Italian Food

Preserves: tomato puree, tomato paste, pesto. History and curious facts

Not only sweets: Italian preserves also include a variety of savoury specialities, starting with pasta sauces. Here’s what they are.

Spelt, barley, millet, oats, rice: discovering grains

Excellent in winter soups but also in summer salads, grains are rich in nutrients, versatile and delicious.

Italian recipes. Spaghetti with clams

The liquid released by the clams is very savoury: this is why spaghetti with clams are the perfect tasty Italian classic. Here's the recipe.

Naturally vegan: cruelty free traditional Italian dishes

Just think of spaghetti with tomato sauce, or with a simple garlic, olive oil and chilli dressing, polenta, focaccia alla Genovese. There's more: all the traditional Italian dishes that also happen to be vegan.

The Cornish Italian: British e-commerce dedicated to tiramisù and Italian specialities

A beautiful story of young entrepreneurship abroad: Ugo, who began to take baby steps in theatre to then find himself with his own business dedicated to the Italian dessert par excellence, tiramisu. Which he ships all over the UK.

It's dessert time. Chocolate “salami” recipe

Easy to make at home, Italian chocolate salami is the perfect treat for the kids.

Food and cinema. Mozzarella in carrozza in Bicycle Thieves and post-war Italy

Two slices of bread stuffed with melty cheese and then fried: simple and delicious, mozzarella in carrozza is the protagonist of one of the cult scenes of De Sica's Bicycle Thieves. Here's the story.

Frappe. History, origin and anecdotes of a centuries-old recipe

Chiacchiere, crostoli, bugie, cenci, frappe, galani. All descending from a single and unequivocal ancestor, which dates back to the Renaissance. Here is the story of the Italian Carnevale specialty.

Classy Carnevale fritters by Iginio Massari

Carnevale is a time for fried desserts: chiacchiere, lattughe, castagnole, ravioli and frittelle–fritters. For perfect frittelle we sought the advice of no one other than maestro Iginio Massari.

Italian entrepreneurship abroad. The story of Terroni in Toronto

Started out as a food shop, then a restaurant and even pizzeria, now it also includes a magazine and delivery services. Here's how this Italian group conquered the Canadian public with Made in Italy taste.
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