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January, ideas to get started: the new issue on newsstands – Italian Cuisine

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How do you start a new year? With something new, and something old. With tradition and innovation. And what's more ancient and contemporary than a very spreadable and very enjoyable one pate, to be enjoyed on hot and steaming croutons? A little French and a little Tuscan, he tastefully combines high and popular cuisine and interprets salmon, smoked trout, chicken, rabbit, duck

Chic citrus
Linguine with yuzu, risotto al cedar, lemon ravioli and other savory dishes acquire a very special acidity with the contribution of citrus fruits: from the classic zest to season spaghetti to lemon, to the salad of oranges, up to the juice added to the bottom of the roast, the most popular had already made themselves noticed in some dishes. But new interpreters come from the family in the kitchen. THE pink and yellow grapefruits they accompany roast poultry, pork and beef tenderloin. THE kumquat they give sparkle to fish and meat and the cedar joins the fish. Seeing is believing.

194 153Crustaceans
Precious, exquisite, sparkling, they are the top for a banquet with a refined and contemporary personality. Under the zest they hide a delicious and delicate taste, excellent with mayonnaise of various kinds, unusual breading, contrasting side dishes and combinations with fruit. Do you have any difficulty cooking them? Although according to experts lobsters and lobsters should be cooked alive, we suggest you buy them frozen and boil them by throwing them in water as soon as they have been removed from the freezer: do not defrost them in the fridge, they would lose their mood and the pulp would dry out. It is also essential that the water is boiling and abundant. Don't you have the appropriate tool to cut the shells and the forks to pick up the pulp? Arm yourself with nutcrackers, serrated scissors and olive forks, and everything will be fine. You will still be ready to cook and taste the scamponi with cauliflower cream and coleslaw, the tostici in foam with tarragon with fried fennel, i coconut crusted king prawns with spicy sauce

And then….
A hyper-traditional dish, the Maritata soup, A historic Neapolitan preparation in which a mix of vegetables happily marries various types of meat, the Trento Classico, one Dry sparkling wine in three types: base for aperitifs, vintage or reserve, from exceptional harvests. And for the more experienced palates, a foray into the world of sake under the guidance of the expert Lorenzo Ferraboschi who introduced us to the famous Japanese drink. And, given that there is still some time left between holidays and festivals, why not close seasonal vegetables and fruit under glass? And here are ours kaleidoscopic preserves: jellies, pickles, pickles with a modern taste. And again, to travel (or to dream) here we are Lisbon, between the blue of the sky and the ceramics, the baccalà and the sweets of the monasteries.

Scent of spices
Whole or in powder form they give unique aromas to parfaits, tarts, rolls, a thousand leaves And nude (like our cover). They evoke the charm of distant lands and exotic worlds, but they are also the protagonists of many traditional sweets of our house, from Umbrian gingerbread to Tuscan gingerbread, from frustingo from the Marches, to the Parma spongata. We asked the chef Claudio Gatti, master pastry chef from Parma, a great lover of ancient medieval recipes how to use them. Better in powder, because they are easier to incorporate and to dose in the doughs of baked desserts. Or in seeds or barks to infuse (never too much though!).

Ghali protagonist of the second generation issue of Vanity Fair – Italian Cuisine

Real Italians. "Those who work so that the new generations feel accepted at home, at school, among the desks, in the courtyards, in the streets", with the words of Ghali, protagonist of the cover, opens the new issue of Vanity Fair dedicated to the "second generation ”, that of Italians and Italians children of immigrant parents, a humanity that is making our country better and more inclusive. They make music, are engaged on social media, get into politics, write books and look at diversity as a human and cultural wealth.

The issue of Vanity Fair on newsstands tomorrow closes the trilogy dedicated to the values ​​that influence contemporary fashion. On the cover Ghali Amdouni, for all Ghali, the Milanese singer symbol of a generation that is making multiculturalism a wealth on which to build the future.

In a touching dialogue with the writer of Sinhalese origins Nadeesha Uyangoda, the singer – born in Milan to Tunisian parents – talks about the childhood made up of moving from one apartment to another until arriving in the Baggio neighborhood, the difficulty of forming a group and the search for a different path, to open up to new possibilities: «Yes, I grew up in the suburbs, but it is also true that Baggio raised me. But, in the end, I never wanted to stay there – on the road, I mean – no, I always dreamed of escaping from that. Also for this reason, in my songs, I always talk about it in a certain way – because I want to say that being there, on the street, is not a solution , says Ghali in this intense interview-dialogue.

He left the road to undertake an artistic path that gave him the opportunity to make his voice heard, a voice different from the stereotypes and clichés that populate a certain imagination, of those who, for example, think of immigrants like a person with a doomed fate. Imaginary that Ghali refuses: «Once I happened to be arrested. I ended up in Beccaria, the juvenile prison. Here, since I saw my mother, in that room, from behind, waiting to see me after four days, I decided that I didn't want to give her that feeling anymore. Above all, I can't afford it. Even if it were the last resort, the only chance I have left, I can't do certain things: I can't be another Tunisian who ends up on the news. I dreamed of ending up on the news for positive news, I dreamed of giving a new imagery of my people, "he says.

A dream that has come true, which is giving life to an inclusive imagination and to a generation that is teaching us the value of diversity, as the director Simone Marchetti explains in his editorial: "The goal is to try to change the point of view for look at Italy with their eyes, to listen to it with their words. Because, after all, there is a need: to change the perspective and put yourself in the shoes of those who live their diversity every day. Without prejudice and without fear .

Vogue Italia dedicates an entire issue to animals – Italian Cuisine

Vogue Italia dedicates an entire issue to animals and launches the media partnership with WWF Italy. For the first time on the cover an upcycling fashion brand. Five special covers are signed by contemporary artists.

One year after the record issue of January 2020 (made without taking fashion photographs, in order to symbolically reduce the carbon footprint of the magazine), and on the occasion of the publication of the international charter of Vogue 2021, Vogue Italy back to dealing with the environment. And it does so by dedicating for the first time in its history an entire issue, and 7 collectible covers, to the animals.

"This year we wanted animals to borrow our physical and digital space", explains ddirector Emanuele Farneti, "To force us to draw attention, after the months spent at home, to the natural dimension, to the environmental emergency that the tragedy of the pandemic has certainly not made less urgent, and to what the year we have taught us just left behind: very trivially, that the world does not revolve around men .

The magazine's seven collectible covers are dedicated to animals. Five of them are made by artists contemporaries: a beehive immortalized by the American artist Andres Serrano; a small ñandu (South American ostrich) photographed by Alessandra Sanguinetti, a lamb and a dog portrayed by Heji Shin; an imaginary feline designed by Tschabalala Self, American artist; and a Belgian Shepherd Dog portrayed by Johnny Dufort.

The two fashion covers, signed by Dufort and Shin, feature an upcycling brand, the French Kezaco, for the first time in the history of the magazine. It is a gesture of strong attention to the boom of creatives who produce new objects starting from waste materials: in the case of the Parisian duo (composed of a stylist and a fashion designer who have chosen to remain anonymous), in particular recycled fabrics and shells.

Articles and insights within the magazine are dedicated to the relationship between animals and the fashion industry, with particular attention to the issue of scarcity of raw materials and the latest developments in scientific research on alternative materials.

"This issue aims to be an opportunity to stimulate thought on the relationship between the world of fashion and the animal world – an important and delicate relationship, which represents a key moment in the definition of a future ethical and sustainable fashion", he says Ferdinando Verderi, creative director of Vogue Italia.

Among the fashion shoots, a work of the photographer Pieter Hugo in the Greater Kruger Area, South Africa, the women of the Black Mambas Antipoaching Unit, the rangers who protect the animals of the reserve against poaching; and the curious story taken by the supermodel Anja Rubik, who chose to portray in the company of a rat, the humblest of animals with whom, as he tells the magazine, in the past he shared "a love story".

The issue also features various prestigious contributions including those by Antonio Spadaro, director of Civiltà Cattolica, of the scientific director of WWF Italy Marco Galaverni, of the German biologist Karsten Brensing, of writers Sam J. Miller, Muriel Barbery, Howard Jacobson and Philelph, author of the recent "The assembly of animals" (Einaudi).

On the occasion of the release of this issue Vogue Italy is WWF Italy announce one media partnership which will continue throughout 2021, with the aim of spreading greater awareness on the conservation of nature, habitats and endangered species through the print and digital channels of Vogue Italia.

They signed the covers for this month:

Heji Shin

Born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1976, but raised in Hamburg, Heji Shin is a German photographer listed by the New York Times as one of the "breakout stars" of 2019. Known for her deliberately provocative art and fashion works, and sometimes explicitly sexual, whose subjects are people and animals often represented as allegories, Shin declared that "doing something just out of the desire to be transgressive and to break certain taboos is very stupid." As the image on the cover of Vogue Italia shows, his research focuses on intimacy and trust – feelings threatened by contemporary media. "I don't admire good manners or" right "political views in art," he explains. "I admire the courage."

Cover by Heji Shin

Tschabalala Self

A powerful feline, threatening in its attributes – nails, teeth – yet elegant and calm: it is the symbolic representation of the primeval and hieratic animal force, evoked by the American artist Tschabalala Self (1990). His collages mostly explore the intersectionality of race, sexuality and gender, and usually focus on the black female body, as well as on the more or less accepted fantasies that surround it. “Black panthers are symbolic animals,” he says, “known for strength, mystery, beauty. Here I used various materials mixed with paint and thread. The silhouette of this panther is borrowed from the symbol of the Black Panther Party organization, designed in 1966 by Ruth Howard and Dorothy Zellner. "

Andres Serrano

Sacred subjects, dead animals, meat… With his provocative works Andres Serrano (1950) tackles social and religious themes. However, in this image of a beehive, the American artist expresses a happy moment. “I like bees. They have a strong work ethic and are very skilled explorers.
Some scientists think they have existed for 120 million years, and it is said that where bees go there the human race goes, such is their importance in the ecological balance. While shooting, I accidentally moved one of the lights, and in a flash the swarm was gone. However, the queen bee was locked in the hive, and the beekeeper explained that he would be back … He was right, an hour later all the bees were there again! ".

Alessandra Sanguinetti

Sanguinetti was born in New York in 1968, raised in Buenos Aires and has lived in San Francisco since 2003. At the center of his work, themes such as memory and the delicate moment of the transition of youth. Since 2007 he has been a member of the Magnum agency. For the cover of Vogue Italia Sanguinetti portrayed a small ñandu (a South American ostrich), “met” south of Buenos Aires. “He was all alone in the middle of a field, which is very rare because they are always well guarded by the males. They are the ones who incubate and look after the eggs for 40 days, almost without leaving the nest even to feed ”.

Johnny Dufort

Among the most talented fashion photographers of his generation, Johnny Dufort was born in Bristol, studied at the College of Fashion and Design in Falmouth, and in 2007 landed in London, where the vibrant world of skateboarding – the same that generated streetwear brands such as Palace and Supreme – attracted his attention. With an almost surrealist vision, the snapshot of his cover portrays a Belgian Shepherd – a dog breed, he explains, «very interesting. More than anything else they are known as guard dogs, police dogs and attack dogs, I believe mainly because they are intelligent and can be trained very well. The intriguing thing was to show the docile and at the same time wild side of these animals .

Cover by Johnny Dufort

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