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The 26th edition of the National White Truffle Fair of Pergola concludes on Sunday, October 15

The 26th edition of the Pergola National White Truffle Fair draws the tide towards the final event on Sunday, October 15. The last two gatherings (on October 1st and 8th) were very successful. You must not miss out on (free entrance)! The final day of the 2023 event will be packed with activities, including the presence of two-starred chefs. Cooking shows and tastings will lead to a synthesis of narration, performance, and taste, all in…

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The 2023 Cheese Festival: A Taste of Dairy Excellence

The 14th edition of the world’s largest cheese and dairy tradition festival is ready to begin. From the 15th to the 18th of September, we’ll have another reason to visit Bra. The latest edition of the renowned festival, which attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, will be held in a small town in the province of Cuneo. Since 1997, the festival’s goal has been to safeguard traditional national and other dairy products that…

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Florentine Steak basics: history, cutting, and cooking

Florentine steak (Bistecca Fiorentina) is a Tuscan delicacy with a long and fascinating history. This sort of meat has gained worldwide acclaim not just for its high quality, distinct flavor, and flawless preparation, but also for its cultural significance in the Tuscan culinary tradition. Florentine meat is a general term for many sorts of high-quality beef from Tuscany. The Florentine steak is the most well-known and typical cut of this meat, although other cuts such…

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Italian Hams you need to try

Some of Italy’s various hams are more highly regarded than others due to their distinctive tastes and methods of manufacture. Italian cured meats are highly prized around the globe and reflect Italy’s culinary prowess. These rare and expensive hams are delicious, especially the smokey Speck dell’Alto Adige, the delicate flavor and unique spice blend of the classic Salame Milano, or the peppery and smokey flavor of the lean Salame Napoli, and the sweet Culatello di…

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Types of Italian Bread – How many types of Italian bread are there?

Bread is a must on Italian tables. The ‘food of poor people‘, as it used to be called. It was widely eaten because it was made with easily obtainable and cheap ingredients, available to all. Moreover, it could be made at home, following local recipes, often rooted in the history and traditions of each area. So if you want to know how many types of Italian bread are there, such as light flat Italian bread, popular…

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Le Marche: The most popular gastronomic products

As a marchigiano (native of le Marche) who lives in this region, I can attest to the Marche’s scenic beauty and culinary tradition. The cuisine is made up of simple and authentic flavors. In most cases, they are built around high-quality ingredients that have been grown and produced locally for generations. Tradition has it that way.In this article, I will introduce you to the most iconic products and culinary traditions of my region! Instead, I…

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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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The Best Sides and Drinks to Pair with an Ossobuco Milanese

Though not as internationally popular as pizza or pasta, Ossobuco has gained worldwide recognition as a delicious and tender meat dish. In Italy, every home offers a slightly different take on Ossobuco, but one thing is for certain—its thick sauce and fork-tender meat promise a hearty meal. If you’re thinking of cooking Ossobuco Milanese yourself, here’s a handy guide to help you plan the perfect menu: What is an Ossobuco Milanese? A specialty of the…

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Italian granny – Italian nonne doing what?

Let’s be honest, we all love Italian nonne. Whether you actually have one or you’d simply enjoy how iconic they are in Italian and Italian-American culture, grandparents are a real treasure. Let’s talk about Italian grandmother now! As many of our most faithful readers may know — I tend to mention this a lot in my articles — I was brought up with my grandparents, so I am among those Italians who owe everything they…

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Italian Christmas food Dilemma: Panettone or Pandoro cake

Christmas is just around the corner and, where Italians are concerned, food is one of the main components in the festivities. So here’s the biggest dilemma of Italians when it comes to cakes! Panettone or Pandoro? An Italian Christmas Dilemma: Panettone or Pandoro? There are many traditional products eaten by Italians during the Christmas season, and two of the most famous are the pandoro and the panettone. Pandoro cake Pandoro, Italian Christmas Cake Ph. depositphotos/marcomayer…

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