Italian Cappuccino and the 11 am Rule: the Ultimate Truth

Everywhere you look on the Internet, you’ll find the supposed holy commandment of the Italian coffee culture: never drink cappuccino after 11 am. But is there such a rule in real life or is it just a slogan born on the Internet where messages must be concise and catchy? The truth, as always, is in between.

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Italian Food Culture: A Conversation with Alberto and Kelly of Goldilocks and Bear’s Cuisine

There’s a lot of talk about the juxtaposition of the Italian and Italian-American food cultures, just lately pointed out as two completely different things, thanks to the Internet and the renovated interaction between our two communities. When I first met Alberto and Kelly, an Italian and an Italian-American running a blog about Italian cuisine, I was curious: how those two were able to find a balance between their different food heritages? Keep reading to learn more about this topic and this interesting couple of gourmets.

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Are Italians food-nazis who don’t conceive culinary experimentation and fusion cuisine?

But, most importantly, do you really want to embark on a discussion about food with Italians?! Good Lord, you don’t know what you have put yourself into…

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[Original photo by @joefoodie from USA (Close up – Hawaiian) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons – modified by me]

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How to dress like an Italian: 6 essential style rules locals don’t share

Italians are often pinpointed as one of the most stylish people in the world. It’s certainly true that since we are little children, we are taught how to dress properly and according to the specific “environment” we are in, but which are the rules one should follow to look cool “like an Italian”? And is it always fun and simple for us following these imperatives? Read more about it in this article.

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