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Stefano Carnazzi

Editor in chief for LifeGate.it, he has been the promoter of Gaia and collaborated with Quark and Focus. In the year 2000 he was fortunate enough to stumble upon the a pamphlet on food pollution, “Quattro sberle in padella” (Four Slaps in the Pan), he followed with six other books; the latest of which is titled “100 domande sul cibo” (100 Questions on Food). To answer even just some of these questions, he  contributes to  this site for Expo Milano 2015.
 
Stefano Carnazzi

How do you eat in Space? The greatest food scenes with astronauts

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
Come si mangia nello spazio. Le 10 scene più belle sul cibo degli astronauti

Space travelers, explorers of the future, lunch is served. At least as imagined by the writers and producers in Hollywood.

Prayers to the goddess of fields and crops

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
preghiere dee campi

In many ancient cultures divine figures were worshiped that were connected to agriculture. They were almost always, female figures. Prayers were intended to celebrate the mystery of winter and spring, to ingratiate oneself with the queens of crops, for prosperity and fertility (also sexual).

Tourism in Italy. A guide to find fake recipes for use with tourists (et al)

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi

Italy is a truly touristic nation with a unique heritage of landscapes, ingredients and delicious recipes. By the same token, there are also restaurateurs in Italy who, to save and cheat a little, at times take advantage of their guests’ scant culinary knowledge, laying out less-than-authentic dishes. Coldiretti talks us through them.

Natural cooking. According to Francesca Marotta

Taste / Stefano Carnazzi
cucina naturale francesca marotta

A young Italian writer, who died tragically in 2004, had a passion for the natural way of life and continually examined the need for a natural approach in all areas. Condensed into a few short paragraphs below is her well thought-out definition of natural cuisine.

Agreement Signed for Sustainable Fisheries in the Mediterranean

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi
Siglato l’accordo per una pesca sostenibile nel Mediterraneo

Mediterranean countries gathered at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations’ offices in Rome in May where they strengthened their commitment to restore the fish population that for years has been threatened by overfishing. Now even the fish must be protected.

The True Symbol of Made in Italy: High-Quality, Eco-friendly Food

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi
vero simbolo made in italy

A Doxa Survey has it: the notion of Italianness is best expressed in the world through its food; as long as Italy can provide it in an environmentally friendly manner, as noted by the Italian Council for Eco Innovation.

The Challenges of the Tea Industry: Environmental and Social Sustainability

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi
sfide industria te

The world tea industry finds itself facing many challenges that could change the geography and economy of the landscape. Oxfam puts the spotlight on such issues as climate, deforestation, and union activities that are all unknowns for this sector.

The Strange Story of Spaghetti Bolognese: Foreign-born, Adopted by Italy

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi
spaghetti bolognese

It's not an Italian recipe, but Spaghetti Bolognese has become a popular “Italian” dish around the world. It is an error that’s impossible to correct but now the people of Bologna are happy for this misattribution of origins, in fact, they have decided to adopt the famous dish.

When man began to farm

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
quando uomo ha cominciato a coltivare

First stone, then cereals, cattle breeding, and fruits of the earth. When Man stopped running and raiding, he began to cherish seeds, to protect the land, and give birth to food all around him.

Peels, Seeds, Leaves, Roots. Caveman Style Dining

Lifestyle / Stefano Carnazzi
A tavola come cavernicoli

For our body, the arc of evolutionary history of our entire civilization, that goes from the Pleistocene to the present, is but a short span. Therefore, our current eating habits may be offensive to our more ancient metabolism.

Over a million people are already #FoodConscious. What about you?

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