Amatriciana sauce is a well-known Italian recipe. Let’s see a version of the recipe that we believe is very tasty, hypotheses about the origin of the recipe and some changes of this tasty sauce over the years.
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
There are two versions of the pasta puttanesca recipe: the Neapolitan and the one from the Lazio region. The ingredients are simple, the flavour exceptional in both versions. Discover the ingredients, some tips and some hypotheses about the origin of the recipe and 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 history of pasta from Italy is part of a wider and articulated history. Since the Middle Ages, Italy has developed a cuisine that assigns pasta a primary food role: pasta is neither just a side dish or accompaniment, nor just an ingredient in broth dishes. Sicily was perhaps the cradle of the artisanal production of … Continue reading PASTA FROM ITALY: HISTORY, PRODUCTION, SOME FAMOUS PASTA DISHES
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
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
Cima di rapa (Brassica Rapa L. subsp. sylvestris L. Janch. var. esculenta Hort.), also known as Broccoli rabe, Rapini, Raab, Spring broccoli, Italian turnip, is a vegetable typically grown and cooked in Central and Southern Italy. Cima translates top, and rapa transalates Turnip, so the literal translation would be Turnip top. Cime is the plural of Cima, and in Italy we normally … Continue reading CIME DI RAPA, BROCCOLI RABE, RAPINI: COOKING, RECIPES, NUTRITIONAL VALUES
Online food shopping is growing in Europe. To receive regional excellences at home with just a few clicks, today you can choose from numerous e-commerce selling online Italian food and wine. If you are stuck at home or you are lingering in the office, you can still enjoy your favorite foods for dinner. You can … Continue reading ORDER FOOD ONLINE: GOOD FOOD AT YOUR DOOR WITH A FEW CLICKS