savoiardi biscuits: When were these Invented Biscuits?

By |2019-08-10T00:58:23+00:0010 August 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Biscuits Savoiardi Would you have said the Savoyards, the famous biscuits also used for the preparation of many homemade desserts, date back to the Middle Ages? To be precise the end [...]

Strawberry Gelatin in Frost (by Artusi)

By |2018-03-16T01:00:57+00:0016 March 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Strawberry jelly After the oranges (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10371/storia-contemporanea/gelatina-di-arancio-in-gelo-dallartusi), in this post you will find the original recipe of Pellegrino Artusi to prepare the strawberry jelly in frost, another [...]

Metternich and the Origin of Sacher Cake

By |2018-10-17T10:06:40+00:0031 August 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Sacher cake as it may seem strange, between the powerful Austrian chancellor Klemens von Metternich (1773-1859) and delicious cake Sacher, flagship of gastronomy in his country, [...]