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Scottish Herald: Macaroni and ice cream, a match made in heaven?

Scottish Herald: Macaroni and ice cream, a match made in heaven?

The Scottish Herald is running a front page story this week on the Nardini family and their famous ice cream in Largs, Scotland

As partings go, it may not quite rival the tale of the two brothers who fell out over the ownership of their ice cream empire and the actress daughter of one who mused about throwing a brick through the window of the café now controlled by the other, but the two men who saved Nardini’s […]

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Theobroma la Cioccogelateria opens in Barga

Theobroma la Cioccogelateria opens in Barga

large crowds for the opening of their new venture

In these difficult times it is always a positive experience to welcome a new business in Barga Vecchia. Theobroma the ice-cream and chocolate shop at Fornaci di Barga have this afternoon opened up a new shop on the Fosso just outside the walls of Barga Vecchia. Materie prime di qualità assoluta e una grande passione […]

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Barga family trading for 5 generations in Scotland

Barga family trading for 5 generations in Scotland

Trading for five generations – Joe Cardosi, was born in 1885 in Barga, Tuscany, Italy, and moved to Caithness, Scotland  in 1910. Together with his brother he had the Bay Café in Swanson Street, Thurso. In the 1930s Joe took over what is now Caffe Cardosi. Joe’s son, Andrew, came back to Scotland after the […]

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Gluten free icecream on sale in Barga

Gluten free icecream on sale in Barga

There have been a number of great leaps forward for people in this area suffering from Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance, in the last couple of months. In October last year there was a stand at Barga Cioccolata specially set up by the Associazione Italiana Celiachia sezione MediaValle e Garfagnana with the Chef, […]