Tasty tales

Tasty Tales is our Italian food magazine.
Italian cuisine is very varied: moving from one point of the peninsula to the other you can find many different recipes and specialties.
At Gustorotondo we are also interested in production methods, ingredients and every other aspect that defines the quality of the food products.
We hope that among the pages of the blog you can taste a bit of Italian culinary culture: recipes, history of some ingredients, traditions and innovations of Italian cuisine.

Here are some articles about Italian food and Italian cuisine you may be interested in:

PASTA ALLA NORMA RECIPE, TIPS, NUTRITION FACTS

PASTA ALLA NORMA RECIPE, TIPS, NUTRITION FACTS

Pasta alla norma is one of the most famous Italian dishes in the world, and it’s also one of my favourites.…

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PASTA CARBONARA RECIPE

PASTA CARBONARA RECIPE

Pasta Carbonara is one of the most famous Italian recipes. In Italy we say pasta alla carbonara, which translates pasta in…

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PASTA AMATRICIANA RECIPE INGREDIENTS TRADITION

PASTA AMATRICIANA RECIPE INGREDIENTS TRADITION

Pasta amatriciana (in Italian: pasta all’amatriciana) probably derives from the introduction of tomato in the gricia pasta recipe. At the end of…

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RED RICE: TYPES, BENEFITS, HOW TO COOK, RECIPES

RED RICE: TYPES, BENEFITS, HOW TO COOK, RECIPES

The term red rice can mean different things, and for this reason it is easy to find a little confusion.…

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PASTA FROM ITALY: HISTORY, PRODUCTION, SOME FAMOUS PASTA DISHES

PASTA FROM ITALY: HISTORY, PRODUCTION, SOME FAMOUS PASTA DISHES

The history of pasta from Italy is part of a wider and articulated history. Since the Middle Ages, Italy has…

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SIMPLE CHICKEN RISOTTO RECIPES

SIMPLE CHICKEN RISOTTO RECIPES

The recipe for chicken risotto is not very well known in Italy. Many of our Gustorotondo webstore customers who buy Italian…

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WHOLE WHEAT PASTA: CALORIES, NUTRITION, ONLINE SHOPPING

WHOLE WHEAT PASTA: CALORIES, NUTRITION, ONLINE SHOPPING

Whole wheat pasta is a food with different aspects that deserve some attention. The interesting aspects concern not only the…

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AL DENTE: MEANING, COOKING PASTA

AL DENTE: MEANING, COOKING PASTA

Al dente (Italian pronunciation: [al ˈdɛnte]) literally translates to to the toot. In cooking, the expression refers to a food cooked…

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HOW TO COOK PASTA, COOKING PASTA AL DENTE

HOW TO COOK PASTA, COOKING PASTA AL DENTE

How to cook pasta is a theme that may seem very simple, almost taken for granted, but it contains some aspects…

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PASTA IN ITALY: TYPES, SHAPES, NAMES, RECIPES

PASTA IN ITALY: TYPES, SHAPES, NAMES, RECIPES

Pasta in Italy is widespread in every region, and there are many pasta shapes, names and recipes. Italy is the only…

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CIME DI RAPA, BROCCOLI RABE, RAPINI: COOKING, RECIPES, NUTRITIONAL VALUES

CIME DI RAPA, BROCCOLI RABE, RAPINI: COOKING, RECIPES, NUTRITIONAL VALUES

Cima di rapa (Brassica Rapa L. subsp. sylvestris L. Janch. var. esculenta Hort.), also known as Broccoli rabe, Rapini, Raab, Spring broccoli, Italian turnip,…

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ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH TURNIP TOPS

ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH TURNIP TOPS

Orecchiette pasta with turnip tops is a typical Apulian dish, today known throughout Italy and beyond national borders. Orecchiette are a…

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ITALIAN RICE VARIETIES: DISHES, RECIPES, BUY ONLINE

ITALIAN RICE VARIETIES: DISHES, RECIPES, BUY ONLINE

Italian rice varieties are appreciated in Italy and abroad. In Italy different varieties of rice are cultivated, and for some types…

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WHY DOES HONEY CRYSTALLIZE? CRYSTALLIZED HONEY VS LIQUID HONEY

WHY DOES HONEY CRYSTALLIZE? CRYSTALLIZED HONEY VS LIQUID HONEY

Honey crystallizes because it is a supersaturated solution. We often see crystallized honey. The crystallization of honeyis due to the…

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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL CALORIES AND NUTRITION FACTS

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL CALORIES AND NUTRITION FACTS

100 g of extra virgin olive oil contains about 900 kcal (kilocalories). It also happens to find the energy value…

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