In the December number – Palatifini explained this ancient kitchen equipment, made from marble, wood, stone or ceramics, is still important in cooking throughout the world.

The pesto of Liguria, the garlic sauces of the Mediterranean, Lebanese meat pasties, japanese sweets, but in Russia their witch rides in a mortar with a pestle for a rudder.

The blender, of course, saves time, but if you want the authentic flavor and the perfect consistency, a mortar and pestle are what you must use. And more ypu use it, the better, and faster, you will get!

Blue is a new magazine dedicated to Genoa and Liguria. Blue is launched as a way of improving communication, with the ambition of reaching Ligurian people as well as an international audience potentially interested in what happens in our cities and region.

The section about typical food and wine of Liguria is edited by Palatifini.