Mozzarella and burrata are two jewels of Italian dairy art. However, between these two fresh cheeses there is a big difference, which does not catch the eye until they are cut with a knife. The two have more than one aspect in common, but they are not the same. Two cheeses with a different story […]
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.
Here ye! Here ye! Breaking news! The divine Bellone grape comes back to the Colosseum, just after 2500 years. An amazing project sponsored by the EU and in cooperation with the municipality of Rome, is planting young Bellone vines in the archaeological area of the Colosseum. Did you know Imperial Rome brought the vines all over […]
Extra Virgin is the name when coming from mechanical pressing of olives. One of the fundamental pillars of Mediterranean cuisine. A green-golden olive oil. No doubt: Extra-Virgin olive oil is a very precious food. We are talking about fat, of course. But a special one, which offers energy, structure and functionality essentials for metabolism. Unlike […]
Welcome to Naples, the city of a thousand colors, where Aglianico wine is at home. A tarallo cookie, a glass of Aglianico wine, a breathtaking view. Perfect time for the happy hour. When in Naples you cannot miss this appointment with the beauty and relaxation. Simply looking out at the San Martino viewpoint, you can […]
Sfogliatella napoletana: the amazing shell-shaped filled pastries from Neaples, Campania. The Sfogliatelle are one of the most amazing baked pastries in the world. Likewise the Maritozzo in Rome City, the Sfogliatella is a must-try food when in Neaples. Simply a pride of Neapolitan pastry! The sfogliatelle can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch and dinner and after […]
Do you know any Italian family without moka coffee-maker at home? The most famous old fashion style pot in Italy. The moka coffee-maker is more than a traditional object. It allows us to prepare cups of pure pleasure. A tiny caffè that talks about childhood and places of the heart. The iconic coffee-maker, the Moka […]
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 […]
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 […]