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A Queen In The Kitchen – Estate Italiana: FICO Eataly World (Bologna)

FICO, acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Contadina (Italian Peasant Factory) and literally fig or cool! (Italian expression), is THE WORLD’S LARGEST AGRI-FOOD PARK in beautiful Bologna (Emilia-Romagna)

100.000 square meters of authentic Italian agri-food related stuff including :

  • shops and marketplace
  • 40 eating points
  • 40 farming factories
  • 6 multimedia carousels
  • 6 classrooms
  • theater and cinema
  • 2 hectares of fields and stables
  • 1 congress center

FICO is HUGE and the best way to explore it is to rent at the entrance the FICO bike, a Bianchi tricycle provided with two shopping baskets.

If you are planning to visit Bologna, the capital of the Emilia Romagna region, don’t forget to plan a whole day at FICO.

Buona Estate!

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Majestic entrance at FICO Eataly World .

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Red Hot Chili Pepper sculpture in the parking lot.

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Best way to visit FICO is to rent a FICO Bike.

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Neapolitan Pizza at ROSSOPOMODORO.

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Italian Gelato Workshops at Gelato University Carpigiani.

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Traditional Sicilian pastries at Pasticceria Palazzolo.

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Outstanding Italian rice at Grandi Riso spot.

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Huge selection of Italian wines.

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Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, shop and tasting.

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One of my favorite spot at FICO: Librerie COOP bookstore.

Credits:

Ale Gambini (Host, Author, Editor)

Maurizio OTTO De Togni (Executive Producer, Original Music, Video Maker, Photo).

Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams and SuperOttO Publishing Copyright © 2018. All Rights Reserved.

Learning How to Make Cupcakes for Kids with Bread Love And Dreams

Hey there kiddos and parents, we are so happy to share our new video in celebration of Organic Learning channel reaching 250 millions views!!! We created some delicious and easy-to-make cupcakes, a fun idea for birthdays and celebrations in general.

Follow my adorable sous-chef Angelica and I preparing these yummy cupcakes and once again congratulations to Organic Learning channel for this GREAT achievement…hooray!!!

CREDITS:

Bread Love And Dreams:
Ale Gambini: Host Chef, Talent
Angelica De Togni: Sous Chef, Talent
Maurizio “OttO” De Togni: Video & Music Maker, Editor, Producer
Mirko Urania: Video Supervisor, Editor

Please take a moment to LIKE our video, SHARE it with family & friends, and SUBSCRIBE to Bread Love And Dreams channel  and Organic Learning channel

http://www.youtube.com/AlessandraGambini

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Frozen Yogurt on a Stick

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Need an idea for a delicious afternoon snack?

Try this yummy, healthy,  DIY snack. You’ll only need your kid’s favorite yogurt, a wooden stick and a pair of kitchen scissors.

Enjoy!

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Photo by Ale Gambini – Bread Love And Dreams

 

For 6 Frozen Yogurt on a Stick :

INGREDIENTS

4 oz.- 6 pack organic yogurt

Tools

6 wooden sticks for ice cream bar

1 pair of kitchen scissors

DIRECTIONS

With a pair of kitchen scissors, make a little incision in the center of the sealing film.

Insert a wooden stick into each yogurt cups.

Put in the freezer and freeze them completely.

Unmold the frozen yogurt  peeling off the sealing film, then make a little cut on the edge of the plastic cup and unwrap it.

 

Food Is Love

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I wouldn’t say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren’t relevant to modern life, it’s just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly.

Jamie Oliver

How often do you cook at home?

How often do you allow your kids to help while cooking?

Maybe I’m a visionary or a dreamer but I strongly believe that FOOD IS LOVE. Teach your kids how to cook and love good food as my grandmother did with me. They will be more than happy to help in the kitchen and proud to prepare the meal for the whole family.  Expose them to different flavors from around the globe, they are citizens of the world. Allow them to play respectfully with food, they will improve all the 5 senses. Gather all together around the table, shut off smartphones and TV, talk together, enjoy every bite of your home cooked food. I’m pretty sure all this will pay back in their future.

Buon Appetito!!!

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Photo by Maurizio “Otto” De Togni and Ale Gambini – BreadLOveAndDreams.com

 

 

Baking Bread Plus: Ep #4 : Hedgehog Pan Brioche 🇮🇹

Are you ready for a new baking adventure? Watch the new episode of Baking Bread Plus : Hedgehog Pan Brioche, now on Vimeo and You Tube.

In Italian cuisine Pan Brioche refers to a type of bread similar to a brioche that can be sweet pan brioche dolce, savory pan brioche salato, or spicy pan brioche speziato.

Have fun baking this cute hedgehog with your kids.

Enjoy!

Credits:

Ale Gambini (Host Chef – Founder – Video Maker)
Maurizio OTTO De Togni (music)
Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams.com

Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Frozen Yogurt On A Stick

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As a Mom, I always try to give to my daughter fresh and healthy snacks, especially during the summer when the heat makes kids inappetent. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who thought about putting a stick on a yogurt and freeze it, so a couple of days ago I gave it a try and it worked beautifully. A yummy, healthy and inexpensive treat ready in a couple of hours. You’ll only need your kid’s favorite yogurt, a wooden stick, a scissor and that’s it.

Enjoy!!!

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Photo by Ale Gambini – BreadLoveAndDreams.com

For 6 Frozen Yogurt on a Stick :

INGREDIENTS

4 oz.- 6 pack organic yogurt

TOOLS

6 wooden sticks for ice cream bar

1 pair of kitchen shears

DIRECTIONS

With a pair of kitchen shears, make a little incision on the center of the sealing film.

Insert a wooden stick into each yogurt cups.

Put in the freezer and freeze them completely.

Unmold the frozen yogurt peeling off the sealing film, then make a little cut on the edge of the plastic cup and unwrap it.

Tip To Prevent Dripping Popsicle and Ice-Cream

Tip To Prevent Ice Cream Or Popsicles From Dripping

Put a cupcakes liner through the stick to catch popsicle and ice-cream drips.