops in the capital, fresh from the day. It is found in bars and pastry stores in the early morning, supplied by the bakeries that bake at […]