The Tiramisu of Gran Caffè Gambrinus

Treviso, class 1970. These are the origins of one of the most famous and appreciated Italian sweets in the world, namely tiramisu. His first appearance on the Italian dessert list was in the famous restaurant Alle Beccherie, by the pastry chef Loly Linguanotto who...

Fabrizio De André and the Neapolitan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L 'Espresso Neapolitan in March 2019 Twenty years after the death of the great Genoese composer L 'Espresso Neapolitan he remembers telling one of his songs linked to Naples and his coffee The poet. This is the name...

Poetry and literature at the Gambrinus

The history of the Gran Caffè Gambrinus is a truly fascinating story full of anecdotes, which over time have transformed this into the city's most literary and historical address. The Gran Caffè Gambrinus, in fact boasts of having hosted within its walls in liberty...

Fried carnival zeppoline

The Neapolitan Carnival offers several ideas in terms of sweets. in fact, the culinary proposals are not lacking, they are really valid and let's say the truth can not always be considered "light proposals". In addition to the classic proposals that include chatter to...

The Matilda: a sfogliatella with a greedy heart

Sfogliatella, babà or strawberries tartlet? Why puzzling with this doubt in front of a window when it is simply possible to order a Matilda? The Matilda is in fact one of the last creations of the Gran Caffè Gambrinus confectionery, which contains in a simple sweet,...

Beer, Naples and Gambrinus

In Naples, an aperitif is a must. After the traditional coffee break, another of the most respected appointments by the Neapolitans, before any self-respecting lunch or dinner is definitely the aperitif. The aperitif is a moment of total relaxation, perfect to share...

The strawberry tart

When we say tart we immediately think of a sweet typical of the Italian tradition, the one that was created by our grandmothers and that over time has kept its taste unchanged. The tart is made with a sweet shortcrust pastry, covered with cream and seasonal fruit....

The secrets to cleaning coffee machines at home

Article written by Michele Sergio and published Il Roma on 10 February 2019 A good home-made coffee also goes through the efficiency and cleaning of the machines - moka, for pods and capsules - used for its preparation. In ancient Italian houses there was the...