Pesto: the traditionally mystical Italian sauce

Pesto is one of the sauces of the Italian culinary tradition typical of the Liguria region, a jagged arch on the sea, cradle of aromatic herbs. The original pesto is a cold sauce made from basil and cheese, enriched with pine nuts, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. As every recipe has undergone many transformations, […]

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Gelato: a surprise for the palate to taste the Italian flavor

Ice cream, the king of summer, beloved Italian and foreign dessert, is a delicacy of Italian birth. Although it has very ancient origins, to date every master ice cream maker puts his ingenuity and inventiveness to create ever new tastes. The great classics such as chocolate, pistachio and fiordilatte (cream) ice creams are accompanied by […]

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Bruschetta: the appetizer to taste Italy

The simplicity in the kitchen always wins and the bruschetta is one of those simple dishes that are also rich in flavor and authenticity. A delicious appetizer, a poor dish that is a must in restaurants throughout Italy. The bruschetta was born as a hymn of the Tricolor, the Italian flag, thanks to the colours of the three […]

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Tagliatelle: a tasteful type of pasta

Tagliatelle is a type of handmade egg pasta typical of Italian cuisine. It owes its name to the “cut” that is made on the puff pastry previously pulled with a rolling pin and rolled up on itself. It is an Emilian pasta but widespread throughout the peninsula. You could very well apply the word “going […]

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Alfredo sauce: the recipe of the Italian spirit

The fettuccine with Alfredo sauce, better known as double-butter blondes, are a typical dish of the Italian cuisine. Certainly most Italians do not know about it. Moreover, despite being misunderstood by Italians, it reflects the Italian spirit, so recognized in the world. The fettuccine with Alfredo sauce is an artistic dish that contains a slice of […]

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Ravioli: the recipe of the kings of stuffed pasta

Ravioli are one of the types of Italian fresh stuffed pasta: it is, in fact, a pasta that involves the preparation of a very thin sheet, and then that is cut into small squares to wrap the filling. They are known and widespread in many parts of the world and there are many variations such […]

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Tiramisù: the dessert that pulls you up

Tiramisù is certainly the most important dessert of Italian cuisine. Although the name in Italian may have more malicious connotations, in reality it takes the name of high energy capacities: a real triumph of energizers, as well as being a taste bomb. Also referring to its presumed aphrodisiac effects, it was thought that a taste […]

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Amatriciana: flavor of Rome

Amatriciana is one of those recipes that has got an eternal aura that defies the time. Despite it had undergone substantial changes, such as the addition of tomatoes, it remains a dish handed down from generation to generation. It is a very rich condiment based on four basic ingredients: the guanciale (pork cheek), the tomato, […]

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Cacio e pepe: what else?

Cacio e pepe, cheese and pepper is an institution of Rome. It represents the popular soul of city that despite being majestic is also rich of hidden treasures. Very popular throughout Italy, this dish is one of the most famous first courses, along with carbonara, gricia and amatriciana, but among the four it is the simplest […]

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Ragù alla bolognese: a must of traditional Italian cuisine

Ragù alla bolognese is one of the sauce most characteristic of Italian cuisine is what has consecrated the Beautiful Country, as a maximum, the holder of the good kitchen. This sauce is prepared with minced meat. Many people use different types of meat: in the original version there is beef and pork. For the origin […]

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