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August 19, 2019

Leopoldo Cafebar – Senza Glutine: Inclusive Baking

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Naples -- One of the problems for travelers with celiac disease is that they often can’t taste local gastronomic specialties. This is particularly true in Naples, a city famed for its pizza and pastries, such as the mythical babà; pastiera, the queen of Neapolitan sweets; and the ancient sfogliatella.Read more
Naples -- One of the problems for travelers with celiac disease is that they often can’t taste local gastronomic specialties. This is particularly true in Naples, a city famed for its pizza and pastries, such as the mythical babà; pastiera, the queen of Neapolitan sweets; and the ancient sfogliatella.

Until about 20 years ago, it was very difficult for someone with celiac disease to eat in Naples; the number of restaurants equipped for gluten-free cooking could be counted on one hand, and they often had to resort to processed food products sold in pharmacies.
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August 7, 2019

An Explosive Gazosa in Naples

By Gianni Cipriano and Sara Smarrazzo
BACKSTREET FEED -- On our Naples walk, we stop at one of the city’s storied “water banks” for a taste of the Neapolitan gazosa, a relatively simple concoction made of lemon juice, bicarbonate and sulfur water. The digestive power of this drink is extraordinary – it’s perfect if you went overboard with pasta or pizza (or both), or woke up with a killer hangover.Feed more