Spaghetti alle Vongole (Spaghetti with Clams) View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Spaghetti: 320g
  • Clams: 1kg
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 4 tablespoons
  • White wine (dry): 1/2 cup
  • Persley: 1 tuft
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Calories: 480
  • Protein: 26.7g
  • Fat Total: 20.20g
  • Fat Saturated: 13.05g
  • Carb: 46.2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 461mg

Spaghetti With Clams

Spaghetti alle Vongole (Spaghetti with Clams) is a seafood dish par excellence, a classic of the Neapolitan tradition and in general of…

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5 Favorite Summer Dishes

5 Favorite Summer Dishes of Italian People

Every year, when summer time arrives, they start searching for the most pleasing cold dishes to taste. The Mediterranean climate is not always clement and sometimes we tend to prefer something fresh, light and based on seasonal products. Italian cooking always pays attention to the use of seasonal ingredients. This allows to consume foods rich

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Italian Sandwich

Typical Sandwiches for Every Italian Region

Even in Italy, street food plays a fundamental role within the traditional diet. Whether it’s take-away pasta or a sandwich on the fly, Italians never shy away from food. Every region of Italy has its own ingredients and typical bread shapes, so it is easy to satisfy all tastes. Sandwiches are the classic lunch break

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Spaghetti San Giuannidd San Giuannin San Giovannino Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Spaghetti: 400 g
  • Cherry tomatoes 500 g or 4-5 San Marzano tomatoes
  • Olives in brine without stones (black, or black and green mixed): 40 g
  • Garlic: 2 cloves
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 6 tablespoons
  • Dry spicy chili pepper: 1
  • Capers desalted: 2 teaspoons
  • Anchovy fillets in oil: 6
  • Salt to taste
  • Calories: 412
  • Protein: 12.37g
  • Fat Total: 14.40g
  • Fat Saturated: 2.15g
  • Carb: 48g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 1122mg

Spaghetti Alla San Giuannidd

Spaghetti alla San Giuannin, or San Giuannid according to the zones and dialects, are a main dish of the Apulian popular…

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Casatiello Dolce (Sweet Casatiello) View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Flour “00” or Manitoba: 500 gr
  • Sugar: 250 gr
  • Lard (the "nzogna"): 125 gr
  • Criscito (sourdough): 100 gr
  • Eggs: 4
  • Orange: 1 for the juice
  • Strega liqueur: 30 ml, a small glass
  • Cloves and cinnamon
  • Egg whites whipped: 50 gr (more or less 4 eggs)
  • icing sugar
  • Lemon drops, 1 teaspoon
  • "Diavulilli": little coloured sugar candies
  • Calories: 368
  • Protein: 5.2g
  • Fat Total: 17g
  • Fat Saturated: 8.8g
  • Carb: 51g
  • Sodium: 30mg

Casatiello Dolce

The Casatiello Dolce (Sweet Casatiello) is a cake symbol of the Easter tradition together with the Neapolitan pastiera. It has the…

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Torta Pasqualina Easter Pie

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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Cantucci Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Eggs: 5
  • Sugar: 400g
  • Ammonia for cakes: 15g
  • Almonds (without hull): 200g
  • Flour: 800g
  • Grated peel of 1 lemon
  • Calories: 126
  • Protein: 2.43g
  • Fat Total: 3.77g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.64g
  • Carb: 21.00g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 3mg


The Cantucci with almonds are also known with the original name of “Biscotti di Prato”. They are traditional sweets, very simple to…

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Fregola Pasta With Clams

Traditional Sardinian Dishes: 5 Recipes To Try

Sardinian gastronomic tradition is the result of the contamination of the cultures that overlook the Mediterranean. If in the northern part of the island we find many dishes similar to those of Liguria, in the western part we notice the Spanish influence. Everything is personalized according to the local raw materials and to the local

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Polpette_Melanzane_Eggplant_Meatballs View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Eggplants: 800g
  • Stale bread: 3 slices
  • Bread crumbs: 120 g
  • Parmigiano Reggiano grated: 120 g
  • Medium Eggs: 2
  • Scamorza Cheese: 250g
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Parsley: 1 small tuft
  • Seed Oil for frying: 1,5 liter
  • Calories: 20
  • Protein: 1.12g
  • Fat Total: 0.56g
  • Fat Saturated: 0.195g
  • Carb: 2.85g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 115mg

Polpette di Melanzane

The recipe of Polpette di Melanzane (Eggplant Meatballs) is easy and quick, perfect for an aperitif or as a second course…

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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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Creamy Codfish Venetian-Style View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Stockfish: 800 gr
  • Whole milk: 500 ml
  • Peanut oil: 1 lt
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Water as required
  • Calories: 356
  • Protein: 19.95g
  • Fat Total: 29.57g
  • Fat Saturated: 4.76g
  • Carb: 1.05g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Sodium: 2370mg

Venetian Style Creamy Cod

The Venetian Creamy Codfish (Baccalà Mantecato alla Veneziana) a typical recipe of the culinary tradition of Venice. It is a very refined…

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Piadina Romagnola

Origins And Variants Of Piadina Romagnola

Piadina Romagnola is the summer street food of Emilia Romagna par excellence. It is so deep-rooted to be recognized with the mark of Protected Geographical Indication (IGP). Mainly there are two different types of dough, but in practice, each family has its own personal recipe. The Piadina protected by the IGP trademark, foresees strict doses

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Lasagne al pesto View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Eggs: 3
  • Flour: 350-400g (“00” flour)
  • Garlic: 1/2 clove
  • Cooking Salt: 2 pinch
  • Extra Vergin Olive Oil: 200 g
  • Basil: 100 g
  • Pecorino cheese: 60 g
  • Parmigiano Reggiano cheese: 140 g
  • Pine Nuts: 30 g
  • Butter: 100g
  • Flour: 100g (“00” flour)
  • Salt: 1 pinch
  • Whole Milk: 1 liter
  • Nutmeg to grate to taste
  • Parmigiano Reggiano greated: 80g
  • Boiled Potatoes: 3 medium size
  • Boiled Green Beans: 200g
  • Calories: 393
  • Protein: 13.93g
  • Fat Total: 13.5g
  • Fat Saturated: 7.43g
  • Carb: 52.20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 78mg

Lasagne al Pesto

Lasagne al Pesto (Lasagne with basil Pesto) is an original and easy recipe based on layers of egg pasta sheets (Lasagne), with…

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Torta Caprese (Caprese Cake) Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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  • Peeled almonds or almond flour: 185 g
  • Excellent quality dark chocolate: 125 gr
  • Butter: 125 gr
  • Eggs: 3 medium
  • Sugar: 125 gr
  • Peel of 1 orange
  • Gran Marnier or Rum: 1 tablespoon
  • Icing sugar to decorate
  • Calories: 425
  • Protein: 7.95g
  • Fat Total: 29.22g
  • Fat Saturated: 11.35g
  • Carb: 35.8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1g
  • Cholesterol: 99g
  • Sodium: 239mg

Torta Caprese

Torta Caprese (Caprese Cake) is a Neapolitan cake typical of the Isle of Capri, based on dark chocolate and almonds, with…

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Stuffed Zucchini Genoese

5 Traditional Ligurian Recipes You Must Try

Ligurian cuisine is not only based on sea recipes, but it also undergoes the influence of the mountains which are the background of the beautiful landscapes of the region. A contamination that gives life to different dishes that can satisfy all tastes. Ligurian traditional recipes are born from poor ingredients, assembled and prepared with such

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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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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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