Italian Food Potpourri

Insects On The Menu | Journey In The Italian Cricket Farm

The Italian Cricket Farm of Scaleghe, in the region of Piedmont, raises crickets as pet food. But the goal is to put on people’s tables. Indeed, it’s the insects on the menu idea. Inside the Italian Cricket Farm The specific breed is the Acheta domesticus cricket. This species is a protein food source, an example of insects on the menu. Also, the farm sells flour moths, kaimani, locusts, and honey worms. Each and every insect…

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Italian Food Potpourri

The ritual of coffee

The noise of the machine and the steam coming out of it. Pouring it little by little until creating a little crema, cream, on top and here we are: il caffe’ e’ servito (coffee is served)! Every morning a strong scent can be smelt in the streets of Italian cafés where coffee pops up. This is not simply a drink but a ritual that Italians cannot miss. Every morning must start with an espresso or…

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