Italian Delicacies

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Burgonza
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Burgonza: Meet the Burrata Gorgonzola Mash-up
The love child of two of Italy's most beloved cheeses is born. Find out all you need to know about this heart-stopping cheesy delicacy!
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Italian delicacies: the Sorana bean
Whether milky white in colour with mother of pearl nuances, similar to tiny sugar coated almonds, or reddish with darker markings, both varieties a
Italian delicacies: Farro della Garfagnana
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Italian delicacies: Farro della Garfagnana
What make this kind of spelt from Tuscany unique? Discover historical facts, nutritional values and the best recipes.
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Italian Delicacies: Cinta Senese
The history and the secrets of the most important pig breed of Tuscany: a kind of pork meat with a unique consistency.
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Italian Delicacies: Culatello di Zibello
A look at Culatello di Zibello, one of the noblest Italian charcuterie speciality produced near the town of Parma, in northern Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Fontina Cheese
A look at Fontina Valdostana DOP, one of the noblest Italian cheese varieties produced in the Aosta Valley, a mountainous region in Northern Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Altamura Bread
A look at the Altamura bread, an amazing variety of Italian bread famous all over the world and made in Apulia, in southern Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Asiago Cheese
A look at the Asiago, one of the noblest cheese varieties of Italy known for his sweet delicate taste, that obteined Protected Designation of Origin.
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Italian Delicacies: Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
A closer look at Balsamic Vinegar, the high quality condiment from the provinces of Modena: discover how to enjoy it the best.
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Italian Delicacies: Cantuccio Toscano
Find out more about the tradition and the history of Cantuccio Toscano, the biscuit made in Tuscany and exported all over the world.
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Italian Delicacies: Mazara Red Prawn
A closer look at Mazara del Vallo red prawn, a high quality crustacean from the south-western coast of Sicily: discover how to enjoy it the best.
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Italian Delicacies: Panforte di Siena IGP
Panforte di Siena is one of the most iconic Christmas desserts in Italy: find out more about the tradtion and the history of this spiciy cake made in Tuscany.
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Italian Delicacies: Mantua Pumpkin
A closer look at a quality pumpkin variety, that looks like a priest's hat and has a sweet pulp: the Mantua pumpkin from Lombardy region, in Northern Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Porcino mushroom of Borgotaro PGI
A look at Porcino of Borgotaro: the highly valued mushroom variety from central Italy which obtained Protected Geographical Indication. Find out why.
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Italian Delicacies: Gorgonzola
A look at the worldwide famous Gorgonzola: a soft, creamy blue cheese with an unmistakeable aroma and taste, produced in North of Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Red Eggplant of Rotonda
A closer look at a quality eggplant variety, that looks like a large tomato: the Red Eggplant of Rotonda from Basilicata region, in Southern Italy.
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Italian Delicacies: Vesuvian Apricot PGI
A closer look at a quality apricot variety: an authentic icon of the summer table, the Vesuvian Apricot obtained Protected Geographical Indication.
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Italian Delicacies: 'Nduja
A closer look at 'nduja, the soft fiery salumi from Calabria, in Southern Italy, made of pork meat spiced up with plenty of chilli pepper.
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Italian Delicacies: Mantua Melon PGI
A closer look at a quality melon variety: an authentic icon of the summer table, Mantua Melon PGI obtained Protected Geographical Indication.
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Italian delicacies: burrata di Andria
A closer look at the fresh Italian cheese from the Apulia region, a mozzarella with creamy heart that obtained Protected Geographical Indication.
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Italian Delicacies: Pachino Tomatoes
A closer look at a quality tomato variety: Pachino tomatoes are grown in a small Sicilian municipality that obtained Protected Geographical Indication.
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Italian Delicacies: Gourmet Asparagus
A look at the finest Italian varieties of asparagus: an authentic icon of the springtime table, part of Italian culinary history since Roman times.
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Italian Delicacies: Gourmet Artichokes
Half of the world's artichoke production comes from Italy and one of the reasons is the high quality artichoke varieties grown in various Italian regions.
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Italian Delicacies: Treviso Radicchio Salad
A look at the so-called 'king of winter': late-growing Treviso radicchio PGI is the noblest variety of radicchio salad, highly valued. Find out why.
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Italian Delicacies: Caciocavallo Podolico Cheese
A look at caciocavallo podolico, one of the noblest cheese varieties of Italy entirely made from the milk of the valuable bovine species called “podolica”.
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Italian Delicacies: Monterosso Anchovies
A look at the Monterosso anchovies, a special oily-fish variety produced in Italy's famous Cinque Terre: they have a firmer flesh and a unique sweetness.
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Italian Delicacies: Bresaola From Valchiavenna
A closer look at bresaola from Valchiavenna, a special cured meat produced in Sondrio province, Lombardy: how it's made and how to enjoy it the best.
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Italian Delicacies: Bronte Pistachios
A closer look at Bronte pistachios, Sicily's "green gold": harvested by hand every two years, they're the most important economic resource in the area.
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Italian Delicacies: Castelluccio Lentils
A closer look at Castelluccio lentils harvested in a small Italian town in Umbria: a variety so fine and tasty that it has been awarded IGP status.
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Italian Delicacies: Bergamot from Calabria
Along the coast of Calabria, PDO bergamot is produced: an essential oil extracted from the citrus fruit. 90% of the world's production comes from here.
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Italian Delicacies: Bitto Cheese
Italian Valtelline valley, in Lombardy, is home to fine dairy products whose fame has spread worldwide: one of these is Bitto cheese, find out how to enjoy it.
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Italian Delicacies: Anchovy Colatura Sauce
All about an ingredient which has no equal anywhere in the world: anchovy colatura sauce, generally sold in tiny 100 ml bottles, owing to its preciousness.
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Italian Delicacies: Bagòss Cheese
A look at the worldwide famous Bagòss cheese, produced in small quantities in Lombardy, in the past traded for other goods and used in the same way as money.