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Pesto Recipe & Pesto World Championship

The Championship Did you know that there is such a thing as a Pesto World Championship? Competitors from all over the world prepare Pesto Genovese exclusively with a pestle and mortar, using only traditional, authentic and genuine ingredients. The competition is open to everyone: professionals and amateur cooks. A series of preliminary eliminatory competitions take […]

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Chef at work, Liguria - Palmaria Restaurant

Interview with Chef Francesco Parravicini (Palmaria Restaurant)

Beauty and fashion magazine ELLE (Italy) recently interviewed Francesco Parravicini, executive chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere. Chef Francesco, born in 1973, has already made a name for himself in Milan, where he became famous at a young age for his unexpected novice performances. Among his previous experiences are Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, […]

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Liguria at Expo Milano

The flavors of Liguria at Expo Milano & in Portovenere

More than 140 exhibitor countries and 20 million expected visitors: it’s the world’s largest fair – Expo Milano 2015 – centered on the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. Milan’s Universal Exposition takes place from 1 May until 31 October 2015. It provides a unique and international platform for the exchange of ideas and […]

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Ca’ Lvnae Vineyards in Sarzana, Liguria

Ca’ Lvnae: wine, culture & tradition in Liguria

Nestled among the vineyards between Sarzana (Liguria) and Carrara (Tuscany) near the Gulf of Poets, is the charming winery and 18th-century farmhouse of Ca’ Lvnae. Paolo Bosoni is the founder of Cantine Lvnae. In 1966, he decided to continue his family’s work – for generations dedicated to agriculture – by focusing on viticulture. The respect […]

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