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The 3 Best Known Italian Wines

The 3 Best Known Italian Wines

Culture ', Wine
Even an attempt to list the three best known Italian wines becomes contentious. Connoisseurs have such an eclectic diversity of taste and preference that it is almost impossible to find any degree of consensus, forget unanimity, in the process of picking the finest wines. While there are many varieties of wines, when it comes to Italy, it is mostly about red wines. The task is not simple as there are thousands of wines, including the distinct species of grapes, the different brands and varieties of every brand. The task gets complicated when you notice the distinct difference in the flavors, the aromas and the aftertastes of different wines made from the same type of grape.   If you are going to be getting any of these wines then we recommend you…
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Top Things to See in Italy

Top Things to See in Italy

Things to see
Italy is one of the most beautiful Mediterranean countries in the world. Italy brings out the essence of its culture, and there are some unique places in Italy which you cannot see anywhere else in the world. Their architecture is something which needs a special mention, and they are also famous for their food. There are no shortages for beautiful spots, and many tourists prefer to go to Italy to spend their vacation. The following are some of the best things to see in Italy: Colosseum: Colosseum is one of the world’s best monuments. Colosseum has more than just a brilliant architecture. It is the place where some of the bravest men had fought against some of the fiercest men and animals. It is one of the largest amphitheatres that…
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Culture of Italy

Culture of Italy

Culture '
Italy is a beautiful country, and it has the essence of the Mediterranean climate. It is a country which is filled with history and culture. The land has many stories to tell and has so much for you to explore. There are about 62 million people in Italy, and the country is profoundly influenced by architecture, art, music, food etc. It is the home of the majestic Roman Empire, and it is also the place where gladiators fought bravely and shed their blood. Here is an overview of the culture and traditions of Italy: Language is spoken in Italy: The official language of Italy is Italian, and a majority of the population in the country speak Italian. There are several dialects of the language which is spoken by the people…
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New contact grills to the lynx 400 range

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Lincat has launched a range of contact/panini grills as part of its new generation of Lynx 400 electric, countertop cooking equipment. Perfect for the rapid cooking of steaks, burgers, chicken fillets, toasted sandwiches and paninis, the new models offer fast heat up, excellent heat retention and precise thermostatic control. Their sleek, attractive styling makes them ideal for front of house operation. There are six new contact/panini grills in total, with a choice of smooth, ribbed or combination (smooth lower and ribbed upper) cooking plates. Each is available as a compact, 2.25kW single head or a high capacity twin-head, 2 x 2.5kW unit. Hourly output of 225g 8oz steaks, medium cooked, range from 36 for the compact LCG, to 72 for the twin-head LCG2. Single units are priced at £343 and twin models…
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Quality tarts without compromise

Product & Services
Pidy’s ready-cooked tart cases are just the job for busy caterers The best tarts always start with quality pastry. Even the most spectacular-tasting filling will not receive the accolade it deserves if it is served in a soggy, tough case. But Pidy has developed a special recipe that ensures its pastry cases retain their freshness and 'crunch' right up to the moment of eating, even if they are filled hours in advance.Pidy’s pastry cases make it simple to successfully serve up any variety of sweet or savoury tart with the minimum of effort. The ready-made tart cases are equally delicious either hot or cold. They are blind-baked and ready for filling before finishing off in the oven if necessary. The tart cases are available in a bite-sized 4.5cm version, an…
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Middlesbrough’s best kept secret

Product & Services
Located in the heart of Middlesbrough but slightly tucked away on Fairbridge street opposite Grange Road post office is Eliano's Italian Brasserei. It's not a trendy restaurant it is just very Italian with very traditional Italian surroundings and the food, well, what can i say just ask anyone who has been. It has been said by many of its regulars who frequent Eliano's over the past 8 years that the restaurant is reminiscent to an Italian restaurant in the back streets of Italy and for a moment you actually forgot that you are in Middlesbrough. There has been many a famous face at Eliano's, brazilian footballer Juniniho, fabrizio Ravarelli, Brian Robson, GianLucca Festa, GianFranco Zola, Journey South, Harry Enfield, and Boy George are amongst just a few of many, too…
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New look for spaghetti house haymarket

Restaurant Reviews
The first Spaghetti House opened in 1955, and today the nine-strong group still exudes the same Italian passion for conviviality throughout the West End of London. Spaghetti House at 66 Haymarket, Piccadilly London SW1, 020 7839 3641, part of one of the most successful and time-honoured Italian restaurant groups in London, emerges styled as a caffé-ristorante, with a new look after extensive refurbishment. A key feature is the inviting open bar area, where the floor-to-ceiling glass doors open fully, allowing tables to overflow onto the pavement for alfresco dining, urban-style, during summer. These sought-after tables are shaded for comfort, whilst diners can take in all the unmissable buzz of the West End. Indoors, the décor has changed to stylish neutral colours offset by bold dark reds, with striking murals depicting…
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Free training to help London’s small/medium-sized hotel and catering companies

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FREE training is now available across the Capital to help the smaller companies in London’s Hotel and Catering industry prepare to seize the new business opportunities resulting from the opening of Heathrow Terminal 5, the new Wembley Stadium and the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics - and lay firm foundations for long-term growth. The 2-year, Skills4Catering project, providing a wide range of courses leading to nationally-recognised qualifications, is financed by the European Social Fund and the Learning Skills Council and managed by Thames Valley University (TVU) which has an international reputation for its Hotel and Catering expertise. “If people are working for a small catering company,” says Hamid Momtahan, Business Development Manager of TVU, “it can be very expensive for their employer to provide them with all the training they need…
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