Italian Food

History of Ice Cream in Italy
Friday, July 04TH, 2014 by
  gelato - ice cream     A common belief is that Marco Polo brought ice cream back to Italy from his adventures in China. However, just like the story of his introduction of pasta to the country, there are problems with this story: if it is generally assumed that both...
The Mediterranean Diet
Saturday, June 14TH, 2014 by
The Mediterranean Diet and its Many Healthy Aspects Olive oil Italian cuisine is a mediterranean type of cuisine. This article will give you some information about the basics of healthy Mediterranean cooking, as well as provide a comparison with a typical American diet. Before...
Mediterranean Diet Part II
Saturday, June 14TH, 2014 by
The History of the Mediterranean Diet   The Mediterranean diet is a nutritional model inspired by the traditional heating habits of three European and one North African country: Italy, Greece, Spain and Morocco. In 2008 Italy presented an official request to UNESCO to introduce the...
Bread and Italy, A Perfect Pair
Saturday, June 07TH, 2014 by
Flower for making bread     Although pizza, spaghetti and other pastas are normally associated with Italy, bread plays an extremely large role in the diets of most Italians. There is rarely a meal served in Italy where bread is not included. Italy and the word "bread" just seem to...
Italian Food
Wednesday, March 12TH, 2014 by
Italian Food and Wine   Italian food Italy is famous for its food as much as it is for its huge artistic and historical assets and for the fashion industry. If you want to get straight to work, check out our delicious Italian recipes, please take a look at our Italian food recipes...
Herbs and Your Microwave: a perfect match!
Sunday, March 09TH, 2014 by
  The use of herbs is so steeped in lore and legend, and the microwave oven so modern, that you would hardly think they complemented each other. Yet they do, and the microwave can be your best friend when it comes to drying and using herbs. Drying herbs in a microwave is easy, but you need...
Famous Italian Cookbooks
Wednesday, February 26TH, 2014 by
Italians are passionate about their food, and this love for all things scrumptious and delicious has permeated other cultures. Now many people wonder how to get their hands on original recipes of their favorite Italian dishes. The first problem is that there are no original recipes, because every...
How to Cook Pasta the Italian Way
Friday, January 31TH, 2014 by
         Pasta and pizza are the most iconic of all Italian foods. You all probably have heard spaghetti alla carbonara, or alla Bolognese, two of the most popular pasta recipes in the world (although we don't eat spaghetti with Bolognese sauce in Italy,...
History of pasta
Thursday, January 30TH, 2014 by
Nothing says Italy like its food, and nothing says Italian food like pasta. Wherever Italians immigrated they have brought their pasta along,  so much so today it can be considered a staple of international cuisine. Unlike other ubiquitous Italian products like pizza and tomato sauce, which...
The Slow Food Movement: how the Piemontese's love of food took over the world.
Friday, September 28TH, 2012 by Francesca Bezzone
The Slow Food Movement: how the Piemontese's Love of Food Conquered the World   Since the 1980's, fast food joints and burger bars have become part of many italian cities' urban landscape: the golden double arch of Mc Donald's can be spotted all over the country, and kids and...

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