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How NOT to cook pasta? The right way of cooking authentic Italian pasta

Knowing how not to cook pasta is even more important than knowing how to do it properly, believe me. What follows is a gallery of culinary horrors: pasta dishes went horribly wrong. They may look good, even tasty to you, but believe me, no true Italian would ever prepare or even eat, a dish of pasta like the ones you are going to see. If you want to know how to cook pasta, or you’ve…

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Italian Easter Traditional Food – Easter in Italy

We have this saying in Italy, paese che vai usanza che trovi. It means: when you visit a village, you find a new habit, and this is true also for Easter food in Italy.  As you may know, if you have been to Italy or know something about Italian food, the same applies to our kitchens, especially on special, traditional occasions. Easter is certainly one of them. See more about Easter in Italy! Easter in Italy and its most…

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Kale in Italian style – What’s the kale good for and how do Italians use it?

Kale: the ultimate hipster food. If it has certainly been popular among healthy eaters for a good amount of years, it’s undeniable that kale became more of a household name after the cool and hip of the world adopted it as their favored ingredient. Let’s see the Kale in Italian kitchens! Smoothies, soups, salads, even mock “chips”  – baked, not fried of course: kale has truly entered the Olympus of the world’s most popular foods,…

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14 Different Types of Italian Restaurants and Bars – Explained

A gelateria near Campo Dei Fiori – Rome The different types of Italian restaurants and bars you find in Italy are many. Not all eateries are the same and differences are not only to be found in the menu but also in their price range, as well as in their overall look and appeal. Let’s get into the type of Italian restaurant crossword clue! Let’s take a better glance at the various types of Italian restaurants…

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Weird Italian food – Some weird Italian dishes you want know

…There is more to Italian cuisine than pizza and pasta… As we know, there’s also a category of weird Italian food that we must discuss now. If you are an attentive reader of ours and a food connoisseur, you know already there is more to Italian cuisine than pizza and pasta. What you may not know is that some of our most traditional dishes have peculiar ingredients indeed: from chicken giblets to offal, from chitterlings to snails, we…

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