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15 great photos from the Gelato World Tour finals in Rimini

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Rimini’s Parco Fellini played host, over the weekend, to the Gelato Word Tour finals – a competition to find the best ice cream makers worldwide, with heats in countries including Spain, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and the United States. There was lots of fun and ice-cream tasting going on – and here are […]

The Ice Cream Olympics!

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The Gelato World Tour – described as the Ice Cream Olympics, returns for its grand finale to Rimini this weekend! The competition, promoted by Carpigiani and SIGEP, set off around the world with heats in Australia, Dubai, Italy, the US, Spain and Germany to pick 24 finalists to discover the best artisan ice-cream maker for […]

Cooking Bread at the Rimini Street Food

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Cooking flatbreads – Panigaccio di Podenza at the recent Rimini Street Food Festival. Food from Liguria/Tuscany in this case, but the festival highlighted great street food from all over Italy and Internationally.

Piazzale Kennedy – Street Food Festival

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The Rimini Street Food Festival saw Piazzale Kennedy packed with stalls selling wonderful Italian and International street food. Flags abounded, and this shot, against the backdrop of the ‘Fratelli la Bufala’ Pizzeria, captures some of the magic.

5 Great Wine Quotes

Friday, July 18th, 2014

To celebrate tonight’s wonderful wine festival, p.assagi di vino 2014, here in the atmospheric setting of Rimini’s Ponte Tiberio and the Borgo San Giuliano, we’ve put together a small selection of killer quotes on wine, illustrated by scenes from Rimini – a town where you can always find a fine glass of local wine!

Brodetto di Pesce (Adriatic Fish Broth)

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Brodetto di Pesce is one of those classic Romagnolo dishes that was born of necessity, and has been raised into a fine art and a pillar of the region’s culinary tradition. Fishermen would take the fish that they couldn’t sell, be it because of their size or because they were considered poor quality – fish […]

Japanese tourists refuse free compensatory trip to Italy

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

A japanese couple who were conned into paying €695 for lunch in a Roman restaurant (including a &euro115 tip) have been offered a free compensatory holiday in Italy by the newly appointed Minister for Tourism Michela Brambilla. 35 year old Yasuyuki Yamada has, though, refused the offer, saying that it wouldn’t be fair on Italian […]

Gastronomic Tourism – some figures for Emilia-Romagna

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Emilia-Romagna is, without doubt, at the forefront of Italian gastronomy and tourism, and that wonderful niche market gastronomic tourism. With cities like Bologna, Parma, Modena, and of course Rimini – each with their particular traditions and culinary specialities. Coldiretti, an official organisation promoting the interests of the agricultural sector have issued a report on Gastronomy […]

Gradisca – this friday in Rimini

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The annual launch to the summer season, the Gradisca festival, ran into bad luck last weekend when poor weather conditions hit the whole of Northern Italy. A decision was made to move the festival back a week, so now it will take place this coming Friday night 26th June. The festival is one of those […]

Go wine tasting on the beach

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

One of my favourite events of the summer is taking place tomorrow evening on the Rimini beach front (from #9 through to #28). It’s the P.assagi di Vino event, organised by local wine producers, where you can stroll along the beach and taste some of the very fine wines of the region. There’s nothing like […]