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Buffalo Mozzarella 101

Going to the Source: Buffalo Mozzarella 101 An INTERVIEW with Luisa di Fumoso Pietro ( owner of Caseificio Aziendale Luisa ) by Patricia Edwards Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese is one of Italy’s most celebrated culinary masterpieces. For me, it was “love at first taste”. In finding “All Things Italian” I follow a strict mantra – I must go “directly to the source”! My interest is in unveiling the process and secrets! As a local, I choose…

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Italian Food

How to cook Pizza at Home

Ever thought about making pizza on your own, from scratch? Of course you have, but it’s easier said than done, especially if you’ve never tried and don’t have a pizzaiolo at hand to teach you the tricks of the trade. Picking up the right ingredients can be a challenge, even though the mantra “keep it simple, keep it fresh” usually works wonders: really you can’t go wrong with it! Read on to learn how to…

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Some alternatives to the most famous Italian recipes

A seasonal foreword Halloween has just passed and you guys on the other side of the pond are quickly approaching that fantastic holiday that Thanksgiving is. I have been celebrating it myself, a born and bred Italian, since 2006, when I was introduced to it by my – then newly-found, now well established, brotherly friends– mates from St Louis and upstate NY. Surely, Thanksgiving‘ s menus are a traditional affair, just like Christmas: each family has a particular way of…

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Cakes Recipes

Summer Tiramisù

Tiramisù is one of Italy’s favore]ed dessert and probably one of the country’s best-known culinary exports, but have you ever tried Summer tiramisù? We have already given you the recipe for the traditional version of this delicious treat, as well as some interesting info about its history. One thing about tiramisù we almost never consider is its versatility: the traditional, basic recipe can be changed and varied in many ways, always creating a fantastic result. The tiramisù…

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Authentic Italian vs Italian-American Restaurants in the US

Nearby my house in Rockville, Maryland, we have a quite good Italian restaurant, “Il Pizzico”.  The restaurant is well known in this area and, according to Yelp, it is the “best restaurant in Rockville”.   Many American or Italian-American refer to the style of food at “Il Pizzico” as Northern Italian.   I was there last week and, speaking with the cook,  I found out that he is from Modica, Sicily which is in the deep south…

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Appetizers Recipes

10 Italian Bruschetta Recipes – Original Italian Bruschetta Recipe

The word “bruschetta” (pronounced broo-skett-ah) has its origins in central Italy, and it’s a slice of toasted bread. Now, we know that many chefs and different cultures have invented different types of bruschettas of which many aren’t known at all, or just not popular in Italy. You can find in this post different recipes for bruschetta Sorrentina, bruschetta Toscana, bruschetta prosciutto crudo, smokd tomato bruschetta, but even gluten free bruschetta. We’ve kept a few traditional Italian…

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Orechiette ai Broccoli Recipe – How to get your kids to eat vegetables?

One of the greatest challenges of raising healthy kids is to convince them to eat more vegetables! I tried – and still try – it all! Here’s a way however if you’ve been asking how to get kids to eat vegetables, Orechiette ai broccoli recipe from Puglia, Italy. Great pasta with broccoli recipe that kids will love! Let’s see our Italian broccoli pasta recipe! From bribing them to getting them in the garden, hoping that growing…

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Pasta Recipes

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe Recipe

When I first arrived in Rome it was very late on a Sunday evening. Ahead of me lay pure anticipation of days ahead exploring this phenomenal city. I knew there would be pavement pounding, heat, and crowds but I couldn’t be more excited. Slightly sapped of energy from the journey, I wandered into a typical Roman restaurant, without great thought, and ordered my first ever plate of spaghetti or bucatini Cacio e Pepe. Not only…

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Pasta Recipes

Italian pasta recipes

Italians love pasta. This is one of the basic sides that most Italian dishes are made with. On this list, you’ll find some of the most famous Italian pasta dishes, as well as some that are really regional and really special. There are so many more great Italian pasta dishes, but in this article, we completely focused on what other bloggers suggested. Below, you’ll find 15 pasta recipes for a perfect Italian-style dinner at home!…

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Italian Food Meat Recipes

Italian sausage ragu recipe – Pasta with ragu di salsiccia recipe

How are authentic Italian sausage pasta recipes made? Italian dishes are best when you use simple and homemade ingredients from Italy. In season we use tomatoes grown in our own garden. We also have learned how to prepare some of the ingredients ourselves. However, some of the things you need are still best bought from Italian producers. We like Italian olive oil and use it in many recipes. Passata – tomato puree – tastes best…

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