Guide to Italian Cheese

After the Roman Empire, a lot of the techniques of Italian Cheese making were largely abandoned,  they only survived in remote areas such  in the mountains or monasteries. Individual Italian states had developed their own their traditions which resulted in cheeses...

Have delicious Italian food for free? Yes you can!

  Do you recall in historical times the use of the ancient bartering system? If one individual had a cow, they would have been able to barter milk, butter or meat for something they needed more. This exchanging of goods or services for or necessities without use...

Consorzio Tutela Mozzarella di Bufala Campana

The Consorzio di Tutela della Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, created in 1981, is the only organisation acknowledged by theDepartment for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies for the protection, safeguarding, improvement and promotion of this extraordinary cheese...

Spaghetti alla Amatriciana Sauce

Sugo all’amatriciana or alla matriciana is a mouth watering traditional Italian pasta dish based on guanciale ( pork cheek),tomato and  pecorino cheese. Originating from the town of Amatrice (in the mountainous Province of Rieti of Lazio region), the Amatriciana...

Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms

Risotto is a north Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, or vegetable. Many types of risotto contain butter, wine and onion. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. Risotto in Italy...