Traditional Italian Food

traditional italian food
Traditional Italian Food

When asked about traditional Italian food, many will begin with the olive oil, pasta, cheese and ham.

Traditional Italian foods are kept alive by few dedicated food artisans that have made their life’s objective to promote and produce these foods, and carry on their unique method of preparation. Pecorino cheese is a fitting example: this Italian hard cheese made of ewe’s milk represents Italian food at its finest. All the four varieties of pecorino are protected under the PDO status, which indicates that their origin is protected, and the “pecorino” name cannot be given to any similar cheese made outside four Italian regions. Balsamic Vinegar from the city of Modena gains a rightful place in this list, for it obtains its distinctive flavor after aging in wooden casks for a minimum of 12 years. And pasta, as well, comes in many shapes and sizes. The most notable traditions concern the fresh homemade egg pasta that have to be produced following strict methods, passed down through time. And time is indeed a key variable of tradition. It is not by chance that Italy is the leader of the Slow Food movement. Discover lots of stories, video, recipes and many more information about traditional Italian food. Discover lots of stories, video, recipes and many more information about traditional Italian food.

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Famous People Eating Pizza
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A Tuscan Trip
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Mooncake And Scarcella, Lucky Charm Desserts
Whether you're in China or Italy, there are traditional desserts made and given to wish good luck and prosperity: here is a gallery of images of 'Mooncakes',
Le Grand Fooding Milan 2011
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Le Grand Fooding Milan 2011
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Top Chef's Kitchen and Cooking Utensils
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Tuscan Castle of Vicarello
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Venice, A City Tasting Tour
Discover the best tastes aroud Venice: markets, street food and restaurans
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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.
How To Cook Rabbit: Baked, Braised, Stuffed, and More Italian Classics
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How To Cook Rabbit: Baked, Braised, Stuffed, and More Italian Classics
Curious about how to cook rabbit? Learn the many different ways you can prepare tender, delicious rabbit using traditional Italian recipes and cooking wisdom.
How To Dry Figs
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How To Dry Figs
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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.
Favetta di Fratte Rosa: Discover These Heirloom Broad Beans From Italy
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Favetta di Fratte Rosa: Discover These Heirloom Broad Beans From Italy
Here is everything you need to know about Favetta di Fratte Rosa, an heirloom Italian broad bean that is especially tender and sweet and in season this spring.
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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.
The Best Italian Meat Pie Recipe (Pizza Rustica)
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The Best Italian Meat Pie Recipe (Pizza Rustica)
Learn how to make a decadent Italian meat pie with a variety of cheeses and cured meats. Come try our recipe for pizza rustica, an Easter classic!
Violino di Capra: The Goat Prosciutto Every Cured Meat Lover Should Try
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Violino di Capra: The Goat Prosciutto Every Cured Meat Lover Should Try
Goat prosciutto is an Italian delicacy known as 'violino di capra'. Learn how it's made, where it is produced and why it should make it onto your plate.
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5 Tips For Making The Best Pizza According To An Italian Pizzaiolo
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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.
How to Make Tuscan Ribollita Soup
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How to Make Tuscan Ribollita Soup
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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.
8 Italian Carnevale Sweets
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8 Italian Carnevale Sweets
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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
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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.
How to Make Homemade Gnocchi Like an Italian
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How to Make Homemade Gnocchi Like an Italian
Learn how to make these Italian dumplings at home under the tutelage of the Italian Simili sisters, plus other inspired recipes.
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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.
Italian Anchovies: A Complete Guide To One of Italy's Prized Foods
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Italian Anchovies: A Complete Guide To One of Italy's Prized Foods
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Italian anchovies: how to purchase anchovies, how to store them and how to cook with this tiny flavorful fish.
Make Homemade Tomato Sauce Like The Legendary Marcella Hazan
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Make Homemade Tomato Sauce Like The Legendary Marcella Hazan
Looking for an easy yet tasty homemade tomato sauce? Try this 4-ingredient recipe from the late Italian-American cookbook author Marcella Hazan. You'll love it!
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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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This Is The Ultimate Recipe for Pesto Sauce
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Italian Cheeses: 4 Unique and Artisanal Must Try Specialties
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Italian Cheeses: 4 Unique and Artisanal Must Try Specialties
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How To Make Italian Ice: Step-by-Step Instructions
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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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5 of the Best Roman Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
Weekending in the eternal city? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Sardinian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
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5 of the Best Sardinian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
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5 of the Best Sicilian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
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5 of the Best Sicilian Dishes and How to Order Them Like An Italian
Dreaming of Sicily? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Neapolitan Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Neapolitan Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
Heading for a city break in Naples? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Tuscan Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Tuscan Dishes and How to Order Them Like an Italian
Heading to Tuscany? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
5 of the Best Venetian Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
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5 of the Best Venetian Dishes and How to Order them Like an Italian
Weekend in Venice? Here are five of the best foods to try, plus an audio guide to how to order them like an Italian.
10 Great Dinner Recipes For Spaghetti Lovers
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10 Great Dinner Recipes For Spaghetti Lovers
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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.
5 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes For Busy Summer Days
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5 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes For Busy Summer Days
Do you love pasta salad? Then try these easy recipes for making refreshing pasta salads full of flavor, color and crunch.
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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.
These Are The Best Italian Desserts For Your Sweet Tooth
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These Are The Best Italian Desserts For Your Sweet Tooth
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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.
Burrata: the Queen of Italian Cheeses
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Burrata: the Queen of Italian Cheeses
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How To Store Parmesan Cheese In Three Easy Steps
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How To Store Parmesan Cheese In Three Easy Steps
Learn how to store Parmesan cheese in just three easy steps. Find out how to perfectly preserve the flavor of this rich and incomparable italian cheese.
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Cooking the Classics: Italian Zeppole
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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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Francesco Mazzei: 'Why It's Calabria's Golden Moment'
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New App Identifies Authentic Italian Produce
A free smartphone app will help shoppers separate genuine Italian produce from counterfeits by scanning the packaging.
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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.
Blu di Morozzo: Get To Know This Obscure Italian Cheese
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Blu di Morozzo: Get To Know This Obscure Italian Cheese
Everything you need to know about Blu di Morozzo, a delicious, yet obscure blue cheese that is one of Northern Italy's best kept secrets.
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Rome by Night, a City Tasting Tour
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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”.
Flavours of Italy: A Map of Traditional Italian Food
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Flavours of Italy: A Map of Traditional Italian Food
Take a tour of traditional Italian food across Italy's 20 regions with this interactive map: from most renowed products to hidden local specialties.
Have You Tried The World's Best Italian Cheese?
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Have You Tried The World's Best Italian Cheese?
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10 Typical Foods to Try in Molise, Italy
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A Week to Celebrate Italian Gastronomy Around the World
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The Science of Perfect Pizza
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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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Help Great Italian Food Producers Devastated by Recent Earthquakes
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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.
Southern Italy, Basilicata: 10 Specialities of the Region to Try
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Southern Italy, Basilicata: 10 Specialities of the Region to Try
One of Italy's smallest regions boasts one of its most popular breads, as well as an abundance of traditional foods including local cheeses and cold cuts.
10 Typical Food Products from Abruzzo, Italy
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10 Typical Food Products from Abruzzo, Italy
From liquor to lentils, the little explored Italian destination of Abruzzo has a wealth of prized local foods, including the highly desirable Aquila saffron.
7 Unmissable Local Foods from Marche, Italy
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7 Unmissable Local Foods from Marche, Italy
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8 Typical Foods to Know in Salento, Southern Italy
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Naples, a City Tasting Tour
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8 Typical Food Products from Emilia Romagna
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8 Typical Food Products from Emilia Romagna
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7 Trentino Foods to Try
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7 Trentino Foods to Try
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8 Typical Food Products to Try from Valle d'Aosta, Italy
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Italian Delicacies: Bronte Pistachios
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Friuli Venezia Giulia: 10 Typical Regional Products Worth the Journey
Discover Italy's North East, the home of Prosciutto San Daniele, as well as many more unique Italian delicacies worth exploring.
12 Typical Local Food Products to Try from Veneto, Italy
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12 Typical Local Food Products to Try from Veneto, Italy
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Italian Delicacies: Grey Mullet Bottarga
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21 Typical Food Products from Southern Italy's Calabria
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21 Typical Food Products from Southern Italy's Calabria
Take a tour around the toe of Italy's boot and discover a region rich in some of the finest vegetables, cured meats and cheese Italy has to offer.
12 Unmissable Traditional Italian Foods from Puglia
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12 Unmissable Traditional Italian Foods from Puglia
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8 Typical Food Products in Rome and its Environs
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8 Typical Food Products in Rome and its Environs
The eternal city and surrounding region boast some of Italy's most mouth-watering specialties that will have you hooked during your stay.
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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.
10 Traditional Foods to Try in Tuscany
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10 Traditional Foods to Try in Tuscany
Tuscany has a wealth of food to offer when it comes to the local cuisine. Here are 10 lesser known traditional food products well worth sampling on a visit.
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Italian Delicacies: Bergamot from Calabria
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Food Shots from Mozzarella Streets Event
A look at some of the dishes prepared during this year's edition of Le Strade della Mozzarella (Mozzarella Streets), the food event organized by in
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The Many Streets of Mozzarella | Gallery
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5 Easy Pasta Dishes Ready in Less Than Half an Hour
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Italian Delicacies: Bitto Cheese
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Italian Delicacies: Anchovy Colatura Sauce
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Meet the Last Miller, Guru of Sicilian Ancient Grains
Filippo Drago is working to give a new life to Sicilian grain varieties that were on their way to extinction,rediscovering and recovering a forgotten heritage.
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Italian Delicacies: Ciauscolo Salami
It's one of the most delicious Italian salamis: a focus on ciauscolo salami, produced in a well-defined area of the Marche region - in central Italy.
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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.
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Italian Icons: Pasta e Fagioli Soup (Pasta and Beans)
Dried or fresh beans, pasta, extra virgin olive oil and pepper: to prepare pasta e fagioli soup recipe you need only few ingredients. The result is surprising.
12 Questions with Livio, A Truffle Hunter in Northern Italy
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12 Questions with Livio, A Truffle Hunter in Northern Italy
We caught up with Italian truffle hunter Livio following a morning's hunting and asked him about the passion for his hobby and white truffles.
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Italian Icons: the Sunday Roast Meat
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Parmesan From A to Z: 26 Things to Know
Facts and figures you maybe don't know about Parmesan cheese, or Parmigiano-Reggiano: an authentic icon of Italian taste and excellence around the world.
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Gourmet Food, Unconventional Places
In outer space, beneath the sea, in caves or underground: here are 5 gourmet foods and drinks, delicacies sought after and acclaimed by foodies the world over.
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Lidia Bastianich Teaches the Art of Italian Cuisine in Her New CookBook
Lidia teaches us how to master Italian Cookery in her new go to guide. Who better to learn from than the godmother of Italian-American cookery?
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Sicilian Food as Pantone
Sicilian food as Pantone is the name of a funny food-inspired project by Georgia Calderone and Alessio Varvarà, tw
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Gang of Thieves Steals Almost $1 Million Worth of Parmesan Cheese
A gang of Italian thieves have reportedly stolen over 2,000 wheels of Parmesan cheese valued at $878,768.
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Italian Icons: Homemade Gnocchi
A guide to authentic homemade Italian gnocchi, a traditional recipe usually prepared with potatoes: tips, ingredients and even some chef's touches.
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Venice Food Guide: a City Tasting Tour
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Salina Capers, Italy's Little Gems
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Discovering Marmilla, the Hidden Side of Sardinia
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How to make caprese pasta salad, a traditional Italian recipe prepared with tomatoes and mozzarella: an easy pasta dish, perfect for your summer meals.
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Italian Icons: Neapolitan Babà
With its unmistakable mushroom shape, apparently inspired by the dome of St.Sofia’s Church in Constantinople, the babà is an Italian delicacy you can't miss.
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Italian Icons: Amatriciana Pasta
It's one of the Italian prides when it comes to traditional dishes: here are mandatory rules for making this famous sauce for Amatriciana pasta recipe.
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3 Italian Cookbooks To Pick Up This Spring
These new Italian cookbooks cover everything from the great cuisine of Southern Italy and Roman eats to healthy but tasty pasta dishes.
A Visual Guide To Making Neapolitan Pizza Dough
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A Visual Guide To Making Neapolitan Pizza Dough
Want to master Neapolitan pizza dough once and for all? Here's a nifty infographic that breaks it all down in seven easy steps.
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Pasta, Mozzarella and Tomato: 8 Famous Chefs, 3 Italian Icons
Le Strade della Mozzarella event will celebrate a truly Italian trio: 8 chefs will express their philosophy using pasta, tomato and mozzarella. Here's how.
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'Pasta By Hand' Cookbook Brings Italian Traditions To the Table
If you've ever wanted to master the art of making gnocchi you'll love Jenn Louis' debut cookbook Pasta by Hand, which offers 65 authentic pasta recipes.
12 Types of Stuffed Pasta You Should Know
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12 Types of Stuffed Pasta You Should Know
How many different types of stuffed pasta can you name? This nifty infographic takes you beyond ravioli so you can discover other mouthwatering stuffed pastas.
Tips for Cooking Spaghetti Like A Boss
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Tips for Cooking Spaghetti Like A Boss
Italian chef and restaurateur Gennaro Contaldo shares his tips for cooking spaghetti like a pro in this short video that will inspire you to get in the kitchen.
Infographic: A Cheat Sheet To 6 World Foods
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Infographic: A Cheat Sheet To 6 World Foods
Want to make a killer Thai curry? Or master enchiladas? Here's the world foods cheat sheet you've been waiting for: six cuisines and their secrets.
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Italian Icons: Panna Cotta Recipe
All about traditional Italian panna cotta recipe, a creamy white tower-shaped dessert drizzled with caramel sauce: a delicious milk pudding you can't miss.
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Massimo Bottura Explains His Love Affair With Parmigiano Reggiano
Let Italy's Massimo Bottura enchant you with anecdotes explaining why he loves Parmigiano Reggiano and other traditional foods from his hometown of Modena.
Before and After: Famous Chefs Reinterpret Traditional Italian Dishes
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Before and After: Famous Chefs Reinterpret Traditional Italian Dishes
How do Michelin-starred chefs like Carlo Cracco remake traditional Italian foods like risotto and tiramisu? Take a look at these amazing before and after shots.
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Marc Vetri Dazzles With 'Mastering Pasta' Cookbook
'Mastering Pasta' is the latest cookbook from acclaimed Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri. With 100 authentic recipes, it's a must-have for Italian food lovers.
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An easy recipe for a homemade lasagna Bolognese, a classic lasagna recipe made in Italy: find out all the ingredients and the step-by-step preparation.
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Ramen and spaghetti are similar because of the long strand-like format: we had fun finding the differences between the Italian pasta and the Japanese one.
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Italian carbonara recipe – made from eggs, cheese and diced pancetta – is probably the most wrongly interpreted pasta dish out of Italy: here's how to make it.
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From AM breakfast time to Zeta-Jones (Catherine), a list of 26 facts and figures about cappuccino: a traditional Italian drink made with latte and espresso.
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Italian Icons: What is Risotto? Italian Taste in Grains
Despite being the most widely consumed food in the world, rice in the form of risotto is a truly Italian dish: but what is exactly risotto? Find it out
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Food Shopping Guide: How to Buy the Best Bread
A short list of things to bear in mind and questions to ask when you are standing at your baker’s counter or in the supermarket.
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From salmon marinated with a secret recipe, to oysters and dehidrated truffle or gin, here is a list of 9 foods and drinks to add on your Christmas wishlist.
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Italian Icons: Prince Pandoro, a Symbol of Italian Christmas
Together with panettone, pandoro recipe is one of the most iconic Christmas desserts in Italy: find out the history of the most authentic pandoro recipe.
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Carrù Fat Ox Fair, More than Just a Cattle Market
How does a simple cattle market get to become the most famous folklore events in the Italian Langhe region? We visit the Fat Ox Fair in Carrù to find it out.
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Italian Icons: His Majesty the Italian Ragu Sauce
It's an icon of Italian cuisine worldwide: find out more about ragu sauce recipe, usually prepared with tomato and minced meat and added to lasagne or pasta.
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How to prepare the authentic Italian ragu sauce recipe: the famous Bolognese ragu sauce, with tomato and minced meat, is perfect for pasta or lasagne.
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Actors, singers, artists, super models: watch some of the world's most famous celebrities all doing the same thing, eating a mouth-watering pizza.
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Famous People Eating Spaghetti
Actors, singers, artists, super models: watch some of the world's most famous celebrities all doing the same thing, eating a bowl of spaghetti.
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How to prepare the authentic steak Milanese, an iconic Italian recipe prepared with veal cutlets dipped in eggs and breadcrumbs, and then fried.
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Italian Icons: Fish Soup, More than Just a Mix of Sea Fish
How to make fish soup Italian style: as simple as it is, fish soup is one of the world's best-loved dishes and only in Italy does it come in so many varieties.
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4 Great Ways To Use Balsamic Vinegar (It's Not Just For Salads!)
Balsamic vinegar is great on salads but have you tried these other uses for this Italian staple?
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The Secrets of Ricotta, a Tasty Recipe and History
It's probably one of the simplest and more versatile cheeses you can try: find out all about ricotta recipe, its history and how it's made in Italian regions.
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How Parmesan Cheese Is Made (Video)
Do you love Parmesan cheese? Watch this two-minute video to see how one of the Italy's finest cheeses is made.
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All About Italian Vitello Tonnato Recipe, Veal With Tuna Sauce
Hints and tips for preparing an excellent Italian veal with tuna sauce: slices of boiled veal covered with a sauce of tuna, anchovies, mayonnaise and capers.
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A collection of inspiring pictures: things to do in Sicily, places to visit and mouth-watering delicacies to eat. View the gallery and join us in the journey!
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Meet Calabria-born and London-based chef Francesco Mazzei: his first restaurant, opened in 2008, is rated as one of the best Italian restaurants in England.
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A tasty 450th Anniversary with Acqua Panna and Gelinaz! hosting a special night of Tuscan excellence alongside a three day 'spiritual retreat’.
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Tuscany Pictures to Travel With Your Mind | Gallery
A collection of inspiring postcards from Tuscany, to travel through the culture, landascapes and typical food & wine products of the Italian region.
5 Great Italian Summers Salads
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5 Great Italian Summers Salads
Planning an outdoor party or picnic? Dress up your affair with delicious summer salads full of bold Italian flavors.
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An interview with famous chef and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich, icon of It
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Lidia Bastianich: "The Secret of Italian Food? It's All About Conviviality" | Video
An interview with the icon of Italian food and cuisine in the USA, Lidia Bastianich: the famous chef and tv personality shares her food memories and secrets.
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Lasagna From A to Z: 26 Interesting Things to Know
From Apicius to Zegna brothers, facts and figures about the classic lasagna recipe: a dish so famous to become an icon of the Italian taste in the world.
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A tasty vegan dish prepared by chef Carla Aradelli: 'pisarei', traditional Italian spelt bread gnocchi, served with cherry tomatoes and capers.
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A Celebration of Tuscan Excellence
An evening to celebrate Tuscany,its art, culture and natural beauty, plus the Tuscan sourced Acqua Panna water on a very special 450th anniversary.
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The traditional focaccia bread recipe from Recco, a small town in the Italian Liguria region: learn how to prepare this tasty and savoury focaccia bread.
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In Search of the Perfect Ligurian Focaccia Bread
If you like focaccia bread, you can't miss the traditional Ligurian one: soft and crunchy on its base, here are some tips to make the Ligurian focaccia.
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All (Mozzarella) Roads Lead to Paestum: the 2014 Event Report
Famous chefs from all over the world gathered in Paestum, Italian province of Salerno, for the annual congress dedicated to Buffalo Mozzarella DOP.
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5 not-to-miss things from Le Strade della Mozzarella, day 2
Second day at Mozzarella Roads, the Italian congress focused on Buffalo Mozzarella DOP: here are five of the dishes and techniques presented at the event.
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Le strade della mozzarella 2014, day one: great chefs and dishes
Yesterday in Paestum, Italy, Le Strade della Mozzarella congress had its start: great chefs gather together to put buffalo mozzarella DOP in the spotlight.
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An Italian Guide To Olive Oil, Truffles and Tomatoes | Infographic
Learn how to pair olive oil, truffles and tomatoes like an Italian with this nifty infographic from S.Pellegrino.
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A meeting with Sirio Maccioni the owner of Le Cirque. A place that may well just be the most Italian French restaurant in New York.
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Plum, Cherry or Piccadilly? The World of Vine Tomatoes
Cherry tomato is just one of the Italian excellent varieties of vine tomatoes, smaller than the 'classic' ones and grown in clusters: here is a tasty guide.
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Traditional Italian Desserts 101 | Infographic
Do you have a sweet tooth? Then get ready to discover more than a dozen of Italy's most famous desserts - including gelato - in this nifty infographic.
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Meatless Monday Recipes: 5 Filling Italian Entrees
From cheesy spinach lasagna to hearty Tuscan bean soup, these vegetarian recipes will add a delicious Italian twist to your Meatless Monday.
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Only produced in a specifc area, Buffalo Mozzarella Campana DOP is an authentic Italian excellence: here are 26 buffalo mozzarella dop facts to know.
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How To Cook Pasta Like An Italian | Infographic
Think all pasta is the same? Not so! Let this handy infographic from S.Pellegrino teach you how to cook pasta 'al dente' and pair it with the right sauces.
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If you really like Italian cuisine try this easy recipe for spaghetti Napoli, a traditional Italian pasta dish prepared with spaghetti, tomato and tasty olives.
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Infographic: The Best Italian Cheese Pairings
Do you know what foods pair well with your favorite Italian cheeses? Find out with this nifty infographic from S.Pellegrino.
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How to Make the Perfect Italian Pesto Sauce
A guide to Italian pesto sauce: from ingredients to cooking techniques, learn how to make pesto as they do in Italy.
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Pesto sauce is one of the best known Italian sauces: learn how to prepare this pasta sauce made with basil and extra-virgin olive oil.
Infographic: What To Eat With Prosciutto and Other Italian Charcuterie
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Infographic: What To Eat With Prosciutto and Other Italian Charcuterie
Find out which foods pair best with prosciutto, mortadella and other Italian charcuterie with this handy infographic from S.Pellegrino.
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A tasty duck recipe traditionally prepared in Tuscany region: learn how to make a pork wrapped duck, an Italian main course perfect for meat lovers.
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Italian Bread Pairings 101 | Infographic
Do you love Italian breads? Find out what foods they pair well with using this handy infographic from S.Pellegrino.
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6 Tips to Make the Perfect Neapolitan Pizza
Flour, dough, tomato and buffalo mozzarella DOP: we've asked six of the best Italian pizza makers to share their secrets to make the authentic Neapolitan pizza.
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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Balsamic Vinegar | Infographic
Learn how to identify authentic Italian balsamic vinegar with the help of this nifty infographic from S.Pellegrino.
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This Cool Gadget Helps You Make Italian Tomato Sauce
Do you love Italian food? This sleek machine helps you make traditional Italian tomato sauce with a modern twist.
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Looking for new polenta recipes? Try to make at home this easy dish served with caponata, a traditional Italian options to prepare vegetables.
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Best Recipes For Tiramisu
Do you love tiramisu? Here are five different ways to make everyone's favorite Italian dessert.
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Italian Cuisine Voted Most Romantic For Valentine's Day
Planning a romantic dinner? Be sure to make it Italian! A new survey conducted by Zagat reveals Italian cuisine is perceived as the most romantic food.
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Tiramisu Italian Dessert: It's All a Matter of Balance
It's one of the most iconic Italian desserts: just apparently easy, the tiramisu recipe is a perfect example of how important is balance in the kitchen.
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200+ Authentic Italian Recipes in 'Piano, Piano, Pieno'
Do you like Italian food? Check out this award-wining cookbook by Susan McKenna Grant. It has more than 200 authentic recipes from Tuscany and beyond.
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Italian-Inspired Brunch Recipes
Looking for gourmet brunch recipes? Host an Italian-style Sunday brunch with recipes like asparagus frittata and homemade focaccia.
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A perfect dish for people who love strong flavours and aren’t worried about the powerful garlic taste.
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Made with the “king of tubers”, this is the most sumptuous dishes in Piedmontese cuisine.
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A uniquely rich Piedmontese dish that combines meat, vegetables, and fruit in a glorious mix of fried delights.
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A hearty Tuscan dish, this tomato stew is most delicious when served with a thick piece of bread and thinly sliced cheese.
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A sumptuous cake that combines the famous hazelnuts from Piedmont region and the fragrant aroma of cocoa.
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Seafood salad is a popular dish in many regions in Southern Italy and it is best eaten warm with a drizzle of excellent extra-virgin olive oil.
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Mozzarella Is America's Favorite Cheese
For the second consecutive year mozzarella has beat out cheddar as the top cheese in America. Find out why Americans are in love with this Italian cheese.
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Eat Sicilian Tonight: 5 Tempting Recipes
Do you love Italian food? You'll enjoy making Sicilian dishes like golden rice balls stuffed with mozzarella, pasta with fresh seafood and sweets with ricotta.
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A symbol of Sicily, Pasta with fresh sardines has many variations, but the fennel leaves, the raisins and the pine nuts are inevitable.
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Monkfish is paired with sesame seeds, garlic, broad beans and tomatoes in this homey seafood dish popular in the Sicilian city of Catania.
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One of the most classic southern salads that mixes the sweetness of the oranges and onions and the savory goodness of the olives.
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An easy recipe to make an Italian bread: carasau bread, a traditional dish from Italian region of Sardinia perfect for a brunch. Learn how to make it at home.
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Focaccia: 3 Easy Recipes
Do you love the smell of freshly baked bread? Try your hand at making classic Italian focaccia - perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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A traditional Italian dessert from Naples: learn how to make 'babà' with this easy step-by-step recipe of a mouthwatering Italian dessert.
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A traditional focaccia bread recipe, from the Italian region of Liguria: learn how to make focaccia bread with this easy and step-by-step recipe.
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An Italian dessert from Piedmont: learn how to make this traditional Italian dish with an easy recipe with chocolate, eggs and amaretti.
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How to Make Coffee Cream, an Italian Coffee Liqueur
Coffee Cream Liqueur is a chic and fancy alternative to traditional coffee: common in Southern Italy, it's prepared with whipped cream and served ice cold.
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Schi-Chic: the Italian Lunch Bag Revival
A timeless symbol of the Italian working class, leftovers occupy a special place for people worldwide. Italy has embraced the ritual with particular gusto.
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50 Ways To Order Coffee in Italy
Planning a trip to Italy in the New Year? Here's a quick tutorial on the 50 different ways to order coffee when you visit beautiful Italia.
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A Rare Look at Michelangelo's Grocery List
Here's a rare look at a 16th century illustrated grocery list written by Michelangelo, the great Italian Renaissance artist.
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Fiasconaro's Italian Panettone: A Christmas Classic
The claim to fame for the Fiasconaro family is the panettone.
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Italian Stuffed Olives "all'Ascolana"
Have you ever tried making one of Italy's favorite recipes? Here is your ticket to "Olive Ascolane", stuffed olives.
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A true Tuscan lunch cannot begin without Crostini with chicken liver: coarsely chopped or in a paté, this is the most symbolic Tuscan appetizer.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Palermo and Cefalù
Travel through Italy thanks to our guide. This time we take you to Palermo and Cefalù for a taste of that region.
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This second dish is perfect for people who love strong flavours. Marinating the meat in Chianti red wine is the secret of this recipe.
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This Tuscan fresh legumes salad asks for cannellini beans, small and very tender white beans intensified by the garlic and basil perfume.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Parma and Pavia
Travel through Italy thanks to our guide. This time we take you to Pavia and Parma for a taste of that region.
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Torrone: Italy's Sweet Nougat for Christmas
The real, authentic torrone has to be the hard kind – there is no other possible texture for this beloved Italian sweet, so popular in the winter months.
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One of Tuscany’s oldest recipes, ribollita is actually a bread and vegetable soup cooked twice, hence the name “ribollita” which literally means “boiled twice".
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A traditional sweet and sour appetiser or side dish with Renaissance origins. It goes well with boiled or grilled meats and with aged cheeses.
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Spaghetti From A to Z: 26 Things to Know
Everything you need to know about spaghetti, different recipes, how to eat it, and curious facts.
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A black traditional Italian risotto with seafood, octopus, clams, shrimps and Parmesan cheese.
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A delicious Italian risotto recipe with pumpkins and sage.
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Italian Street Food: Big Rice Balls called Arancini
Rice arancini is one of the most widespread culinary symbols of Southern Italy and of the nation’s street food culture.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Modena and Bologna
Travel through Italy thanks to our guide. This time we take you to Modena and Bologna for a taste of that region.
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Wondering how to make lemon sorbet at home? To prepare an easy Italian lemon sorbet recipe you only need a freezer, lemons, sugar and Limoncello.
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How To Cook Pasta Like A Boss
Tired of overcooking pasta? Here are a few tips for how to cook pasta so you won't disappoint those Italian friends next time they come to dinner.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Perugia and Assisi
Discover Italy through the eyes of a fine dining lover, start by visiting romantic Verona, Lake Garda and Mantua, and learn how to make one of their delicacies.
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Remembering Marcella Hazan, Godmother of Italian Cuisine
Known to many as the Julia Child of Italian cooking, Marcella Hazan was a cookbook author and teacher that brought Americans the joy of classic Italian cuisine.
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Mysterious Kale turns into Indigenous "Cavolo Nero Toscano"
There is a big kale trend going on in the United States, or so we've been told. Here is the story of a kale quest in modern day Italy.
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Savor Italian Food in Berlin's Famous Markthallen Neun
Berlin's grand Markthallen Neun sells a wealth of Italian products and has recently welcomed two Italian startups selling bread and buffalo mozzarella.
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Cook Italian like it's the 70s: Sophia Loren's Cookbook's New Edition
Iconic Italian Hollywood movie star Sophia Loren's 1971 cookbook 'In the Kitchen with Love' has been republished by Rizzoli. Can you cook Italian like a star?
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Succulent Capers and Malvasia Wine from Salina, Sicily
The lush Sicilian island, with a fresh and damp climate, is ideal for the production of two special products: Malvasia sweet wine, and succulent capers.
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An exclusive recipe for Tartan Sashimi by chef Matias Perdomo - part of FDL's 'Dress The Plate' challenge.
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An exclusive recipe for Crispy Lasagna with Black Squid Ink by Matteo Baronetto - part of FDL's 'Dress the Plate' challenge.
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Traditional pesto pasta dish from Genoa, with pine nuts, green beans, Parmesan cheese and potatoes.
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Italian Culinary Roadtrip: Mantua, Garda, Verona
Discover Italy through the eyes of a fine dining lover, start by visiting romantic Verona, Lake Garda and Mantua, and learn how to make one of their delicacies.
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A Tuscan Celebration: Watch The Olive Oil Harvest (Video)
Would you like to know what it's like to harvest olives in Tuscany? This video traces the annual harvest in Chianti and the ensuing celebration. Go, watch!
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Asti, Alba, Langhe
Discover Italy on the road starting from the North, visit the beautiful towns of Asti, the Langhe region and Diano d'Alba famous for its wines.
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Eating Tuscan: Buying Gourmet Tuscan Products Online
Interested in eating like you live in Tuscany? Here's your guide to finding the best Tuscan gourmet products online.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Naples, Capri, Amalfi
Discover Italy through the eyes of a fine dining lover, start by visiting the Amalfi Coast and Naples, and learn how to make one of its delicacies.
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Italian pasta with penne and pesto is a delicious and easy lunch or dinner to make. Find out more about the ingredients and the step by step recipe!
All About Granita: How To Make Italian Ice
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All About Granita: How To Make Italian Ice
Looking for a refreshing treat? Here are three amazingly simple recipes for granita, aka Italian ice.
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Learn how to make this Orange Granita at home, a traditional Italian dessert easy to make and very refreshing.
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Genoa Boccadasse and Portofino
Discover Italy through the eyes of a fine dining lover, start by visiting Genoa and the magic Portofino, and learn how to make one of their delicacies.
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Take A Gourmet Cooking Class in Tuscany
Do you daydream of flying away to Tuscany and taking a cooking class? This cooking school can make your dream come true.
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The History of Ice Cream
The world’s favourite dessert has a long, flavourful history. From snow-packed caves to liquid nitrogen, ice cream spans the centuries in all its variants
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Italian Culinary Road Trip: Sardinia
Discover Italy through the eyes of a fine dining lover, start by visiting the gorgeous Sardegna island, and learn how to make one of its delicacies.
Essential Tools For Pasta Making
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Essential Tools For Pasta Making
Want to make perfect pasta? Here are some helpful tools and video recipes to help you make pasta like a pro.
Essentials For A Tuscan Picnic
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Essentials For A Tuscan Picnic
Would you like to host a picnic inspired by Tuscany? Here are some ideas to help you plan a delicious Tuscan picnic.
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India To Begin Producing Olive Oil
India aims to be the world's largest producer of olive oil. Will it give Spain, Italy and Greece a run for its money?
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Among all the spaghetti recipes, don't miss this exclusive dished signed by Italian chef Davide Oldani: traditional spaghetti and tomato sauce with a twist.
Mango-Ginger Granita Recipe (Video)
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Mango-Ginger Granita Recipe (Video)
Want to make a fabulous granita? Make your own Italian ice with this sensational mango-ginger granita recipe.
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Try this delicious Italian recipe for espresso coffee served hot with a vanilla flavored ice cream
Tuscany At Home: Where To Order Gourmet Tuscan Products Online
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Tuscany At Home: Where To Order Gourmet Tuscan Products Online
Do you know where to buy qualityTuscan products online? My Tuscan Gourmet is a website that sells farm-to-table Tuscan olive oils, wines and honey.
Panzanella Salad | 3 Great Italian Recipes
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Panzanella Salad | 3 Great Italian Recipes
Want to make a great panzanella salad? Here are three Italian recipes with a gourmet touch.
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A typical Tuscan salad with tomatoes and bread called panzanella, easy to make
The Dish on Tuscan Desserts
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The Dish on Tuscan Desserts
How much do you know about Tuscan desserts? Get ready for a sweet journey through an Italian region famous for its gelato and many more surprising treats.
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Turin, a City Tasting Tour
Discover Turin, located in northern Italy: its tradition of chocolate, gianduiotti and gelato is something any street food lover needs to experience.
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A recipe from Venice's famous Vecio Fritolin restaurant, a classic stop for seafood, try the lagoon shrimps recipe at home, ingredients include beetroot
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Cod mousse recipe from the restaurant Vecio Fritolin in Venice, a delicious seafood recipe with milk, cod, salt and pepper
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Cooking the Classics: How to Make a Good Ragu
Learn step by step how to make a good southern Italian ragu from the Amalfi: first tomatoes are key.
Tuscan Recipes By Williams-Sonoma
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Tuscan Recipes By Williams-Sonoma
Looking for Tuscan recipes? Don't miss out on the delicious Tuscan recipes available for free at Williams-Sonoma.
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From Basilicata to America: al Tiramisu's Chef Luigi Diotaiuti
Meet chef Luigi Diotaiuti, an Italian chef whose made his American dream come true at his Washington, D.C. restaurant Al Tiramisú
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Classic Italian sauce recipe with tomatoes and basil to use as a dip or on top of other dishes.
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Love Tuscan Food? There's An App For You
Do you love Tuscan food and wine? There's a new free app that will help you tour the region and discover the true soul of Tuscany.
How to Make Gnocchi (Video)
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How to Make Gnocchi (Video)
Want to learn how to make gnocchi? Here are three great gnocchi recipes and a video tutorial to ensure success in making this Italian classic.
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Arancini, or fried rice balls, are a fun and tasty Sicilian recipe: learn how to make deep fried rice balls with cheese and saffron, a traditional street food.
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A delicious Italian appetizer with tomatoes and olives on a crostini bread
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Tuscan Bites at Salumeria Rosi NYC
Craving a Tuscan treat? Head on over to Salumeria Rosi in New York City where you'll find specialties from Tuscan chef Cesare Casella.
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Ham A to Z: 26 Things to Know about Ham
Ham is one of the most extravagant foods in the world, from religious matters to the many drying and curing methods, it is popular from China to Spain
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Tuscan Cured Meats Coming To A Market Near You
The USDA has announced it will lift its ban on Italian cured meats in May...get ready for an avalanche of Tuscan meaty goodness headed across the Atlantic.
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Paccheri di Gragnano filled with grilled aubergine and bufala ricotta over cherry tomato coulis by Chef Marco Ghioldi at Splendide Royal
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Tortellini, A Childhood Memory For Massimo Bottura
Massimo Bottura, Italy's most renown chef, takes a moment to recall one of his fondest childhood memories: making tortellini with his mother.
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Panforte di Siena is Tuscany's traditional dessert made with candied and dried fruit and with spices.
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Easy Tuscan Recipes
Wishing you could be in Tuscany right now? Relive the flavors of the region through these authentic centuries-old Tuscan dishes.
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A traditional Tuscan salad with stale bread, tomatoes, capers, left to marinate for an hour
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Typical Tuscan Cured Meats
Planning a trip to Tuscany? Discover the wide variety of Tuscan cured meats, some of which are prepared using traditional centuries-old methods.
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Wholemeal spaghetti recipe with cherry tomatoes and rocket salad
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How to prepare Italian bruschetta recipe, a simple vegetarian appetizer: tomatoes, mozzarella and onions on toasted bread. Easy and tasty!
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Try these delicious Tuscan biscuits ideal to eat after a Tuscan dinner and dip in Vin Santo.
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Italian classic penne pasta recipe, with parsley, capers, olives, chili peppers and tomatoes.
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Pecorino Cheese's Art Labels from Tuscany
Artisans and artists meet in San Gimignano to give life to a new form of art, the pecorino cheese labels are designed by artists
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Bringing Tuscany To The Table
Want to enjoy a taste of Tuscany at home? These gourmet Italian food products can be purchased online and delivered right to your door
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Winter's Superfood: The Polenta
It’s rather astounding that the mixing together of just two simple, common ingredients—water and flour—could create such a mouth-watering dish: polenta
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Pizza A to Z: 26 Things You Need to Know
Pizza is the most globalized food in the world. Is it its round shape, the slices, the ingredients? One thing is certain, it's love by love
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A comforting and delightful dish of stuffed pasta with ricotta and spinach with béchamel sauce
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Wondering how to make Italian semifreddo ice cream? Try a traditional Italian Christmas recipe for a layered ice cream with candied fruit and mascarpone cheese.
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A comforting Italian classic featuring delicate tortellini served in a hearty meat broth
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A traditional Italian dessert made with nuts, fruits, chocolate and honey
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Learn how to make lovely mini-pizzas, the classic pizza type: with mozzarella, tomatoes and black olives
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A quintessential Italian dish, this spaghetti and shrimp pairs well with white wine
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A Sweet Tuscan Christmas: Traditional Tuscan Desserts
A different way to enjoy Christmas with traditional Tuscan sweets. Discover the panforte, ricciarelli, cantucci and copate...
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An aromatic and pungent fruit jam made with the essence of mustard oil
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A delectable Italian fruit cake laced with raisins, citrus zest and cognac
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Tuscan Postcards | Prato to Taste
Tuscany's second most populated city is famous for its biscuits and cold cuts: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of Prato
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The Art of Pici Pasta in a Tuscan Relais
Chef Baracchi's Il Falconiere is a true hands on Tuscan experience: from pici traditional fresh pasta to eggplant involtini, how to cook Tuscan 101
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Tuscan Postcards | Pistoia To Taste
Great art and chocolate making tradition make Pistoia deserving a visit: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan town
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Tuscan Postcards | Cortona To Taste
With its amazing landscapes and food, Cortona is the ideal setting for a rest: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan town
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Stars And Truffles: From Alba To Hollywood
Hitchcock wrote a screenplay about it, Depardieu has his own truffle hunter and Catherine Zeta Jones uses it for a shampoo: Hollywood likes the precious food
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An exclusive Italian recipe for a traditional dish: fresh pasta with buffalo ricotta filling, with a fine dining twist given by chef Luigi Taglienti
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Tuscan Postcards | Montalcino To Taste
Montalcino is famous for its tradition in the wine industry, but there's much more: is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan city
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All About Pasta: Make It, Taste It, Study It
We take a look at the world's most beloved food and explore the many reasons people love pasta and just what makes it so irresistible
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A robust dish of fresh pasta served with tender chicken livers sauteed in a garlic sauce
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More Than Just 'Blue': The World's Top 10 Smelly Cheeses
Find out the world's top 10 stinky cheeses: an ironic round-up of some of the world’s foulest, tastiest - and yes, stinkiest - cheese varieties.
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Tuscan Postcards | Greve In Chianti To Taste
Heart of Florentine Chianti and the local wine industry: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan village
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Waiting For the Mooncake to Rise
The Mid-Autumn Festival is about to start, traditional cakes are ready to be given to wish prosperity. But “good luck cakes” are not only a Chinese specialty
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An Italian dessert eaten in Apulia region at Easter time: 'scarcella', a baked cake given to wish good luck and prosperity
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Tuscan Postcards | Viareggio To Taste
Viareggio is a town known for its beaches, liberty architecture and much more: here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan city
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Chef Massimo Bottura: "Emilia Is In The Five Ages Of Parmigiano"
An interview with the Italian chef at Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Chef Scarello: "Friuli, A Soup Of Gnocchi and Sea Urchins"
An interview with the Italian chef at Agli Amici restaurant, in Udine, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Chef Norbert Niederkofler: "Trentino Region Is An Apple Strudel"
An interview with the Italian chef at St.Hubertus restaurant, in Bolzano, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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The Buffalo Whisperer: From Silicon Valley To Mozzarella
Craig Ramini, ex-Silicon Valley software engineer-turned-cheesemaker, is about to become the only farmstead producer of buffalo mozzarella in the USA
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Tuscan Postcards | Pontremoli To Taste
Pontremoli is a medieval town located in northeast Tuscany. Here is a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan village
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A traditional Italian sandwich recipe with a twist: Tuscan lampredotto sandwich, a dish shared by chef Marco Stabile, from Ora D'Aria restaurant in Florence
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Chef Marco Stabile: "Florence Is A Crispy Lampredotto Sandwich"
An interview with the Tuscan chef at Ora D'Aria restaurant, in Florence, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Chef Carlo Cracco: "Milan Is A 'Wrong' Veal Cutlet"
An interview with the Italian chef at Cracco restaurant, in Milan, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Tuscan Postcards | San Gimignano To Taste
Declared as a Unesco site, San Gimignano embodies art and culture of this area: a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of the Tuscan village
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Chef Ernesto Iaccarino: "Sorrento Is A Calamari Kiss"
An interview with the Italian chef at Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant, in the Sorrentine peninsula, about regional culinary tradition and local ingredients
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Tuscan Postcards | Lucca To Taste
It's one of the emblems of Tuscan art, history and tradition: a guide to the best eating, shopping and tourist spots of Lucca
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Learn how to make the traditional Italian focaccia bread: here is a savoury focaccia bread recipe, served with anchovy-stuffed cherry tomatoes.
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Learn how to bake a traditional Italian food with this calzone recipe: pizza dough filled with tomato, ham and mozzarella
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The Taste Of Music According To Chef Gualtiero Marchesi
Waiting for Aida premiere in Verona, we've asked the Godfather of Italian cuisine - and music expert - Gualtiero Marchesi to match some dishes to a composer
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Balsamic Vinegar
Balsamic Vinegar, an extraction produced by the reduction of white Trebbiano or Lambrusco wines and not by the ordinary vinegar process as commonly believed,
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Parmesan Cheese
In the 900 years of history between the medieval Emilian monks’ Parmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan Cheese) and today's master parmesan-makers, very few t
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Baked mussels will delight your tastebuds: in this mussel recipe tender mussels are mixed with herbs and parmesan cheese and baked until golden.
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The delicate flavor of the clams is perfectly balanced with garlic, shallots and white wine in this unforgettable Italian traditional dish
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This easy swordfish recipe is packed with Mediterranean flavours. Capers, garlic, lemon and olive oil are all you need to prepare this light and delicious dish
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These sweet and sour marinated vegetables have Sicilian origins. Serve as a side dish or slather on some thick crusty Italian bread.
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The Maths of Pasta
A meeting with George L. Legendre, the man with a mathematical knowledge and intimate understanding of pasta
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Let's Eat Mediterranean: Three Ingredients, Five Chefs, A Competition
Grain, oil, wine: the model based on these foods is still considered one of the most complete way of eating. To find out why FDL went to the South of Italy
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High in antioxidants, pomegranates are great for your health. Here’s a tasty way of incorporating them into your diet
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Refresh yourself on a hot day with lemon granita, an old Italian favorite that originated in Sicily.
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The delicate flavours of Prosciutto di Parma are a perfect pairing for the sweetness of figs. This is a heavenly combination of sweet and savoury
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'Woosh' Spaghetti: A Dish You Can Eat With Your Bare Hands
Forget the knife and fork, for this plate of spaghetti the only utensils you will need are your hands
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Traditional Italian Recipes In The Pencil Of Iranian Illustrators
A group of young Iranian illustrators have paid homage to Italian cuisine: they have drawn some of the best Italian recipes and collected them in a book
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Reviving An Italian Classic: Eggplant Caponata Recipe
This classic Sicilian dish makes the perfect appetizer: eggplant caponata is delicious served cold or warm
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Easy eggplant caponata recipe for the famous Italian vegetable dish that you can serve both warm and cold
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A No Stress Homemade Cheese Ravioli
Impress your dinner guests with this easy homemade cheese ravioli filled with ricotta and wild herbs
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The Italian region of Puglia is famous for its pasta which is shaped like ears. This recipe for orecchiette brings traditional Italian flavours to your table
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Follow this authentic Italian pasta recipe to prepare homemade cheese ravioli with a light ricotta and wild herbs filling
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A Taste of Italy: Bake Your Own Traditional Italian Bread
Baking traditional Italian bread has never been easier. Let the famous Simili sisters teach you their tricks to making the best traditional Italian bread ever
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How to make homemade Italian bread? Simili sisters teach all the secrets to make traditional Italian bread at home: follow this easy recipe for homemade bread.
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A specialty of the Piedmont region in northern Italy, this dish of veal dressed in a creamy tuna sauce makes a great appetizer or main course
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Parma Ham
In order to be branded by the trademark crown, a Parma ham has to meet a long list of expectations.
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Learn how to make the authentic Italian minestrone recipe, a nice and warm vegetarian soup served with a spoon of pesto
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Ricotta cheese, candied fruit and green marzipan: enjoy the recipe for cassata cake, one of the best Italian desserts
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Simli Sisters' recipe and video recipe will teach you all the secrets to make Italian bread from Apulia at home
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Simili Sisters' easy and quick recipe for Italian ravioli filling
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Simili Sisters' recipe and video recipe will teach you all the secret to make potato gnocchi
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Lovers of gelato would never resist to this authentic Italian chocolate ice cream recipe to make at home
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Bechamel sauce is the easy French sauce used to fill traditional Italian lasagna. Find out how to prepare a perfect bechamel sauce step by step!
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Simili Sisters' recipe and video recipe will teach you all the secrets to make a perfect Italian pasta dough at home
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A very ancient Italian drink recipe: Leonardo da Vinci's rose water, a refreshing non alcoholic drink loved since the Renaissance
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This soft chicken liver pate recipe comes from Tuscany: spread it on crostini to enjoy a simple and tasteful appetizer by Aurora Baccheschi Berti
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Do you dream a infinite source of Italian ice cream? Try to make it at home! This easy coffee ice cream recipe can be a good start
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Beef tripe Alla Romana - tasty offal in tomato sauce - are a traditional Italian recipe quick and easy to prepare
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Passatelli Recipe: learn how to make homemade pasta from Bologna, with this easy recipe by Chiara Maci, Italian food blogger
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A easy recipe to make tortelli or ravioli, Italian varieties of stuffed pasta, with spinach filling and a balsamic vinegar dressing
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Beef salad recipe by chef and butcher Dario Cecchini: tenerumi, a cheap beef cut, becomes gourmet in this classic of Tuscan cuisine
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Risi e bisi recipe: how to cook a easy rice and peas dish perfect for spring, with an ancient recipe from Venice
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Rice and peas with Tosone and Parmesan cheese; a easy Italian recipe by Chef Massimo Spigaroli, owner of Antica Corte Pallavicina relais in Parma
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Warm your belly with a world famous Italian classic way to cook pasta: macaroni cheese recipe with bread crumbs, from the cookbook by Pellegrino Artusi
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Beef tenderloin recipe: how to cook tenderloin steak salt, a easy and fat free cooking method to enhance the flavours of meat
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A warm fish soup recipe with shrimps, quick and easy to prepare, that will bring the taste of sea to your table
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Recipe for Ligurian Corzetti, egg pasta dough shaped in little decorated discs, by Eugenio Medagliani
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Ricotta fritters recipe: an easy Sicilian recipe for a traditional Italian dessert called Bacio di Pantelleria
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Learn how to make homemade pizza dough with this easy recipe by the Italian chef Gabriele Bonci
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Exquisite saffron adds a dash of unexpected colour to this potato salad with tender green beans and herbs
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Consider serving this array of cheeses and jams on a rustic cutting board, just like they do in Italy. It will bring Mediterranean flair to your gathering
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There are many versions of this Sicilian classic. This recipe highlights the versatility of ricotta in pairing it with candied fruit and lemon zest
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Italian extra virgin olive oil is widely recognised as among the best in the world, which makes it also one of the most imitated.
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Stale bread gets a tasty makeover in this classic Italian salad. Yesterday’s bread is mixed with tomatoes, onions, cucumber and plenty of olive oil.
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A spoonful of pesto perks up this hearty vegetable soup made with garden vegetables and pasta
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Perfect for hot summer days, these grilled vegetables are dressed in a garlic and lemon vinaigrette. It’s a perfect dish for a backyard BBQ or picnic
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Davide Scabin's Five Italian Pasta Jewels
A special dish, step by step prepared and explained by one of the best chefs in the world: Davide Scabin pays tribute to Italian tastes with
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Rocket and radicchio make the base of this mixed vegetable salad. Capers and Parmesan cheese lend sharpness and umami, also known as the sixth taste
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This lovely combination of strawberries, watermelon and balsamic vinegar makes a fun dessert. A touch of honey adds just the right amount of sweetness
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Eataly's Birreria: Brewery and Restaurant in New York
While Italy may bring to mind wine more than anything else, artisanal beer is gaining in popularity.
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Baked eggplants with tomatoes and Parmesan cheese is a dish that is universally recognised as being Italian
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'My Tuscan Kitchen': Italian Recipes Cookbook
Presented at New York’s Four Seasons Hotel in spring 2011, the first cookbook by Aurora Baccheschi Berti gathers together from Tusc
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Beatrice Peruzzi, an Extra Virgin Olive Oil Taste Keeper
Just several days before the end of the olive harvest, Beatrice Peruzzi, the founder of Bertarello olive oil, shows FDL.com around the 18th
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Bertarello, the Masters of Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
FDL travelled to the Lazio region of Italy to film an exclusive video with the makers of the Italian extra virgin olive oil label, Bertarello
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Report from Le Grand Fooding Milan 2011 | Gallery
A “blind” dinner, 12 chefs from all over the world, and one provocative question: Are we so sure that the best Italian food is eaten in Italy?
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How to Make Traditional Bread with Simili Sisters
Ready for the last cooking lesson from Simili sisters?
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Traditional Italian Bread | Video Lesson
From Bologna, The sixth - and last - video lesson with the Simili Sisters: after Apulian bread, we'll learn how to make traditional bread
Bellavista, the Taste Keeper Behind the Spumante Label
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Bellavista, the Taste Keeper Behind the Spumante Label
The Franciacorta region of Italy has become increasingly renowned over the years for its spumante wine.
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Bellavista Sparkling Wine | Video Interview
The Bellavista wine label comes from the Italian area of Fraciacorta, in Lombardy region. Meet the Tastekeepers behind the wine label Bellavista
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Massimo Spigaroli's Guinea Fowl with Culatello
Massimo Spigaroli, well-known culatello taste keepers, shared with FDL this flavourish way of using it, pairing it up with a guinea fowl
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Food is the New Fashion: D&G S/S '12 | Gallery
The iconic lifestyle guru Martha Stewart stated: "Food is the new fashion". And her words have just been transformed into facts - or better, clothes
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Cooking School in the Tuscan Castle | Gallery
In an enchanted location, the chance to learn Tuscan cooking in a 12th Century castle. With produce from the garden and ingredients from local producers
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How to Make Apulian Bread with Simili Sisters
Straight from the culinary centre of Bologna, Italy, a special cooking lesson continues on Fine Dining Lovers: we’ll learn to prepare delicious homemade 
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Apulian Bread | Video Lesson
After some traditional Italian pasta delicacies, the Bolognese sisters will teach you how to prepare typical Apulia bread
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How to Preserve Bread: Tips and Suggestions
What do to with the bread once you’ve made it? Either eat right away, or freeze it...
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Food Shopping at the 'Taste of Milano' Festival
The event wasn’t only attended by great chefs and high-end restaurants: the Taste of Milano was also a showcase for small, local producers – from Milan and a
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Chef Bottura and the Parmigiano Cheese
Discover one of the most complex and interesting dining experiences by the famous chef Massimo Bottura: the five ages of Parmigiano cheese
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How to Store Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese
Here are some tips and suggestions for the best Italian cheese tasting.
Parmigiano Reggiano: How to Recognize the Best Cheese
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Parmigiano Reggiano: How to Recognize the Best Cheese
Some tips to recognise the original Parmigiano cheese by colour, labels, symbols and trademarks.
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Salvo Montalbano and the Food
Are you a real fan of Montalbano, the detective created by Andrea Camilleri? What was his favourite food?
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'Locanda Cipriani' in Venice, a Fine Dining Milestone
A simple, refined Italian "trattoria", a milestone in the history of dining loved by actors and writers, such as Hemingway and Capote.
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Alessandra Medici, Balsamic Vinegar Taste Keeper
Reggio Emilia, Italy. Medici family has been producing Traditional Balsamic Vinegar for 100 years.
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Alessandra Medici, a Balsamic Vinegar Taste Keeper
Her family has been producing Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Reggio Emilia, Italy, for 100 years. In this video, she shows FDL how this condiment is made
Ice Cream Tips: How to Recognize the Perfect Ice Cream
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Ice Cream Tips: How to Recognize the Perfect Ice Cream
Tasting is not just wine: here are some tips to find the best ice cream.
Not Only Ice Cream: the 'Family' of Cold Desserts
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Not Only Ice Cream: the 'Family' of Cold Desserts
Ice cream, sorbet, granita: there is a cold recipe for every taste...
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Food Shopping Around Piazza Duomo in Milan
What you absolutely buy and taste around Milan’s piazza Duomo, in the heart of the city.
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I Love Italy: 'Ciao Bella Piadina' food truck in Los Angeles
Looking for a touch of Italy in L.A.? It’s never been that easy!
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How to Make Italian Gnocchi with Simili Sisters
Straight from the culinary centre of Bologna, Italy a special cooking lesson continues on Fine Dining Lovers: we’ll learn to prepare delicious homemade Itali
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Italian Gnocchi | Video Lesson
Recipes, tips and tricks to make handmade gnocchi: a lesson with "Simili sisters", Italian cooking teachers
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Learning Sicilian Cooking with the Marchioness Lanza
Take a trip in Sicily, Italy: you can learn the culinary traditions, by the precious teachings of two generations of noble women, in their kitchens.
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Gourmet Shopping: Chef Massimo Bottura's Online Shop
Massimo Bottura is renowned for the attention he pays to every ingredient he puts in his dishes: his website offers a shop where you can purchase his favouri
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Ice Cream: How to Recognise the Perfect Ice Cream
When “yummy” just doesn’t cut it: seven things you should know about a superior ice cream.
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Ice Cream: Surprise Flavour
News and tips for finding your favourite ice cream, including tastes invented by the top chefs and the most bizarre and eccentric flavours from the world
How to Make Green Dough with Simili Sisters
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How to Make Green Dough with Simili Sisters
Straight from the culinary centre of Bologna, Italy, a special cooking lesson continues on Fine Dining Lovers: we’ll learn to prepare homemade green pasta do
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Homemade Green Dough | Video Lesson
Recipes, tips and tricks to make handmade green dough: a lesson with "Simili sisters", Italian cooking teachers. Learn how to prepare green dough on FDL!
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Iaccarino's Vegetable Garden in South of Italy
FDL brings you to "Le Peracciole", a family-run farm in the South of Italy, to meet Alfonso Iaccarino: a farmer, restaurateur, and Michelin-starred chef.
How to Make Tagliatelle with Simili Sisters
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How to Make Tagliatelle with Simili Sisters
Straight from the culinary centre of Bologna, Italy a special cooking lesson continues on Fine Dining Lovers: we’ll learn to prepare homemade pasta tagliatel
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Tagliatelle Pasta | Video Lesson
Recipes, tips and tricks to make handmade pasta tagliatelle: a lesson with "Simili sisters", Italian cooking teachers
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Italian Pizza Beyond Tradition
Recipes, tips and the history of pizza. In Naples, where pizza was born, there's a gourmet revolution in progress: discover it on Fine Dining Lovers!
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Gastro-Shopping on Sorrentine Peninsula
The best destinations for a gastro-shopping road trip on the Sorrentine peninsula.
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How to Make Egg Dough with Simili Sisters
Feel intimidated by the idea of making your own pasta dough?
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Simili Sisters: How to Make Egg Pasta Dough | Video Lesson
Recipes, tips and tricks to make handmade egg dough for pasta: a lesson with "Simili sisters", Italian cooking teachers
Culatello Tips: the Best Way to Enjoy it by Spigaroli
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Culatello Tips: the Best Way to Enjoy it by Spigaroli
Some tips from the "culatello master" to best appreciate the flavour and aroma of this prestigious salume.
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Spigaroli: Culatello Master. Video
Fine Dining Lovers met Massimo Spigaroli. His family has been producing culatello for over 150 years. Watch the exclusive video interview!
Dario Cecchini, Serving Steak and Poetry
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Dario Cecchini, Serving Steak and Poetry
A '21st Century butcher', a 'Ulysses of meat', and a proponent of high-quality fast-food.
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Italian Butcher Dario Cecchini: Serving Steak and Poetry
FDL went to Tuscany to meet Dario Cecchini, one of the most renowned butchers in the world. Watch our exclusive video-interview!
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Goat Cheese and Artisanal Beer in the Milan '700 Farm
The historical Cascina Cuccagna, an ancient rural space right in the centre of Milan, hosted savoury tastings.
Nunzio Marcelli, an Italian Pecorino Cheese Master
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Nunzio Marcelli, an Italian Pecorino Cheese Master
Born and raised in the Italian region of Abruzzo, Nunzio Marcelli is a shepherd and a cheese producer. 
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Italian Pecorino Cheese Online Shopping
From Abruzzo Italian region, Marcelli's cheeses became international thanks to his website, and are now appreciated worldwide.