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lampredotto

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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Ingredients
  • 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)
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Nutrients
  • 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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pumpkin

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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Italian Homemade Cold Seafood Salad with Fish Mussels and Octopus View Ingredients
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Ingredients
  • Cleaned octopus: 500 gr17.60 oz)
  • cleaned squid: 400 gr (14.10 oz)
  • prawns: 300 gr (10.58 oz)
  • 20 olives
  • half a celery stalk
  • arugula
  • 1 lemon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, pepper
  • parsley
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 108
  • Carbohydrates: 1
  • Fat: 5
  • Protein: 12

Seafood Salad

Seafood salad is a traditional Italian summer recipe, based on crustaceans and molluscs which are seasoned with oil, salt and lemon.…

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piadina-romagnola View Ingredients
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Ingredients
  • All pourpose flour: 500 gr (17,60 oz)
  • Water: 250 gr (8,80 oz)
  • Lard: 1 tablespoon
  • instant yeast: 10 gr (0.35 oz)
  • salt: 10 gr (0,35 oz)
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 335
  • Carbohydrates: 47.8
  • Fat: 12.7
  • Fiber: 1.4
  • Protein: 6.8

Piadina Romagnola

Emblem of the cuisine of Emilia Romagna, piadina is the classic street food found in every corner of the Riviera Romagnola…

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Cold Pasta Salad View Ingredients
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Ingredients
  • Pasta to taste: 320 gr (11.30 oz)
  • cherry tomatoes: 250 gr (8.80 oz)
  • basil: 15 leaves
  • pitted olives: 20
  • mozzarella: 200 gr (7.05 oz)
  • tuna fish: 200 gr (7.05 oz)
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 335
  • Carbohydrates: 34.5
  • Fat: 16.2
  • Protein: 12.5

Cold Pasta Salad

Cold pasta or pasta salad, is the favorite summer dish of Italians during hot summer days. Not even in the hottest…

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Baci di dama View Ingredients
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Ingredients
  • All pourpose flour: 250 g (8,80 oz)
  • Butter: 150 g (5,30 oz)
  • Egg: 1
  • Hazelnuts 150 g (5,30 oz)
  • Icing sugar: 150 g (5,30 oz)
  • Salt: 1 pinch
  • Dark chocolate 150 g (5,30 oz)
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 562
  • Carbohydrates: 57
  • Fat: 35
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 7

Baci Di Dama

I baci di dama (lady’s kisses) are cookies originating from Piedmont, more precisely from Tortona. Their origin dates back to about…

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Caprese Salad Authentic Recipes View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Buffalo Mozzarella: 500 gr
  • Ripe Tomatoes: 4
  • Basil: 1 tuft
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 4 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 270
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat Total: 25g
  • Fat Saturated: 9.2g
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Deitary Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Carb: 4g

Caprese Salad

The Caprese is a typical salad of Capri island, from which it takes its name. It’s very easy to prepare and…

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Artichokes alla Romana Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Artichokes: 4
  • Parsley: 50 g
  • Mint leaves: 5
  • Anchovy fillets in oil: 3
  • Breadcrumbs: 2 tablespoons
  • Grated parmesan: 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Lemon: 1
  • Extra virgin olive oil as needed
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Pepper: a pinch
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 94
  • Protein: 3.20g
  • Fat Total: 5.06g
  • Fat Saturated: 0.8g
  • Carb: 6.50g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.20g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Sodium: 2mg

Artichokes Alla Romana

Artichokes alla Romana (Roman Style Artichokes) is an iconic dish of the typical Roman cuisine, and Lazio in general. It is…

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Arancini Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Saffron: 1 sachet
  • Butter: 30 g
  • Vialone Nano rice: 500 g
  • Salt: up to 1 pinch
  • Water: 1.2 lt
  • Caciocavallo matured to be grated: 100 g
  • Breadcrumbs: 100 gr
  • Seed Oil to fry: 1,5 lt
  • Salt up to taste
  • Black pepper taste
  • Onions: ½
  • Butter: 25 g
  • Pork minced meat: 100 g
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 3 tablespoon
  • Tomato sauce: 200 ml
  • Small peas: 80 g
  • Fresh Caciocavallo: 50 g
  • Red wine: 50 ml
  • Ham cooked in a single slice: 30 g
  • Mozzarella: 60 g
  • Flour 00: 200 g
  • Salt up to 1 pinch
  • Water: 300 ml
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 270
  • Protein: 11.28g
  • Fat Total: 12.01g
  • Fat Saturated: 5.95g
  • Carb: 27.28g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Sodium: 383mg

Arancini Rice Balls

Arancini (or Arancine as they are called in Palermo), the pride of Sicilian cuisine, are small timbales of rice suitable to be…

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Panna Cotta Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Fresh cream: 1/2 liter
  • Sugar: 100 g
  • Milk: 100 ml
  • Isinglass (gelatin): 10 g
  • Vanilla stick: 1 (or 1 sachet of vanilla powder)
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 225
  • Protein: 1.08g
  • Fat Total: 12.33g
  • Fat Saturated: 7.68g
  • Carb: 23.38g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 38mg

Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta recipe has Piedmontese origins and is one of the most well-known and appreciated desserts not only in Italy, but all…

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Torta Pasqualina Easter Pie View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Spinach: 500 gr
  • Ricotta cheese: 200 gr
  • Grated Parmesan cheese: 40 gr
  • Grated pecorino cheese: 40 gr
  • Eggs: 6
  • Ready-to-use puff pastry: 2
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 380
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat Total: 23g
  • Carb: 23g

Torta Pasqualina (Italian Easter Pie)

The Torta Pasqualina (Italian Pasqualina Easter Pie) comes directly from the ancient Ligurian culinary tradition. This rustic cake is easy to…

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Lobster Linguine Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Linguine pasta: 400 g
  • Lobster: (2 lobsters) 1 kg
  • Shallot: 50 g
  • Garlic: 2 cloves
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 30 g
  • Parsley to be chopped: 30 g (1 tablespoon)
  • Ripe tomatoes :500 g (or tomato sauce 750 gr)
  • Dry white wine: 60 g (half glass)
  • Salt to taste
  • Chili pepper as required
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 420
  • Protein: 19.6g
  • Fat Total: 12.0g
  • Carb: 60.5g

Lobster Linguine

Linguine with Lobster (Linguine all’Astice) is a recipe of Italian cuisine, a refined and tasty main course dish, perfect for an…

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Mozzarella in Carrozza View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • White sandwich bread: 8 slices
  • Mozzarella: 250 g
  • Eggs: 3
  • Breadcrumbs: 100 g
  • Flour 00 as required
  • Peanut oil for frying
  • Salt: a pinch
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 282
  • Protein: 12.11g
  • Fat Total: 15.04g
  • Fat Saturated: 5.32g
  • Carb: 24.20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Sodium: 457mg

Mozzarella In Carrozza

Mozzarella in Carrozza (Fried Mozzarella Sandwiches) is a traditional preparation with mozzarella cheese from Campania and Lazio (like Potato Gateau and Gnocchi…

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Risotto Milanese Authentic Italian Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • "Carnaroli" or "Vialone Nano" rice: 300 g
  • Bone marrow (to taste): 20 g
  • Butter: 80 g
  • Onion: 40 g
  • Dry white wine: 50 g
  • Saffron: 2 sachets
  • Meat broth: 1 L
  • Parmesan cheese: 60 g
  • Salt to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 349
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Fat Total: 0.8g
  • Fat Saturated: 0.1g
  • Carb: 76g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1g
  • Sodium: 1.2mg

Milanese Risotto

This Milanese Risotto (Risotto alla Milanese) is the king of  culinary tradition of the city of Milan, together with Veal Milanese…

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Authentic Cotoletta Milanese Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Veal cutlets: 4 (cut as high as the bone)
  • Butter: 100 g
  • Eggs: 2
  • Flour: 100 g
  • Bread crumbs: 200 g
  • Salt as needed
  • Lemon: 1
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 387
  • Protein: 25.4g
  • Fat Total: 24.50g
  • Fat Saturated: 6.50g
  • Carb: 15g
  • Deitary Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Sodium: 302mg

Milanese Cotoletta

The Milanese is an evergreen dish that everyone always likes, from children to adults. There are those who prefer it thin…

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Mascarpone Cream Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Mascarpone: 500 gr
  • Large eggs: 4
  • Sugar: 80 gr
  • Marsala or rum (optional): 1 tablespoon
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 360
  • Protein: 8.69g
  • Fat Total: 31.53g
  • Carb: 10.63g

Mascarpone Cream

Say “Mascarpone Cream” and any good Lombard will answer “Panettone” or “Pandoro”. Pronounce the magic word “Mascarpone Cream” and from Rome…

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Ricotta and Spinach Cannelloni View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Flour 0: 400 gr (14,11 oz)
  • Eggs: 4
  • Flour 0: 50 gr (1,76 oz)
  • Milk: 1 l (4,23 cup)
  • Butter: 50 gr (1,76 oz)
  • Salt to taste
  • Moscat Walnut to taste
  • Spinach already cooked: 350 gr (12,35 oz)
  • Ricotta: 500 gr (17,64 oz)
  • Grated parmesan: 50 gr (1,76 oz)
  • Salt to taste
  • Moscat Walnut to taste
  • Tomato Sauce: 500 ml (2,12 cup)
  • Onion (small): 1
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVO) to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper (optional) to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 133
  • Protein: 4.90g
  • Fat Total: 5.60g
  • Carb: 15.30g
  • Fiber: 0.80g
  • Sodium: 0.63g

Ricotta And Spinach Cannelloni

The Ricotta and Spinach Cannelloni with tomato sauce are a timeless classic of Italian cuisine, loved by young and elderly people.…

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Brasato al barolo authentic Italian recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Beef, priest’s hat cut: 1kg
  • Barolo (1 bottle): 750ml
  • Carrots (about 2 medium): 160g
  • Celery (about 2 medium ribs): 100g
  • Golden onions (about 1 large): 180g
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Rosemary: 1 sprig
  • Laurel: 2 leaves
  • Cloves: 3
  • Black peppercorns: 4
  • Cinnamon sticks: 1
  • Butter: 15g
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 50g
  • Salt as needed
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 240
  • Protein: 32g
  • Fat Total: 12
  • Fat Saturated: 5.3g
  • Carb: 0g
  • Deitary Fiber: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 71.7mg
  • Sodium: 75.8mg

Brasato al Barolo

When it comes to rich and succulent recipes, the Piedmont region shows off some truly magnificent dishes. What do we find…

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Casatiello Napoletano View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Flour “00” TYPE: 700 gr
  • Lard: 130 gr
  • Brewer's Yeast: 25 gr
  • Water: 500 ml
  • Sugar: 5 gr
  • Salt: 15 gr
  • Pepper to taste.
  • Salami: 300 gr
  • Smoked bacon: 150 gr
  • Smoked Scamorza: 100 gr
  • Provolone cheese (Hot version, “Piccante”): 100 gr
  • Pecorino cheese: 50 gr
  • Parmesan cheese: 50 gr
  • Eggs: 6
  • Lard: 10 gr
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 397
  • Protein: 15.91g
  • Fat Total: 16.8g
  • Fat Saturated: 6.15g
  • Carb: 44.54g
  • Deitary Fiber: 2.1g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Sodium: 688mg

Casatiello Napoletano

The Casatiello Napoletano (Easter Bread from Naples) is a bakery product of the Neapolitan culinary tradition, with ancient origins. With its…

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Neapolitan Pizza Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Water: 600ml
  • Salt: 20g
  • Fresh Brewer's Yeast: 25g
  • Flour: 1 kg ("00 flour")
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil: 50ml
  • Sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • Peeled Tomatoes (preferably San Marzano type): 1 kg
  • Mozzarella Cheese ("Fiordilatte" or Buffalo Mozzarella):1,2 kg
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil: 100ml
  • Basil: 1 tuft
  • Salt to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 890
  • Protein: 12g
  • Fat Total: 8g
  • Fat Saturated: 3.5g
  • Carb: 31g
  • Sodium: 598mg
  • Deitary Fiber: 2
  • Cholesterol: 17mg

Neapolitan Pizza

The history of Pizza is long, complex and uncertain. The Pizza Marinara (topped only with tomato sauce, garlic and oregano) dates…

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Spaghetti all'Amatriciana View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Spaghetti or Bucatini: 500g
  • Amatrice Guanciale: 125g
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil: 1 tablesppon
  • A drop of dry white wine
  • 6 or 7 San Marzano tomatoes or 400 g. of peeled tomatoes
  • A pinch of hot chili pepper
  • Grated Pecorino from Amatrice: 100g
  • Salt
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 219
  • Protein: 6.63g
  • Fat Total: 8.48g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.82g
  • Carb: 27.70g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Sodium: 262mg

Pasta All’Amatriciana

The regional dishes are often a matter of dispute among Italians, whether they are professional chefs or amateur chefs, and Spaghetti…

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Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Red Potatoes: 1 kg
  • Flour "00": 300 g
  • Medium eggs: 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Semolina to taste
  • Gorgonzola Cheese: 250g
  • Whole Milk: 70ml
  • Cooking Cream: 50ml
  • Parmigiano Reggiano cheese: 60ml
  • Butter: 1 knob
  • Pepper up to taste
  • Salt up to taste
  • Dusting of Nutmeg
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 464
  • Protein: 16.2g
  • Fat Total: 31.4g
  • Carb: 31.1g

Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola

The Gnocchi al Gorgonzola (Potato Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cheese) are irresistible potato dumplings topped with a Gorgonzola cream. They have a strong…

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Grandma's Cake Classic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Eggs: 3
  • Sugar: 150g
  • Butter: 150g
  • Vanilla yeast: 1/2 sachet
  • Flour: 500g
  • Lemon zust: 1
  • Whole milk: 750 g
  • Whole eggs: 3
  • Yolks: 1
  • Sugar: 225 g
  • Corn starch (cornstarch): 35 g
  • Flour 00: 30 g
  • Lemon peel: 1
  • Pine nuts: 40g
  • Icing sugar
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 500
  • Protein: 10.2g
  • Fat Total: 26.4g
  • Fat Saturated: 13.3g
  • Carb: 59.4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 415mg
  • Sodium: 16mg

Grandma’s Cake

It will be for its reassuring name, which tastes good and genuine, Torta della Nonna (Italian Grandma’s Cake) is still a must…

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Chicken Cacciatore Italian Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Whole chicken: 1.3 kg
  • Peeled tomatoes: 400 g
  • Golden onions: 1
  • Carrots: 1
  • Celery: 1 coast
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Red wine: 100 ml
  • Extra virgin olive oil as required
  • Rosemary: 1 sprig
  • Chopped parsley: 1 tuft
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 580
  • Protein: 34.12g
  • Fat Total: 44.6g
  • Fat Saturated: 10.6g
  • Carb: 5.16g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Sodium: 813mg

Pollo Alla Cacciatora

The Pollo alla Cacciatora (Chicken Cacciatore) is a simple but very tasty dish, known throughout Italy. It is a very characteristic…

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Ricotta and Spinach Raviol Recipei View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Flour 00: 500 g
  • Eggs: 4
  • Yolks: 2
  • Remilled durum wheat semolina as required
  • Spinach: 500 g
  • Ricotta: 250 g
  • Grana Padano DOP to be grated: 100 g
  • Nutmeg to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper: to taste
  • Butter: 80 g
  • Sage: 10 leaves
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 360
  • Protein: 14.62g
  • Fat Total: 16.05g
  • Fat Saturated: 6.07g
  • Carb: 37.9g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 160mg
  • Sodium: 365mg

Ricotta And Spinach Ravioli

Ricotta and Spinach Ravioli (Ravioli Ricotta e Spinaci) are a fresh homemade pasta,  filled with ricotta cheese and spinach, seasoned with melted…

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Potato Gateau Neapolitan Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Potatoes: 1,5 kg
  • Mozzarella Fior di latte: 300 gr
  • Neapolitan salami: 150 - 200 gr. cut in thin slices
  • Eggs: 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper as needed
  • Milk: 100 ml, half glass
  • Grated Parmigiano Reggiano: 100 gr
  • Grated Pecorino Romano: 100 gr
  • Grated bread to garnish
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 315
  • Protein: 18.51g
  • Fat Total: 18.81g
  • Fat Saturated: 7.40g
  • Carb: 17.82g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Sodium: 831mg

Potato Gateau

The Potato Gateau, also called the “Gattò”, is a recipe made from baked potatoes. It’s called Gateau because it is a…

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Pasta alla Norma Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Pasta (Pennette or Rigatoni): 320 g
  • Eggplant: 250 g
  • Salted ricotta cheese: 150 g
  • Tomato pulp: 350 g
  • Onions: 50 g
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 15 ml
  • Basil leaves: 5
  • Clove of garlic: 1
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 195
  • Protein: 6.07g
  • Fat Total: 6.65g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.70g
  • Carb: 1.8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Sodium: 160mg

Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma is an original recipe from Catania. It is characterized by typically Mediterranean flavors. A tasty pasta dish seasoned…

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