Italian cuisine

All About The Pasta

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Jan 2019

When it comes to Italian food, pizza and pasta is as traditional a cuisine as it gets and in October 2018, Mahak Mannan got to visit Milan with one of the leading companies in the pasta world, Barilla, to celebrate World Pasta Day and attend the Barilla Pasta World Championship. Carolina Diaz, representing the USA

Out Of This World: Italian

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Oct 2018

From pizza and pasta to ravioli and risotto, Italian food is known for its flavour combined with the feeling of comfort. Here we take an in-depth look at the globally loved cuisine with three of the best Italian venues across the country. How popular is Italian cuisine in the Middle East? Luca Napoleone, sous chef,

Dino’s Bistro Italiano opens at Pearl Rotana

by Mahak Mannan | 15 May 2018

Located on the ground floor of the new hotel, the venue will offer its guests classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist. Dino’s Bistro Italiano has a capacity of 110 guests , with the option to dine indoors seated at the bar or in a private area, reserved for celebratory occasions. “We are thrilled to

Bocca Celebrates Authentic Umbrian Cuisine

by Mahak Mannan | 08 Apr 2018

Italian restaurant Bocca at Hilton Abu Dhabi will be offering a dinner menu dedicated to the Italian region of Umbria from 8-21 April. Leonardo Passone, chef de cuisine at Bocca, said: “Umbrian cuisine is perhaps Italy’s best kept culinary secret. Food and wine play a huge role in its charm, and we would like to bring

Barilla expands to Saudi Arabia

by Dina Maaty | 19 Jan 2017

Italian food company Barilla, has expanded to Saudi Arabia through a partnership with distributor, Mayar Foods. Fifty-five thousand tons of pasta are consumed in Saudi Arabia with around 2kg per capita each year. Pasta consumption is expected to keep growing year on year as preferences in the country continue to shift to a more Mediterranean diet.  Barilla

Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai to open Italian restaurant

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Dec 2016

Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai is gearing up to open Italian restaurant, Ricetta, in mid-December, with chef Alex Sebastianutti at the helm of the kitchen. Featuring mustard yellow walls, red and white checkered tablecloths and black and white posters depicting scenes from Italy, the venue reflects the ambience of a traditional Italian trattoria. Ricetta’s

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