Artichokes: the Roman warrior with a tender heart

The artichoke is a complex vegetable. Sung and told by many, with the words of Pablo Neruda in his Ode al carciofo we find a precise description: “The tender-hearted artichoke was dressed as a warrior”. The artichoke is a vegetable with a unique shape, extremely generous, which goes with many second courses and that can […]

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Polpette: the Italian dish that conquers the world

Polpette are one of those dishes that accompany the life of an Italian from childhood to adulthood. In fact, many Italians would say that it was their grandmother who created the recipe for polpette. Depending on the city and the region, there are different kind of meatballs, flavored with several spices, with sauce or in white: […]

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Saltimbocca alla Romana: the unmistakable Italian taste

Saltimbocca alla Romana (Roman style veal slices) are a typical dish of the Roman cuisine: tasty slices of veal with raw ham and sage with a flavor so good that they jump directly into the mouth! A quick and appetizing treat: the name probably comes from its unmistakable taste. However, the origin of this dish […]

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Bread: the Italian must-have in the meal

Bread is one of the most complete foods of the Mediterranean diet: full, provides energy and goes well with any other ingredients. You can eat it for breakfast with jam or spreadable cream; it can be enjoyed for lunch and dinner together with the side dishes; you can savor it as a snack to break […]

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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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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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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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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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