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Italy - soft drinks
Almond milk
italy
Almond milk drink
© amando.it
Great ingredient of the traditional italian cuisine. Served chilled on summer, it can also be used as an ingredient for other drinks like café glacé or replace milk in most recipies. (Almond milk is also known in Spain and Taïwan). This drink presents numerous advantages on cow milk : cholesterol free, no saturated fats, Casein free, 50% more Calcium than in cow milk, less caloric (60Kcal) than half-fat milk (86Kcal), OK for lactose intolerants, and no oestrogenic properties like soya milk. More ... read next
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Bitter rosso (soda)
italy
Bitter rosso (soda) drink
© arnone.it
Bitter refreshing red soda elaborated from ten aromatic plants. Ingredients : Water, cane sugar, carbonic anhydride, black carot juice, natural flavors, citric acid. Sold by Abbondio, preservative free colorant free classical italian drink from Piemont.
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Caffe de orzo
italy
Caffe de orzo drink
© caffeservice.it
Barley coffee is very popular in Italian bars and easy to find in supermarkets too. Beeing naturally cafeine free, Caffe de orzo is drunk as a decaf.
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Limonade
italy
Limonade drink
© over-blog.com
Classical limonade of Abbondio, elaborated with five varieties of sicilian lemons. This mildly sweetened limonade is refreshing and thirst-quenching.



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Bicerin
italy
Bicerin drink
© nymag.com
Typical recipe of Turin. Hot drink with 3 slices : black chocolate, expresso coffee and whipped cream. Pronounce Bicherin :)
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Brioschi
italy
Brioschi drink
© syracuse.com
Effervescente Brioschi are pellets that allow to restitute a digestive drink with lemon flavour. Refreshing and thirst-quenching, effervescente Brioschi is born more than a hundred years ago. Its anti-acid properties make of it "the favourite product of italians after a good lunch." See also Galeffi effervescent (an other lemon-flavour anti-acid).
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Chinotto
italy
Chinotto  drink
© nocookie.net
Italian soda having he same color than Coca, but prepared with the citrus zests and essence (chinotto fruit) and herbal extracts. The beverage wears a very refreshing and pleasant mild taste. Chinotto (sometimes written chin8) is commercialized by different brands : San Pellegrino (Nestle group), Abbondio, Coca-Cola... Chinotto is called "Brio" in Canada and "Bisleri" in Australia.

Italy - vegetarian recipes
Panna Cotta
italy
Panna Cotta recipe
© fifteenspatulas.com

very easy recipe, to make the day before

Ingredients :
Milk 50 cl
liquid fresh cream 50 cl
Sugar 150 g
Gelatin 5 sheets
vanilla extract 1/2 tsp

Recipe of panna cotta :
Soak gelatin sheets in cold water for 5 min
In a pan heat the mix milk + cream + sugar + vanilla.
Remove from the heat as soon as it boils and put in it the gelatin sheets, stiring to dissolve completely the gelatin.
Pour in individual ramekins. Let cool and then put in the fridge till ... read next




Italy - tales
Puss in boots
france
italy
Puss in boots tale
© fluentu.com
Charles Perrault see www.shortkidstories.com




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Pinocchio
italy
Pinocchio tale
© unifrance.org

Italy - movie
Porco Rosso
italy
Porco Rosso movie
© croatietourisme.com
released in 1992.


Like Crazy (La pazza gioia)
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Caro diario
italy
Caro diario movie
© visitluxembourg.com
released in 1993.
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