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History of the First Dishes of the Roman Tradition

A vacation in Rome has among its basic stops the local restaurants to try the traditional cuisine. These are poor dishes, with few ingredients, but of excellent quality and processed in a wise way according to ancient recipes. Eating in Rome is like taking a leap into history: discovering all the dishes that, now as

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Pesto, History and Variants of Ligurian Sauce

Ligurian Pesto does not have roots as ancient as many other recipes of the Italian gastronomical tradition. It was in the half of the nineteenth century when we find it for the first time in the book of Giovanni Battista Ratto, a gastronome of that time, who mentions it in his work ‘La Cuciniera Genovese’.

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The Veal Milanese History

History Of The Origins Of The Veal Milanese

Contrary to what one might think, the Veal Milanese (Cotoletta alla Milanese), one of the most typical and well-known dishes of Milan together with the Milanese Risotto, has very ancient origins. It is in fact it was in the list of food offered for lunch by an abbot to the canons of S. Ambrogio in

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Italian Dinner

7 Best Italian Main Dishes for Dinner

Italian Cuisine is well know all over the World especially for Pasta Dishes. But the typical Italian meal is made by a first course (normally pasta) and a second course of meat or fish accompanied by vegetables. So, we would like to present the 7 Best Italian Main Dishes which are perfect as a Sunday

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7 Traditional Italian Easter Dishes

Easter is coming and we have to think about the delicious dishes of traditional Italian cuisine. In Italy, the traditional Easter dishes are not lacking and, from year to year, from generation to generation, are handed down and re-proposed, often with some variations.  In this article we have selected the top 7 traditional Italian Easter dishes

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Best 5 Pizzerias in Naples

The Best Historical Pizzerias in Naples

If you visit Naples you must eat the authentic Neapolitan Pizza. UNESCO has inscribed the “Art of Neapolitan Pizzaiuolo” in 2017 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. All that is related to the making of authentic Neapolitan Pizza, from the art of handling the dough to the movements that are carried

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Bucatini The Original Pasta of Rome

Bucatini, The Typical Pasta Of The City Of Rome

The bucatini are a type of long pasta similar to big pierced spaghetti, typical of the city of Rome that combines them with strong and simple condiments (Gricia, Amatriciana, Carbonara). It is a pasta made from durum wheat semolina. Cooking time is more or less the same as spaghetti because, even if they are bigger,

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The Exquisite Colatura di Alici di Cetara

Colatura di Alici di Cetara (Anchovy Drippings) is an Italian fish sauce made from anchovies, from the small fishing village of Cetara, Campania. The sauce is a transparent, amber-colored liquid, produced by fermenting anchovies in brine. The fish used in the sauce are harvested from the Amalfi Coast between March 25 (Annunciation) and July 22.  The

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