Pappa al Pomodoro View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Tomatoes: 500g
  • Bread: 300g
  • Vegetable broth: 1 liter
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Some basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Calories: 431
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carb: 56g
  • Fat Total: 21g
  • Fat Saturated: 2.8g
  • Deitary Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0g
  • Sodium: 6mg

Pappa Al Pomodoro

The Pappa al Pomodoro (Bread and Tomato Soup), a dish that speaks of Tuscany, a tasty childhood memory for many, comes…

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Italian Food

Reasons Why Italian Food Is Very Popular

No matter which country you travel to, be confident that you can find an Italian restaurant there. Italian cuisine is extremely popular everywhere, and for a good reason. While many people regard French food as the epitome of sophistication, Italian cuisine is just as delicious and even more accessible and favoured. There are plenty of

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Hand Made Gnocchi With Pumpkin View Ingredients
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  • Pumpkin pulp: 500 gr (17.64 oz)
  • Potatoes: 300 gr (10.58 oz)
  • Flour: 150 gr (5.29 0z)
  • Egg: 1
  • Salt
  • Calories: 201
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Fat: 2
  • Protein: 3.9

Pumpkin Gnocchi

During the fall-winter period, pumpking is very common in Italy. Used in the making of first courses, side dishes, as well…

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Pasta e patate alla napoletana View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Mixed Pasta format: 320 g
  • Potatoes: 750 g
  • Celery: 150 g
  • Carrots: 150 g
  • White onions: 1
  • Pancetta or Cheek Lard: 130 g
  • Tomato paste: 20 g (or fresh tomatoes in summer)
  • Rosemary: 1 sprig
  • Parmigiano Reggiano: the crust 1
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste
  • Salt up to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Calories: 307
  • Protein: 10.2g
  • Carb: 35.5g
  • Fat Total: 14.9g

Pasta e Patate alla Napoletana

The Pasta e Patate alla Napoletana (Neapolitan Pasta and Potatoes) is a delicious variation of the classic Pasta and Potatoes. It…

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How to make Authentic Italian Meatballs

What To Cook With Christmas Leftovers

During the holiday season we get caught up in the excitement and cook quantities of food that are almost always leftover. Food should never be wasted and for this reason there are recipes that can reinvent dishes with leftover Christmas food. In a perspective of conscious consumption every product every ingredient should not be thrown

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Panettone View Ingredients
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  • Panettone: 1
  • Mascarpone: 500 gr (17.63 oz)
  • Large eggs: 4
  • Sugar: 80 gr (2.82 oz)
  • Calories: 239
  • Carbohydrates: 26
  • Fat: 15
  • Protein: 5

Panettone With Mascarpone Cream

Panettone is a typical dessert of the Italian Christmas tradition. It was born in Milan and it is spread all over…

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Panzerotti Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Durum wheat semolina (or Manitoba): 500 gr
  • Flour 00: 500 gr
  • Sugar: 1 teaspoon (or 1 teaspoon of honey)
  • Brewer's yeast: 7gr
  • Olive oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Salt: 20gr
  • Warm water: 570 ml
  • Abundant oil for frying
  • Peeled tomatoes (or tomato sauce or fresh tomatoes): 300 gr
  • Mozzarella (or Treccia or Scamorza): 500gr
  • Oregano as needed
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Calories: 255
  • Protein: 9.90g
  • Fat Total: 7g
  • Fat Saturated: 3.5g
  • Carb: 38g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 270mg


Apulian fried Panzerotti are a street food (but also a comfort food) typical of the Italian Apulia region tradition. Puglia also…

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Authentic Lasagna Bolognese View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Eggs: 3
  • Flour: 350-400g (“00” flour)
  • Spinach already cleaned and washed: 400g
  • Stretched Pancetta: 150g
  • Mixed Minced Meat (pork loin and beef muscle): 700g
  • Butter: 90g
  • Dry White Wine: ½ glass
  • Tomato Sauce: 300g
  • Celery: 1
  • Carrot: 1
  • Onion: 1
  • Concentrate Tomato Paste: 2 tablespoons
  • Coarse Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Butter: 100g
  • Flour: 100g (“00” flour)
  • Salt: 1 pinch
  • Whole Milk: 1 liter
  • Nutmeg to grate to taste
  • Calories: 127
  • Protine: 8.26g
  • Fat Total: 4.73g
  • Fat Saturated: 2.245g
  • Carb: 12.87g
  • Deitary Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 280mg

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna alla Bolognese is a typical dish of Emilia Romagna region, more specifically, of the city of Bologna. Despite the authorship…

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Polenta and Italian Sausage

3 Best Italian Recipes On Cast Iron Griddle

Grilling means using a cast iron pan or other material as a cooking method that allows you to prepare very tasty main courses. The cast iron pan is used for the type of cooking called grilled. The name of this type of cooking comes from the old kitchens of the past. With the old stove

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Baked Lamba Potatoes Oven View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Lamb: 1kg
  • Red potatoes: 1kg
  • Spring onions: 1
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Lemon juice: 1 lemon
  • Water: 200ml
  • Dry white wine: 80ml
  • Thyme: 3 ramets
  • Rosemary: 2 ramets
  • Sage: 4 leaves
  • Bay leaves: 2
  • Leafy juniper berries: 5
  • Salt up to taste
  • Black pepper up to taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil up to taste
  • Calories: 710
  • Protein: 42.9g
  • Fat Total: 40.6g
  • Fat Saturated: 16.40g
  • Carb: 40g
  • Deitary Fiber: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 142mg
  • Sodium: 520mg

Baked Lamb With Potatoes

The most devoted to traditions will not fail to bring to the Easter table a typical dish based on lamb. The…

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Pasta alla Gricia Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Rigatoni Pasta: 500g
  • Spicy cheek lard or jowl bacon: 200g
  • Pecorino Romano cheese DOP: 150g
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Calories: 528
  • Protein: 26g
  • Fat Total: 19g
  • Fat Saturated: 8.5g
  • Carb: 63g
  • Deitary Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 559mg
  • Cholesterol: 57mg

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia is one of the most famous dishes of the Lazio cuisine, considered the ancestor of Pasta all’Amatriciana. In…

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Spaghetti Carbonara View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Spaghetti: 320 g
  • Spicy cheek lard or jowl bacon: 150 g
  • Eggs: 6 (5 yolks and 1 whole)
  • Pecorino Romano cheese: 50 g
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Calories: 429
  • Protein: 14.40g
  • Fat Total: 5.80g
  • Fat Saturated: 2.50g
  • Carb: 1.30g
  • Deitary Fiber: 0.90g
  • Cholesterol: 289.20mg
  • Sodium: 534.50mg

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

The first Carbonara seems to have been made in Rome in 1944. The most reliable story tells the meeting between the…

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Baked Pasta With Eggplants

11 Best Italian Pasta Dishes for Sunday Lunch

We present here the best Italian Pasta dishes for Sunday Lunch. From North to South, the most famous dishes that every family in Italy prepares for the family. Most recipes have different versions, that vary from Region to Region or even from family to family. This is due to the fact that in Italy the

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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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gnudi View Ingredients
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  • Flour 00: 50 gr
  • Eggs: 1
  • Spinach: 500 gr
  • Ricotta cheese: 250 gr
  • Parmesan cheese: 1 tablespoon
  • garlic: 1 clove
  • salt, pepper, oil
  • Butter
  • sage
  • Tuscan pecorino cheese
  • Calories: 163
  • Carbohydrates: 12.3
  • Fat: 7.3
  • Protein: 10

Tuscan Gnudi

It is between Siena and Grosseto that this rich Tuscan dish was born. A curious name that derives from the local…

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History of Tuscan Cooking, the Best Dishes

It seems that also French cooking was born from Tuscan cooking, a great boast for the Italian culinary tradition. This could be really possible because Caterina de’ Medici married Henry II of Volois, bringing with her, in her new French residence, some of the recipes of “home” and also ingredients such as olive oil and

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The Origins of Pizzoccheri alla Valtellinese

It seems that buckwheat was cultivated for the first time in Asia, precisely in the region of Himalayas, buckwheat then spread all over the world. When it arrived in Italy by Turks, it was mistakenly called Saracen Wheat. It has always been considered a product for the poorer classes, it is economical, simple to produce,

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Lampredotto, the Street Food of Tuscan Cooking

Lampredotto is a dish which arouses different reactions in those who taste it. Either you hate it or you love it. Today it can be found in roadside stands, in food trucks, in food markets, but it is also having a new life in restaurants, thanks to the rediscovery of traditional Tuscan dishes. Its etymology

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tuscan-riboliita View Ingredients
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  • Dried cannellini beans: 400 gr (14,10 oz)
  • Stale bread: 300 gr (10,50 oz)
  • Black cabbage: 200 gr (7,00 oz)
  • Savoy cabbage: ¼
  • Swiss chard: 100 gr (3,50 oz)
  • Potatoes: 2
  • Tomatoes: 2
  • Onion: 1
  • Carrots: 2
  • Rosemary, thyme
  • Vegetable broth: 2 l (9 cup)
  • Calories: 362
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Fat: 26
  • Fiber: 9
  • Protein: 25

Tuscan Ribollita

The Tuscan Ribollita is a first course typical of the poor tradition of the region. It is in fact a soup…

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carnaroli rice

Curiosities about Carnaroli Rice

Carnaroli rice has always been associated to Lombardy, where it was born in 1945 from the crossing of Vialone and Lencino varieties. The inventor of this new product, Ettore de Vecchi, was looking for a rice having characteristics of cooking and resistance to atmospheric agents. The etymology is the result of a promise made by

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Autumn Products on Italian Tables

Autumn colors even the tables, not only the Italian landscapes. The foliage that can be admired in the mountain woods or among the hilly vineyards can also be found in the dishes, which take on those typical autumn nuances. Delicate flavors, with intense aromas that fill the kitchen, without ever tiring. There are many combinations

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Apple Strudel Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Flour 00: 440 g.
  • Warm water: 160 g
  • Eggs: 2
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Seed oil: 60 g.
  • Sour apples: 1.2 kg (Renette apples should be the right type)
  • Sugar: 120 g
  • Cinnamon: 1 teaspoon
  • Breadcrumbs: 250 g
  • Melted butter: 80 g
  • Raisins: 80 g (a handful)
  • Rum: 2 teaspoons
  • 30 g. of pine nuts
  • Lemon: 1 tablespoon of juice and the zest
  • Icing sugar q.b.
  • Calories: 274
  • Protein: 3.3g
  • Fat Total: 11.2g
  • Fat Saturated: 2.0mg
  • Carb: 41.1g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Sodium: 157mg

Apple Strudel

Strudel, one of the best Italian desserts, is the delicious dessert stuffed with apples and raisins that is associated with Trentino…

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