Cosmoprof Bologna 2016

Cosmoprof 18 - 21 March 2016 - Cosmopack 17 - 20 March 2016 Since 49 years, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is the leading 360° worldwide event for the professional beauty sector and an international platform for the cosmetics and wellness industry. 90,000 square metres of exhibition space were dedicated to the various sectors of the beauty industry: Perfumery and Cosmetics,

Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2016

BOLOGNA CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR The "rights" place for children's content 4th to  7th  April, 2016 Bologna Fair Centre > Piazza Costituzione Entrance Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.00 am > 6.30 pm Thursday: 9.00 am > 3.00 pm The Fair is rigorously reserved to professional operators The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international

Innsbruck Xmas

On my visit to Innsbruck last week, I was able to see the building works for the little wooden houses where from November 16th Xmas items will be sold. At the very first a special Christmas tree glass sponsored by Swarovski was built up. Meanwhile in the central street of Innsbruck, where is the old house

Artichokes Salad

This morning at the market we had the Violet Artichokes from Tuscany. I was hesitant to buy them because they were the firstling, but my friend told me that they were special, just with a little 'of "beard" on the inside. I had already bought the lamb chops and mushrooms, but I could not resist. When

Fried Lamb Chops

Having a tour at the market, after having purchased Porcini mushrooms, I headed to butcher's to get steaks for mushrooms escalops. In the shop window there was a beautiful piece of young lamb and then I decided for fried lamb chops I appreciate a lot. After having breaded them, I fried them and served with Porcini mushrooms,

Porcini mushrooms, garlic and parsley

It's nice to tour the Market without shopping list and then create a lunch based just on delicacies I found on the stalls. When I saw Porcini Mushrooms from Appennino Tosco-Emiliano (the mountains between Bologna and Florence, approximately) I suddenly chose: Porcini Mushrooms Scaloppine (Escalope) After having chose the best ones I go to butcher's for

Massimo Bottura anche a Istanbul

A Istanbul  Massimo Bottura ha inaugurato il suo nuovo ristorante "Italia" con una grande festa. Massimo Bottura con questo progetto intende portare la Cucina dell'Italia all'estero. Infatti  nel menu ci sono i piatti più rappresentativi di tutte le regioni italiane. Ma non vuole essere e non sarà una replica della pluristellata Osteria Francescana di Modena.