Franceschini e Enzo Coccia al museo Madre

Deep-fried pizzas at Madre

There are 6 months more or less, less than 200 days, to the Universal Exposition and while in Milan, between debates and inquiries, preparations for hosting the great event are in full swing, Naples held the European Tourism Forum. At its XIII edition, the annual meeting, co-organised by the European Commission and a member state,

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The profession of pizzaiolo

by Enzo Coccia
 Many, many years ago, Naples was a chaotic swarm of people and different crafts. The city was animated by the baccalaiolo (salted codfish vendor), the cavallaro (horseman), the carter, the franfelliccaro (colored caramel stick seller), the coachman, the ostricaro (oyster seller). And yet the woodworker, the acquaiuolo (water seller), the shoemaker, the groom, the maccaronaro (pasta...

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For their 20 years Enzo Coccia and Peppe Guida had a big party in Castellammare di Stabia

Theyturned twenty. Not they, of course, but their business. EnzoCoccia and PeppeGuida. Twostoriesofhard workandsuccess.Two different characterswhose popularity proves that they are talented and it is undeniable.The firstlikes todraw the attentionto himselfand he looksperfectly at easein the glare of the spotlight, the other, so pragmatic and discreet, prefers the backseat. Witha careerfull ofachievementsand satisfactions, today, they

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Among the summer pastimes under a beach umbrella there is also the Neapolitan pizza Championship

by Enzo Coccia
Until some time ago, the Italians before going on holiday chose wisely the activities that would have done during the days at sea. So, while the women opted for Harmony-style deep and heartbreaking love stories, the men, in cahoots with their neighbors, were busy with the completion of horizontal and vertical lines. The happy endings and the ladies’ books on one hand, Bartezzaghi or Brighenti’s crosswords and the rebus on the other lightened the load and gladdened the beach life, while having a look hither and thither at the sportsman or at the beautiful foreign girl and sipping a drink. If creams, sunglasses and swimsuits went straight in the suitcase with the books and the puzzles magazine, with the arrival of smartphones and tablets the read and the game went behind a touch screen. The relaxation on the beach chairs was then catapulted into the virtual reality so as to incite our beautiful coast beaches to provide with wi-fi allowing the vacationers to stay, even on the shore, connected to Internet.

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A new dessert at La Notizia: from Vico Equense arrives the spumoni

by Enzo Coccia
Hot summer days call for ice cream and La Notizia got ready for offering to its customers a more summer way to end the meal. Actually, to be honest, when the dessert at issue is the creamery Gabriele’s spumoni you don’t need to have a look at the calendar. Soft inside, solid outside. This is how the domed shaped cold goodness is. Satisfying everyone’s tastes, chocolate, strawberry, coffee, hazelnut or pistachio cover candied fruit, nuts and chocolate chips in the fluffy mousse that gives the name to the semifreddo conceived by the creativity of Monzù in the aristocrat’s kitchens.

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