If you want to know how to trim broccoli rabe, this is the right place. Also, you will learn how to distinguish the parts and how to choose them
Want to know how to cook brown rice? You are in the right place! Brown rice is not only healthy but also a versatile option that can be reinvented in multiple recipes. Hot or cold, brown rice has become a Must in menus around the world. It is very simple to cook brown rice, but … Continue reading HOW TO COOK BROWN RICE: MICROWAVE, COOKER, STOVE
Dried mushroom risotto is a classic Italian cuisine recipe full of charm. Mushroom risotto can also be prepared with fresh or frozen mushrooms. Here we will use dried mushrooms, which make it possible to prepare the recipe even when fresh ones are not available. We will see ingredients, preparation and some advice or further information.
Pasta alla norma is one of the most famous Italian dishes in the world. It is a typical Sicilian recipe, and brings with it typically Mediterranean flavors. Let’s see the ingredients, how to prepare it, calories and nutritional values, some tips and hypotheses on the origin of the name.
Pasta Carbonara is one of the most famous Italian dishes. In Italy we say pasta alla carbonara, which translates pasta in the carbonara way. Carbonara sauce is made with guanciale (i.e. cured pork cheek) and eggs that wrap around hot pasta. Let’s see a recipe, nutritional values, calories and some other information
The term red rice can mean different things, and for this reason it is easy to find a little confusion. The rice normally grown in Italy is of the genus Oryza, species Sativa. There are many varieties, and some, such as Ermes wholemeal rice or Risrus, are red on the outer part of the grain. … Continue reading RED RICE: TYPES, BENEFITS, HOW TO COOK, RECIPES
Whole wheat pasta is a food with different aspects that deserve some attention. The interesting aspects concern not only the nutritional values, the possible benefits for health or the flavors that best pair, but also the regulatory framework that defines the durum wheat integral semolina pasta. In the course of the article we will focus … Continue reading WHOLE WHEAT PASTA: CALORIES, NUTRITION, ONLINE SHOPPING
Al dente (Italian pronunciation: [al ˈdɛnte]) literally translates to to the toot. In cooking, the expression refers to a food cooked to the point that it still maintains a certain strength, and therefore opposes some relevant resistance to mastication. Foods cooked al dente are still firm to the bite, have a certain consistence. In reference to dried … Continue reading AL DENTE: MEANING, COOKING PASTA
How to cook pasta is a theme that may seem very simple, almost taken for granted, but it contains some aspects worthy of interest. Some prefer pasta al dente, others longer cooked pasta (according to some, then, overcooked pasta?). Then there are those who propose a cooking time that is even shorter than that of pasta al dente, and … Continue reading HOW TO COOK PASTA, COOKING PASTA AL DENTE
Pasta in Italy is widespread in every region, and there are many pasta shapes, names and recipes. Italy is the only European country to have developed pasta dishes since the Middle Ages, instead of using it only as an ingredient for broth or as accompaniment ingredient (such as happens with bread). Even today pasta dishes are … Continue reading PASTA IN ITALY: TYPES, SHAPES, NAMES, RECIPES