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Colomba- Italian Easter Cake

Colomba pasquale or colomba di Pasqua  (“Easter Dove” in English) is an Italian traditional Easter cake, the counterpart of the two well-known Italian Christmas desserts, panettone and pandoro. The dough  is made in a similar manner to panettone, with... read more

Valentine’s Day Ideas!

  Surprise your partner with the most romantic evening for Valentine’s Day Leave the crowded and loud restaurants to average people and offer to your special someone an intimate and divine dinner prepared by in the comfort of your own home with help from... read more

Guide to Italian Cheese

After the fall of the Roman Empire, many of the Italian Cheese making techniques they pioneered were largely abandoned, only to survive in isolated areas such as in the mountains or monasteries, where monks created monastery cheeses based on the Roman innovations.

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Italian Truffles

The truffle …what is it? The truffle, a common name which indicates the fruiting bodies of mushrooms which carry out their entire life cycle underground (Hypogeous) belonging to the Tuber genus. They must live in symbiosis with trees in order to produce their... read more

Italian Honey

“Miele” in Italian, honey is vastly popular throughout Italy.  Especially in tea, desserts, and pairing with assorted cheeses and fruits, one can find honey on the table from the antipasti, to dessert. Flavors and production can vary greatly within the 20... read more

Parmigiano-Reggiano

Parmigiano-Reggiano, or Parmesan cheese, is a hard, granular cheese. The name “Parmesan” is often used generically for various imitations of this cheese, although European jurisprudence forbids this. It is named after the producing areas, which comprise... read more

Italian Salami

Salami is a type of cured sausage consisting of fermented and air-dried meat, typically beef or pork. Historically, salami was popular among Southern European peasants because it stores at room temperature for up to 40 days once cut, potentially supplementing a meager... read more

Olives from Italy

Olives grown in Italy are Twenty-five percent of in the worlds. As of 2004, over 350 varieties of olive trees are cultivated throughout the country. Southern Italian olives yield far more oil than do northern ones. A tree in the south will produce about 20 litres of... read more

Gelato

Gelato is the Italian word for “ice cream”, derived from the Latin word gelātus (meaning “frozen”). In English this word commonly refers to varieties of ice cream made in a traditional Italian style. Gelato can be made with milk, cream, various... read more

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a real treat for the palate,  they are excellent as side dish or appetizer to accompany your meal. Typically the peppers are stuffed with ingredients such as; tuna, cheese, anchovies and olives, as they compliant the flavours of the peppers... read more

Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar means since ages culture and history of Modena. Its existence is due to the particular land and climate characteristics of the county and moreover to the knowledge, the expertise and the competences of the human factor that in a wonderful synthesis... read more

Capers

Divine, heavenly, celestial: those are few of the words used to describe the capers bud which is the essential ingredient of the Italian traditional cuisine in the South and in the islands. We all have seen pictures of beautiful capers flowers with colorful stamens... read more