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Carnival in Naples: history, customs and typical sweets

Carnival in Naples: history, customs and typical sweets

by Simona Vitagliano At Carnival, you know, every joke counts, but in Naples even a little more! The Neapolitan capital has always been known worldwide for its folkloric traditions full of colors, joy and irresistible flavors and this holiday is certainly no exception...
Commissioner Ricciardi and Gambrinus

Commissioner Ricciardi and Gambrinus

by Simona Vitagliano “Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi has a gift that is also a huge curse. He can perceive the last thoughts of those who left with a violent death, whether it be murder, suicide or accident. But do not think that this power is alone an advantage. It is...
The Gambrinus Christmas tree 2019 is dedicated to Carosone!

The Gambrinus Christmas tree 2019 is dedicated to Carosone!

by Simona Vitagliano An evening tinged with magic, that of December 15, 2019, in which a crowd of Neapolitans and tourists attended the traditional lighting of the Gambrinus Christmas tree, this year dedicated to one of the most loved symbols of the city: Renato...
Pastiera VS Cassata: a sweet duel

Pastiera VS Cassata: a sweet duel

by Simona Vitagliano If in the collective imagination the Sicilian cassata certainly becomes part of the Christmas food scenario, as far as the pastiera is concerned, many think that it is a purely Easter dessert, although it is not uncommon to find it also proposed...