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Ticino’s Coffee Creamer Lids!

The last quiz question “What kind of Ticino cocktail is a Bianco Sporco” (bianco = white, sporco = spotted; i.e. off-white) proved to be more difficult than expected. René was the only who knew the answer. Mix 30% Campari with 70% Prosecco Sparkling wine (which can be substituted with white wine) on ice results in […]

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Risotti? Sunday? Risunday!

Ticino started risotto cultivation over 20 years ago; the recipes however reached Ticino much earlier from nearby Italy. Risotto Vialone Nano – used by us – comes from Northern Italy and hence is original.  To the left you see how our risotto grows and to the right the three stages of harvested, milled and polished risotto! […]

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Thursday – It’s Pizza time!

Pizza is – regretfully – not a protected trademark. Hence we came accross the most gruesome interpretations when it came to what some people call Pizza – a particularly challenging example of a kitchen accident is shown to your right and NOT available at Ticino. To us, pizze are wafer-thin, crispy, made of Italian pizza […]

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Wednesday is Pasta Night!

Well, last year we were asking about the Spaghetti tree in Ticino, which was possibly the biggest TV hoax ever broadcasted by the BBC’s Richard Dimbleby in commemoration of April Fools’ Day 1957. In those days many people knew only “Spaghetti in a can”, fresh homemade pasta with home cooked sauces were not popular yet. Fact […]

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4 x 1/4 Red Wines? The answer is ………

…..manyfold and hence all answers did win a Ravioli Dinner for two: 4 x 1/4 Red Wines stands for: FOUR different red house wines, i.e. all wines area available by the glass. Hence Ticino is the only restaurant in east Pattaya offering you such a choice of Italian wines. We furthermore promise that you can […]

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Decaffeinated Coffee – Sanka Coffee!

Dietrich Friedrich Rennig ROSELIUS was a very heavy coffee drinker and  his two sons Friedrich and Ludwig assumed a possible caffeine poisoning as the cause of his death in 1902. They  are credited with the development of commercial decaffeination and successfull marketing of decaffeinated coffee under the name of Kaffee HAG.   In France the […]

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Not seen at Ticino!

We spend considerable time to keep our restaurant up to expectations. This includes eating in other restaurants, which we do usually over lunch. A particularly successful outing took place earlier in the week to a restaurant at Mabprachan Lake. The picture on the left shows Head Chef Dennis’ excitement written all over his face about […]

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Quiz? Quiz!

Well, the drawing referred NOT to a “nuclear war head for an UN-led peace keeping mission” (as answered by one participant) or similar; the two Ticinesi businessmen had invented ……..  the ball pen tip. Congratulations to the winner of the Las Marias Estate’s bottle of Argentinan Malbec! Our next quiz refers to the passing away of […]

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Rocket science in Ticino?

Sauro Albertini and Guido Bertoglio, two Ticino businessmen, founded Albe SA, a machine tool factory and this factory produces to this day in Agno/Ticino – as a part of the Mikron Group. Two other Ticino companies use these machines for the manufacturing of daily over 20 million pieces of a very special product which we […]

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Radetzky, Ticino, Vienna? The Wiener Schnitzel!

Jan Josef Václav hrabě Radecký z Radče (1766-1858), better known as Field Marshall Count Radetzky, crossed the Ticino river in Pavia some 160 years ago and returned to Vienna with a recipe for the “Costoletta vitello alla milanese” (Veal Chop Milan-style) – at least that is what the legend refers to. The original got amended […]

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