These special taxis roam only ….. the island of Capri. Latter gave its name to the salad – consisting of buffalo milk mozzarella (white), fresh tomatoes (red) and basil (green) with splashes of cold pressed virgin olive oil and these are ……. the national colours of Bella Italia. Frederike, Suzie,Peter & Rolf, apart from two […]
Ever heard of Gorgonoci (pronounced “Gorgo Not She”)? Never mind, we also had to look it up! In searching for new menues we found a sauce combination which definitely comes straight from heaven. It is a lucullic combination of a mild gorgonzola cheese from Italy with pestled walnuts. We are sure, that you share our […]
¿España u Holanda? !La última predicción del pulpo Paul estaba en lo cierto¡ The Octopus Paul, in residence in a German seawater aquarium world, has spoken and the Spaniards are head over heels about their win – his selección of Spain made him definitely the most popular Pulpo on the planet. He will have a happy, long […]
The picture shows a very special taxi which is used in only one place in Italy. This Italian place is also referred to in our selection of starters at Ticino restaurant? What is the name of the place? Right answer until July 15th, 2010 wins a lasagne on the house.
The Brotherhood of Cortese di Gavi DOCG congregate to dine on a ….. giant raviolo. Interesting enough other cultures developed Nepali, Chinese, Japanese, Russians and Kosher versions, known as 意大利雲吞, варэнiкi, 餃子, ममचा, пельмени or קרעפּלעך. Nobody answered Raviolo but its plural form of Ravioli is close enough, so Frederike, Ruedi, Felix, René and “Rent a car” did win a […]
The last quiz asked, how many different coffee creamer lids were produced for Ticino. The complete collection features 30 different motifs and look as follows (thanks to Chantal and Andreas Herzog for making this picture available). Please mail us, if you want to have the picture in its original size (2 Mb). Correct answers came […]
Another mind-boggling pictoral evidence on your right reached us from the Middle East where the Spaghetti Polonaise are available at approx. THB 260. Our Spaghetti cost THB 220, arguably not an “original Polish delight” but a Bolognese Sauce according to La Nonna’s recipe, home made from fresh veggies, minced lean beef, condiments, herbs and spices; […]
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 […]