ROME - There is excitement among cinephiles who in Italy are counting down the reopening of arenas and open-air cinemas, while Sunday 25 April is the night of the Oscars. The big screen, among its thousand expressions, knows how to celebrate the breakfast ritual both with the many author advertisements now on television and social programs and in famous films: from the croissant of the romantic "Breakfast at Tiffany's", to the milk and cereals of space breakfast of "Alien", there are countless films that pay homage to the first meal of the morning, the last pause between dreams and reality.
"Io Comincio Bene", the breakfast lovers portal, has collected the most unforgettable scenes of cult films that celebrate the breakfast ritual and has chosen 5, reinterpreted in a "pop" key by the contemporary artist Ezio Ranaldi in 5 unpublished works , and transformed - with the contribution of the nutritionist biologist Valeria Del Balzo - into 5 menus inspired by the famous films. Protagonists of the scene: milk, coffee, yogurt, cereals, fruit, biscuits and rusks with jam or spreadable cream.
According to a research by the Doxa / Unionfood Observatory, breakfast is as popular at the cinema as at the table, so much so that 9 out of 10 Italians do not give up on their first meal in the morning. Great news for nutrition experts, who have always reiterated the importance of this meal. "From a nutritional point of view, breakfast is the moment in which we supply the body with energy after an overnight fast - explains Valeria Del Balzo, biologist and nutritionist at the" La Sapienza "University of Rome -. Eating in the morning there allows you to distribute calories in a balanced way throughout the day ".