by Gino De Blasio | 4 Minute Read “The beauty of this test is, it’s simple if you know it, very difficult if you don’t.” When a two michelin starred chef points out this blindingly obvious logistical quagmire, it shouldn’t really shock, but this is different. This is a contest “where there is no prize … Continue reading How Confusing Is Carbonara, Really?
by Gino De Blasio | 7 Minute Read Should you ever want to take a tour of London in a different way, you can. There is now the Negroni tour. A word two consonants away from getting you a thirteen match ban if you were a professional footballer, it has become the latest way to … Continue reading An Italian Mixer, Your Inception Into Becoming Italian
5 Minute Read | By Gino De Blasio Stage 7 of the Giro and today we are in Foligno, Umbria. Aside from the beautiful scenery, today we want to talk about a family that has somehow managed to make it into every TV Box around the world and we can’t understand how but it has … Continue reading Stage 7 – 13 May – Sulmona-Foligno – When Truffles Are As Vacuous As A Kardashian Selfie
6 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio Today sees the start of the 99th Giro d’Italia and, like most Grand Tours in the modern era, we’re starting in a location nowhere near Italy. The race begins in Holland but don’t blame the author, blame the race directors. In honour of today’s displaced inauguration we’ll … Continue reading Stage 1, May 6th Apeldoorn – American Pie, a song, a film, a statement and NOT American
7 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio There are three religions that an Italian nonna will preach. The first, an appreciation of family and how to care for one another. The second, an appreciation of food, its teachings and how it can guide you. The third, how a vorwerk vacuum cleaner (1) can be … Continue reading Nonna’s, Micro-Gastronomy and Parmesan Cheese