Posts Tagged ‘Napoli’

Campania is a land very rich in history and traditions, not only for the monuments and the architectures or landscape beauties, but also for its food and wine. In fact, many are the local products known and appreciated all around the world and, among them, one of the most loved is surely the famous Limoncello. The...

The delicious Neapolitan Babbà actually is not born at the slope of the Vesuvius but in the cold North, precisely in a French small town called Luneville, on the border with Germany. The Polish king Stanislaw Leszczyński, father-in-law of Louis XV of France who had married his daughter Mary, invented it. Thanks to its...

In ancient times, for the feast of Santa Chiara (Saint Clare) in Naples, people used to prepare and eat a kind of pizza called, in honor of the Saint, ‘Pagnotta di Santa Chiara’ (the loaf of Saint Clare). It is a kind of dumpling, prepared with flour, mashed potatoes, yeast, lard and pepper, handy kneaded. The...

In the heart of Campania, exactly in the north-west zone of Naples, the famous Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields) rise. Originally, according to Diodoro Siculo, the definition ‘Phlegraean’ was attributed to the area between Massico Mount and the mounts of Caserta until the Lattari, but the name was given taking the cue...