Tag Archives: Pizza

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.

IMG_2032Authentic Italian restaurants and bistros a go-go.

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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.

A Queen In The Kitchen Feat. TG Dei Bambini by Angelica DT

A Queen In The Kitchen Special Edition featuring Angelica DT and her TG dei Bambini. The Neapolitan art of pizza has received the recognition as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. Learn how to prepare the authentic Italian pizza from Angelica and Neapolitan pizzaiuolo Pasquale, owner of Da Pasquale Restaurant in Beverly Hills (CA)

Please take a moment to LIKE, SHARE, and SUBSCRIBE.  https://www.youtube.com/AlessandraGam

Credits: Ale Gambini (Chef, Author)

Angelica DT (Host)

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

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

A Queen In The Kitchen : Eataly Los Angeles Grand Opening

Guess what? Eataly Los Angeles finally opened up its doors to the public on November 3rd at the Westfield Century City mall. Los Angeles foodies have been waiting for years and now they can satisfy their Italian food cravings at the fullest.

Italy Grand Opening has been included, as well as my Cooking DOP & IGP cooking class at The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, in the Second World Week of Italian Cuisine, coordinated by the  The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles. #italiantaste

If you missed the biggest food event of the year, this is what happened inside and outside Eataly on the Grand Opening day.

Buon Appetito!

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Ale Gambini (Host, Chef, Author)
Maurizio OTTO De Togni (Executive Producer, Music, Film, Photo)
Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams and SuperOttO Publishing
Copyright © 2017. All Rights Reserved.

The Art Of Baking Bread At Home

“Bread baking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells… there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.”

M.F.K. Fisher, The Art of Eating

 

There’s nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread especially when comes out from your oven. If you love to bake bread as much as I do, visit my You Tube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/AlessandraGambini

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #15 : Pumpkin Fritters

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #14 : Amish Dinner Rolls

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #13 : Pain Au Chocolat

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #12 : Piadina Romagnola

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #11 : Schiacciatine

Baking Bread Plus: Episode #10 : Brioche Col Tuppo

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

Baking Bread Plus

Baking homemade bread it’s easier than what it seems.
Baking Bread Plus is a cooking web series about how to make homemade bread and baked goods, simply following step-by-step instructions. You just need a kitchen, a lot of passion and you will surprisingly learn how to prepare Pizza dough, Focaccia bread, Pita bread and many other types of bread from around the globe.

 

 

HOW TO Make Pizzette

Raise your hand if you like Pizza! Today I’ll show you how to make Pizzette. Pizzette are mini-size pizzas made with puff pastry, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and oregano. The perfect snack, finger-food and hors d’oeuvres for birthday parties, children’s parties, graduation parties and block parties.

Keep it always homemade, simple and delicious!

…and if you like it, please take a moment to LIKE, SHARE, and SUBSCRIBE.
http://www.youtube.com/AlessandraGambini

Credits:
Ale Gambini (Host Chef – Founder – Video Maker – Video Editor)
Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams.com
Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved.

Save The Date : Get Baked “It’s All About The Dough”

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I’m flattered to announce that Sunday April 26th at 2pm (PDT) I’ll “chat” about Bread and Pizza Dough during the new episode of Get Baked, the live-streaming web series on Google+ brought to you by the founders of BakeSpace.com and Cupcakes Take The Cake.

http://www.bakespace.com/news/bread-dough-pizza-baking-tips/

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Danielle Nichols, http://peacefulcooking.blogspot.com
Ale Gambini, http://breadloveanddreams.com
Logan Prong, http://knifespoon.com

HOSTS:

Babette Pepaj, Founder, http://BakeSpace.com
Nichelle Stephens, Co-Founder, http://cupcakestakethecake.blogspot.com

Save the date and say tuned! #getbaked

Tip For Reheating Pizza

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Place the pizza slice on a large frying pan and reheat on the stove at medium heat for a couple of minutes. The pizza will return hot and crisp as freshly baked.

Thanks to my friend Giuseppe for this tip 🙂