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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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5 curiosities about pasta

5 Interesting Curiosities About Pasta

It is one of the basic ingredients of the Mediterranean diet and it’s consume in Italy is over 1 million and 600 thousand tons a year. Pasta, loved and known throughout the world as a symbol of Italian culinary tradition, has a very ancient history, full of nice anecdotes. Here are 5 of the most

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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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Pumpkin Risotto Italian Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Carnaroli rice or Vialone Nano: 320g (11.28 oz)
  • Pumpkin: 600g (21.16 oz)
  • Copper onions: 100g (3.53 oz)
  • Vegetable broth: 1.5 l (6.34 cups)
  • Parmigiano Reggiano DOP: 80g (2.82 oz)
  • Dry white wine: 60ml (0.25 cups)
  • Butter: 50g (1.76 oz)
  • Black pepper to season
  • Salt to season
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 20g (0.70 oz)
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 381
  • Protein: 8.30g
  • Fat Total: 6.20g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.06g
  • Carb: 72.30g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.10g
  • Cholesterol: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 770mg

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto is a true institution of Italian Cuisine: a recipe of peasant origins, like many of the best traditional dishes.…

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Italian Tagliatella

5 Curiosities That A Few Know About Italian Food

Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and economic changes, with roots extending to antiquity. Significant changes have occurred with the discovery of America and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, corn and sugar beets. It’s known for its regional diversity, especially between the North and South of the peninsula, offers an abundance of tastes

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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 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 quoted with the name of “lompolos cum panito” in the list of food offered for lunch by an abbot to

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Prosecco 5 Reasons of its Amazing Success

Prosecco: The 5 reasons Of Its Amazing Success

THE HISTORY OF PROSECCO Prosecco is one of the most loved wines by Italians and not only. Ideal for an aperitif or to accompany any meals with joy. It is the pride of wine production in north-eastern Italy. The story of his name is long and fascinating, dating back to ancient Roman times. Although there

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Puntarelle alla Romana Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Cleaned fresh chicory: 200 gr
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Anchovy fillets: 4
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 4 tablespoon
  • White wine vinegar (or apples): 10 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 114
  • Protein: 4.10g
  • Fat Total: 8.61g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.38g
  • Carb: 5.42g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1g
  • Cholesterol: 4.2mg
  • Sodium: 338mg

Puntarelle alla Romana

Puntarelle alla Romana (Roman-style Puntarelle) is one of the best dish of Roman culinary tradition. This salad of chicory is a…

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Torta Caprese (Caprese Cake) Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • 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
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Nutrients
  • 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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Spaghetti San Giuannidd San Giuannin San Giovannino Authentic Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • 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
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Nutrients
  • 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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Orecchiette Cime Rapa Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Turnip greens: 600g
  • Orecchiette Pasta: 300g (if possible fresh handmade pasta)
  • Bread Crumbs: 50 g
  • Anchovies in oil: 3 fillets
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 30 g (if possible made in Apulia region)
  • Salt up to taste
  • Chili Pepper to taste
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 8.07g
  • Fat Total: 1.29g
  • Fat Saturated: 0.25g
  • Carb: 43g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0g
  • Sodium: 325mg

Orecchiette With Cime Di Rapa

The Orecchiette con le Cime di Rapa (Orecchiette Pasta with Turnip Tops – Broccoli Rape) are one of the most representative…

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Stuffed Peppers Authentic Italian Recipe View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Big red or yellow peppers: 2
  • Minced beef: 500 g
  • Stale bread: 100 g
  • Grated cheese: 50 g
  • Milk: 1 glass
  • Egg: 1
  • Sweet provola in cubes: 150 g
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Chopped parsley to taste
  • Breadcrumbs to tast
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 3 spoon
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 524
  • Protein: 49.7g
  • Fat Total: 29.13g
  • Fat Saturated: 1.24g
  • Carb: 14.46g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2g
  • Cholesterol: 127mg
  • Sodium: 134mg

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Baked Peppers (Peperoni Ripieni) are an easy and tasty Italian second course, ideal for a Sunday lunch or a special…

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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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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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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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Baked Lamba Potatoes Oven View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • 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
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Nutrients
  • 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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Casatiello Dolce (Sweet Casatiello) View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • 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
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Nutrients
  • 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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Pappa al Pomodoro View Ingredients View Nutrients
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Ingredients
  • Tomatoes: 500g
  • Bread: 300g
  • Vegetable broth: 1 liter
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Some basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
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Nutrients
  • 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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Gnocchi alla Sorrentina Authentic Sorrento Style Gnocchi Italian Recipes 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
  • Tomato Sauce: 600g
  • Basil: 6 leaves
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste
  • Salt up to taste
  • Buffalo Mozzarella: 250 g
  • Parmesan Cheese to be grated: 70 g
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Nutrients
  • Calories: 143
  • Protein: 4.6g
  • Fat Total: 2.2g
  • Fat Saturated: 0.7g
  • Carb: 25g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4g
  • Sodium: 80mg

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina

The Gnocchi alla Sorrentina (Sorrento Style Gnocchi) are a classic dish of the Campania region tradition, a must for Sunday lunch and…

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