The 100per100 Italian in New York goes to…

On Saturday, June 30th, New York served as a perfect setting to unveil the second date of the 100per100 Italian 2018 an evening dedicated to honoring the true patrons of Italian Food in the Big Apple.

I Love Italian Food cultural Association announced the names of the professionals who have stood out in promoting the real Italian food in NYC. During last months, indeed, 100 Italian professionals from the network of I Love Italian Food, based in the Big Apple and experts in the made in Italy, have been involved in the project to suggest the names of the realities that every day distinguish themselves in offering an authentic Italian cuisine, to the American consumers as well. 

According to Mr Alessandro Schiatti, CEO and co-founder of I Love Italian Food “Our missions is spreading the culture of Italian food worldwide and it’s our responsibility and pride rewarding all those professionals that work hardly everyday to spread the real Italian food in the world.”

And for the awards this year the eight 100per100 Italian Awards were given during the 100per100 Italian Gala, hold at the Scavolini Soho Gallery.

For the category 100per100 Italian Menu, through the recommendations of the network, the award went to Norma Gastronomia Siciliana, Italian restaurant which offers a menu that is totally free from any other culinary culture contamination.

100per100 Italian Gelato went to L’Arte del Gelato, that produces and offers the experience of a real homemade Italian gelato abroad.

The recognition will not be complete without the awards of ‘The real Italian pizza’, prepared according to the Neapolitan tradition, using 100% made in Italy ingredients. The award 100per100 Italian Pizza went with an ex aequo to two symbol realities of the made in Italy in New York: Ribalta, a pizzeria concept in the Big Apple, leaded by Pasquale Cozzolino and Rosario Procino, and Sorbillo, new entry in the world of Italian pizzeria in NY and the right place to taste the famous fried pizza by Gino Sorbillo.

For the 100per100 Italian Espresso award, the network of I Love Italian Food has no doubts that Eataly Flatiron is the perfect place not only to taste the real Italian Espresso, but also the venue to enjoy a moment of relaxation and conviviality, in the Italian way.

An emerging name, but already successful in the panorama of the Italian cuisine in New York for the 100per100 Italian Chef award, given to Silvia Barban: talented, with Italian origins of course, contestants on TV cooking shows and, at the moment, leading LaRina Pastificio & Vino, in the heart of Brooklyn.

Finally, 100per100 Italian Restaurant, a very special award that went ex aequo to two key realities of the made in Italy in New York: Piccola Cucina, leaded by Chef Philip Guardione, and Tarallucci e Vino founded in 2001 by Luca Di Pietro, both contributing to the promulgation of the real Italian cuisine in New York.

The event was a huge success, thanks to the support of the partners of I Love Italian Food: Scavolini, AICNY, Parmissimo, Consorzio dell’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP, Bellavista, Contadi Castaldi, Olitalia, Gustoso e infine i-Italy e Dissapore.


100per100 Italian Kitchen

Last week started 100per100 Italian Kitchen, the new project signed I Love Italian Food and Scavolini in partnership with Dissapore.

100per100 Italian Kitchen reveals the true Italian cuisine in the Scavolini international showrooms that become the 100% Italian stage of these events.

Performers selected by I Love Italian Food will prepare typical recipes by entertaining the public and sharing secrets and curiosities of unique dishes of the Italian tradition

The first appointment was held last Thursday at the Scavolini Store in Boston, but the tour continues!

Next stop will be Chicago, after which the 100per100 Italian Kitchen will leave the United States landing in Europe and then reach the Middle East.

A unique adventure to discover Scavolini kitchens and Italian cuisine.

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Golositalia, for a 100% Italian Breakfast in Dubai

Where to enjoy a good espresso or a creamy cappuccino in the modern and shimmering Dubai? Naturally from Golositalia!

A corner of Italy where in which take a coffee at the counter before starting the day or enjoying a real Italian breakfast with a freshly baked cornetto.

Golositalia in Dubai has become an institution because it serves real Italian coffee, but it is also the ideal place for a lunch break or a snack whit sweet and savoury choice: pizzas, focaccia, pastries and biscuits, strictly homemade .

Merit of the passion and initiative of Sebastiano Maio, a Sicilian confectioner who founded Golositalia in 2013, a point of reference for all lovers of true Italian coffee.

Golositalia is located at Jumeirah Lake Towers, Cluster C, Dubai.

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16 Chef for 16 Panini: a unique and tasty food experience whit PDO and PGI cured meats.

I Love Italian Food once again becomes the mouthpiece of the real Made in Italy with a new format video to tell worldwide the protected Italian cured meats and their connection with the territory.

A new project created in partnership with ISIT - Istituto Salumi Italiani Tutelati, the reference association of the Consortium for the Protection of POD and PGI cured meats.

And what’s better than than panino, the symbol par excellence of Italian street food, to tell the real Made in Italy?

Therefore, we selected chefs of the network of I Love Italian Food and asked them to create the recipe of a 100% Italian sandwich. Not a normal panino, but the perfect combination to show the authentic Italy, bringing together flavours and territory, all linked by the fil rouge of excellent cured meats.

I Love Italian Food tells, through its channels, the panini signed by the chefs, the true ambassadors of Italian cuisine.

Creativity, tradition and taste will be found in this series of videos that shows to Italian Food Lovers from all over the world how to best combine some of the excellences of our traditional gastronomic heritage: the PDO and PGI protected cured meats.

Thanks to all the Chefs who contributed to the project: Natalino Ambra, Stefano Brombal, Michele Casadei Massari, Ciro Cristiano, Marcello Ferrarini, Nicola Iovine, Michele Mazza, Alessandro Miceli, Corrado Michelazzo, Roberto Rispoli, Andrea Ruisi, Salvo Sardo, Diego Simonetta, Massimo Spigaroli, Raffaele Solinas, Roberto Valbuzzi.

Special thanks to Osteria del Maiale.

A project realized under the patronage of Mipaaf - Ministero delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali.

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Roberto's, fine Italian food in the hustle of the city

Roberto's is the brand born in Dubai, the ideal place for a business lunch, a family brunch or a fancy dinner. With its fresh pasta and raw-fish, Roberto's has been repeatedly recognised as the best Italian restaurant in Dubai by the city's most influential guides.

Also thanks to his Head Chef Alessandro Miceli, creator of this successful story, who with his twenty-three years of experience developed through Italy, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates, continues to assure to its guests the highest quality and the real Italian taste.

Roberto's is located at Gate Village, Building 1, in the Dubai International Financial Center.

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100per100 Italian Lounge in Bangkok

The first stage of the new project signed I Love Italian Food arrives at Thaifex,the event of reference for the food industry professionals of Southeast Asia on its 15th edition, from 29 May to 2 June at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center.

The 100per100 Italian Lounge (Impact Hall 2 - Booth I 23) will be the place to tell the true Made in Italy, where every day renowned Italian chefs from the Bangkok area will present the iconic products of Italian cuisine. Not only performance and show cooking, but also meetings with Italian food and wine professionals who have made their way into the Thai market.

To follow the program of the five-day fair:

 

100PER100 ITALIAN LOUNGE SCHEDULE - IMPACT HALL 2 BOOTH I 23

TUESDAY 29th MAY

2.00 p.m.: Italian Food Stories: Prosciutto di Parma - storytelling and show cooking performed by Chef Roberto Panariello, Executive Chef of La Terrazza Restaurant

4.00p.m.: Interview with an Italian businessman of the F&B area.

 

WEDNESDAY 30th MAY

11.00 a.m.: Italian Food Stories: The Truffle - storytelling and show cooking performed by Chef Andrea Ortu, Executive Chef of La Bottega di Luca Restaurant - in partnership with Poddi Tartufi

2.00p.m.: Interview with an Italian businessman of the F&B area.

3.00 p.m.: Italian Food Stories: The Risotto - storytelling and show cooking performed by Chef Norbert Kostner, ex Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental

4.00p.m.: Interview with Chef Norbert Kostner, ex Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental.

 

THURSDAY 31st MAY

3.00 p.m.: Italian Food Stories: The Tiramisù - storytelling and show cooking performed by Chef Giovanni Iurig, Executive Pastry Chef of J.W. Marriott Bangkok

4.00p.m.: Interview with Chef Giovanni Iurig, Executive Pastry Chef of J.W. Marriott Bangkok

 

FRIDAY 1st JUNE

11.00 a.m.: Italian Food Stories: The Aceto Balsamico di Modena PGI- storytelling and show cooking performed by Chef Stefano Merlo, Executive Chef of Sensi Restaurant.

2.00p.m.: Interview with an Italian businessman of the F&B area.

4.00p.m.: Interview with Chef Flavio Argenio, Head Chef of Appia Restaurant.

 

SATURDAY 2nd JUNE

12.00 p.m.: Interview to Mr. Giulio Saverino, Wine and Food expert 

2.00p.m.: Interview with an Italian businessman of the F&B area.


Al Grissino Dubai

Enjoy the real Made in Italy while watching the most incredible skyline of Dubai is now possible at Al Grissino: the restaurant offers a breathtaking view of Burj Khalifa and a variety of fish-based dishes of the most renowned Italian culinary tradition.

Arrived in Dubai in 2015, Al Grissino managed to preserve the traditions of the Milanese namesake local, born in 1956, in the eclectic and multicultural contest of Middle East.

Authors of this adventure are Luca Bottino, Restaurant Manager, and Diego Simonetta, Executive Chef, who has signed the extraordinary menu, whose specialties are fish-based dishes, marinated appetisers and raw fish.

Al Grissino is not only a fine restaurant, it is also a special place to have a drink before or after dinner, suspended in a glass bubble between the Emirates Financial Towers.

The restaurant, in the heart of the Persian Gulf, is located on the sixteenth floor of the Emirates Financial Towers at DIFC, the Dubai International Financial Center.

 

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Ricotta and chocolate Cake

Ricotta and chocolate, a combination of softness and creaminess: an ideal cake for breakfast or a snack!

Print Recipe
Ricotta and chocolate Cake
An extremely tasty cake for all tastes!
Instructions
  1. Put the flour like a fountain on the work surface, make a hole in the center and add an egg, sugar, vanilla, lemon zest and diced butter.
  2. Work the ingredients quickly with your hands and form a smooth ball; put it in the fridge for 30 minutes, wrapped in transparent film.
  3. Put the ricotta in a bowl and mix with the egg, sugar, liqueur and flour. Grate 50 g of chocolate and add it to the mixture. Mix well.
  4. Grease a round opening mold (20 cm in diameter) and sprinkle the ricotta mixture on the bottom, leveling it well with a spoon.
  5. Take the dough out of the refrigerator and make small balls the size of a walnut. Distribute them over the ricotta mixture and bake at 180 ° C for 30 minutes.
  6. Allow the cake to cool, then carefully remove it from the mold. Sprinkle with chocolate powder. Melt the remaining chocolate in a bain-marie with a knob of butter and let it fall flush with a spoon over the cake.
Recipe Notes


Cibus 2018: the appointments you can't miss

Cibus, International Food Exhibition, comes back this year from May 7th to the 10th, whit its nineteenth editions confirming itself as the key event of the Italian agri-food sector.

I Love Italian Food wants to offer you an unique experience inside this international showcase, being also this year Cibus official media partner.

We will be there whit our partners Dissapore and iFood at Dissapore caffè and Cucina 100per100 Italian but also whitin the fair whit a schedule that wants to narrate the Italian excellences through live performances and storytelling, guided tasting and meetings whit esteemed professionals from the Italian food industry.

 

 

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To follow the schedule: 

 

MONDAY 7 MAY 

TIME: 11:30: interview  whit Matteo Ghidi - Marketing Manager Parmareggio

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 11:30: “How we have transformed anchovies in gold” event whit Chef Fabio Potenziano’s show cooking and taste

Location: RIZZOLI EMANUELLI - PAD 06 - Stand C 022

 

TIME: 12:00: interview whit Franco Costa - CEO Costa Group

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 13:00: “Asiago storytelling” - Invitation-only event: Asiago cheese storytelling whit Chef Andrea Ruisi's show cooking

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 14:00: show cooking whit the blogger of Vaniglia Bourbon: Mariachiara Carelli

Location: MATILDE VICENZI - PAD 06 - Stand I 008

 

TIME: 15:30: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 16:00: interview whit Chiara Ercole - CEO F.lli Saclà

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 16:30: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TUESDAY 8 MAY

TIME: 10:00: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 10:30: “I Freschi per te”: 5 Foodblogger are going to challenge each other whit a set of mysterious ingredients - Presentation new products F.lli Saclà

Location: F.LLI SACLA’ - PAD 03 - Stand C 026

 

TIME: 11:30: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 12:00: interview whit Marina Mastromauro - CEO Granoro

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 13:00: “Asiago storytelling” - Invitation-only event: Asiago cheese storytelling whit Chef Andrea Ruisi's show cooking

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 14:30: “How we have transformed anchovies in gold” event whit Chef Fabio Potenziano’s show cooking and presentation of the brand new Cooking Box whit tasting

Location: RIZZOLI EMANUELLI - PAD 06 - Stand C 022

 

TIME: 16:00: “Tiramisù Storytelling” event whit live show cooking of Tiramisù prepared by Joyce Escano, winner of Bake Off Italia in 2016

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 17:30: interview whit Sara Roversi - Food Innovation program 

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

WEDNESDAY 9 MAY

TIME: 10:00: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 10:30: interview whit Francesco Bianco - Founder & Partner Molecola

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 11:00: “Puff Pastry Storytelling” live show cooking of dessert made whit puff pastry preparation by Pastry Chef Attilio Servi

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 12:00: show cooking live whit Chef Valerio Braschi, winner of the 6th edition of Masterchef Italia

Location: GRANORO - PAD 05 - Stand A 010

 

TIME: 12:30: interview whit Massimo Rizzoli - CEO Rizzoli Emanuelli

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 13:00: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 13:30: interview whit Vitaliano Tirrito - Export Manager Terra Moretti Distribuzione, Contadi Castaldi

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 14:30: “Gorgonzola storytelling" event whit show cooking of Chef Marcello Ferrarini

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 15:30: interview whit Fabio Leonardi - CEO Igor

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 16:00: "Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Storytelling" event whit show cooking of chef Cristian Broglia  whit guided tasting

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 17:00: interview whit Federico Desimoni - Director of Consorzio Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 17:30: interview whit Marcello Ferrarini - Chef Gluten Free

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

THURSDAY 10 MAY

TIME: 10:00: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 10:30: event Live opening of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheel and presentation of the brand new snack Parmareggio followed by a final aperitif

Location: PARMAREGGIO - PAD 02 - Stand D 014

 

TIME: 11:30: sensorial tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 12:00: interview whit Marco Ciri - CEO Blue Horn

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 12:30: "Parmigiano Reggiano Storytelling” event whit show cooking of chef  Andrea Ruisi

Location: LA CUCINA DI I LOVE ITALIAN FOOD - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 15:00: interview whit Piero Cerato - Commercial Director

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041

 

TIME: 15:30: interview whit Anna Righetti - Export Marketing Manager Vicenzi

Location: DISSAPORE CAFE' - PAD 07 - Stand B 041