Italian Food Products
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Italy has more than its share of world-class food products. Truffles, cheeses, sausages, hams and much more, all core elements to Italy’s famous cuisine. But what actually are these, other than delicious sounding foods? How are they prepared? When are they traditionally eaten in Italy? From what region do they hail from? What are the best Italian dishes or hams? And where can you find them?
Whether you are embarking in a food tasting tour of Italy and want to plan your stops, or just want to help dispel that rumor about spaghetti alla bolognese, in this section you'll find the description of many popular traditional Italian foods products and dishes.