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  • Sauteed cavatelli and broccoli is easy to make and perfect for vegetarians.

    Authentic Cavatelli and Broccoli Recipe

    When you mention pasta, what usually comes to mind for many people is Italian cuisine. As a matter fact, pasta has always been associated with Italy and Italian cooking. To be fair, pasta did originally come from Ancient Rome. Although many historians believe Arabs were the ones who introduced the cultivation of durum wheat centuries ago to […]

  • This authentic Italian Antipasto Salad Recipe has more than meets the eye.

    Authentic Italian Antipasto Salad Recipe

    Oh, the nerve!! Actually, nervetti. Wait, what? What does that have to do with food? I thought eating good food warms the heart?! Okay, enough with the mystery. Today, we’re going to talk about an authentic Italian antipasto salad recipe also known as insalata di nervetti. But what exactly is that? Veal shank—tendons and cartilage, to be […]

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    Authentic Italian Minestrone Soup Recipe

    We’ve already talked about Italian soups before, like the famous Italian wedding soup, which, as we established, is not that related to weddings as people might think. But now it’s time to tackle another famous Italian soup—the minestrone. Maybe unfairly, this soup doesn’t have the popularity of other dishes, although things are starting to change. […]

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    The Ultimate List Of Types of Pasta

    Pasta–who doesn’t love it? When many of us think of pasta, we typically think of the more popular styles such as spaghetti, penne or linguine, but there are actually dozens of different types of pasta, each with their own special flavor profile, culinary application and even regional origin. Below is an extensive list of the […]

  • This authentic Italian bread recipe will make you think twice before buying one.

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    Authentic Italian Bread Recipe

    When I think of food, I don’t usually think of how food smells. I’ve never been the type to enter a kitchen and go, “Oh my God, am I smelling cannoli?” However, there was a specific scent that I would always recognize and love: fresh bread. We’ve talked about this in regards to the Focaccia […]

  • This authentic Italian butter cookie recipe is a delight.

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    Authentic Italian Butter Cookies Recipe

    Don’t you love those tins filled with butter cookies? You buy them with the excuse of giving them to a beloved one, only to end up eating them yourself. And we don’t blame you. They are perfect either as standalone cookies or cookies to dip in your favorite tea. Soft on the inside and crispy […]

  • This authentic Italian chicken cacciatore recipe will make you lick your fingers.

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    Authentic Italian Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

    Around these parts, we often talk about the food of the poor. However, we don’t mean it in a disrespectful way, but we are rather in awe of how some of the best dishes were born because people had to get creative and use whatever they found in their kitchen. That is an art in […]

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    What is Pizzoccheri? ( Traditional Italian Buckwheat Pasta Recipe)

    The world of Italian pasta has its superstars (e.g., spaghetti, linguine, etc.), but there are several other intriguing pastas that remain somewhat under the radar, and pizzoccheri would definitely fall into this category. Contrary to its somewhat misleading name, pizzoccheri doesn’t have anything to do with pizza; instead, it’s a flat, ribbon pasta comprised primarily […]

  • Pistachio Tiramisu Recipe is a delicious choice.

    Pistachio Tiramisu Recipe

    Well, that didn’t take us long. We spoke a while back about the best authentic Italian Tiramisu recipe –and we lied. Sort of. While  The first one had the zabaione surprise, while this this one is a bit more uncommon–it’s a pistachio tiramisu recipe! And why not? It’s green! It’s even festive, we might add, thus […]

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    15 of the Best Gift Ideas for Italian Food Lovers

    No doubt there’s an Italian food lover in each of our lives — but what to get them other than just the basics from your local grocer? From Italian kitchen equipment to creative books, gourmet food, and other fun trinkets, here are the 15 best gift ideas for Italian food lovers. 1. Italy Cutting Board Italian […]