Wine & Food Art

The Roccocò is a baked Neapolitan dessert. Its unique taste is due to the almonds together with various spices. Its scent characterizes the Neapolitan Christmas. The first recipe of the Roccocò dates back to 1320. The dessert was initially prepared by the nuns of the Real Convento della Maddalena. The term Roccocò...

The pizza figliata of the province of Caserta has a really bizarre name. First of all, the pizza figliata is not a pizza but a dessert. Somebody asserts that the nickname ‘figliata’ (meaning that it has made children) depends on the fact that it tends to break into many small honey balls. Others believe that it...

Bellosguardo in province of Salerno, formed by the union of bello (beautiful) and sguardo (look) is a painting to admire. A simple territory that inspires tasty dishes, like its bucatini ammullicati (bucatini with breadcrumbs). Bellosguardo has an enchanting view, mild climate and healthy air. With its position, from...

This article is an invitation to discover dishes and typical products of the province of Avellino. Then, this is an invitation to taste these superb dishes in the little restaurants of the old town center of Avellino. The generosity of nature towards Irpinia is seen entirely when we sit at table. The variety and the...

The DOP white fig of Cilento owes its denomination to its pale yellow color. In view of the Christmas time, the ‘White Fig of Cilento’ can be tasted filled with almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, fennel seeds, peels of citrus or covered with chocolate, or immersed in rum too. Also the figs dried and then gilded in the oven...

HANDMADE PASTA OF TEGGIANO The peculiarity of Teggiano is a gastronomy that can be defined Mediterranean for the presence of homemade pastas ‘fusiddi, cavatieddi, ravaiuoli, parmatieddi and urecchi ri prieuti’, flavored with sauce enriched by the taste of the ‘vrasciole’ (pork chops) of Teggiano or by the ‘cared...

A journey to discover the legend of Taurasi and the Aglianico, one of the most appreciated wines of Irpinia in the world. The origins of this fascinating town, Taurasi, date back since the dawn of time. Numerous archaeological findings testify that the territory was populated in the Aeneolithic period. The legend...