Author - Vittorio Barbera

The history of Pizza

The pizza has almost three thousand years of history and in its original form appeared as focaccia. His presence, in fact, is found since the time of ancient Egypt (where it was eaten to celebrate the birthday of Pharaoh); during the Greek age Herodotus were created several recipes for cakes...

Recipe: Saltimbocca with grape

Ingredients for 4 people Beef slices 12 6 slices raw ham 12 grape berries sage flour vegetable broth butter Extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper 1) Wash the grape berries, cutting them in half and remove the seeds inside with the tip of a knife. Cut the ham slices in half lengthwise, then roll each half slice with a...

Bologna three—­dimensional

When it comes to Bologna, it is important to review his three main characteristics: Bologna is called "the wise" (has the oldest university in the world), the "fat" (for its cuisine),and the "Red" (the color of ceilings and walls). However, we can visit this beautiful city considering three different dimensions:...

Comedy is serious business

Hi, I’m Justin Kramm, a former Parlo Italiano student from South Florida, and now an Advertising Copywriter and Stand-up Comedian living in San Francisco. I’ve known Vittorio for over 10 years, and he asked me to discuss what it’s like to be a stand-up comic and deal with the pressure of...