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...

Neapolitan loves and coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Neapolitan in February 2019 Dear readers, today we propose three beautiful and intriguing stories of Neapolitan loves for which "galeotto" was the coffee, protagonist among the protagonists of the...

history and curiosity of the ricotta and pear cake

In 1998, in a pastry shop of Minori, a talented confectioner, he realized for the first time a cake that has entered in a short time in the heart and in the tastes of all of us, we are talking about Salvatore De Riso and his revolutionary ricotta and pear cake . The...

The 5 rules for a coffee to be gourmet

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in IL ROMA of 27 January 2019 In Naples, home of coffee, tradition and innovation travel parallel. Over the years, the offer of coffee from the Neapolitan bars has been gradually enriched, with many variations of the...

History and curiosity about the croissant

The breakfast par excellence is definitely the croissant. The croissant, a French term that identifies the typical Italian-style croissant, is a sweet with a truly compelling story and unexpected origins. If you think about the croissant as a dessert with French...

Vesuvius with chocolate: an explosion of taste!

The world of pastry is a world full of curious anecdotes and exciting stories, which every time gives us some really interesting ideas to tell. This week the attention falls on a particular anniversary that is right to remember. Perhaps not everyone will know, in...

Many dreams for Neapolitan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Napoletano of January 2019 Coffee is a constantly evolving world, a dynamic market. Globalization and technology have changed and are constantly changing habits, customs and tastes. Thirty or even twenty...

The Gambrinus and the great heart of the Neapolitans

Solidarity with Gambrinus is at home. The most striking example of solidarity understood as proximity to the neighbor in difficulty, is certainly the practice of suspended coffee. It has become a tradition that we could call historical, it is strongly supported by the...