Italian Food

Italian Regional Food I
Thursday, September 18TH, 2014 by
  Risotto with wild mushrooms   First-time travelers to Italy may be surprised on finding such a diversity of regional food. Unlike your typical Italian restaurant in the States, Italian food has much more variety than spaghetti and meatballs or Eggplant Parmesan. Even though you...
How to cook Pizza at Home
Saturday, September 13TH, 2014 by
  Pizza dough (same as bread dough):   Prepare the dough by mixing together (with the aid of a bread a machine or a mixer) 1 and ½ cup of warm water 1 and ½ tea spoon of salt 1 and ½ tea spoon of yeast 3 cups of flour   Wait about 6 hours to rise and you have your...
A Guide to Some of Italy's Greatest Cheeses
Monday, September 08TH, 2014 by
Aged delicatessen cheeses   Italian cheeses part II Italian cheeses part III     Asiago To Ricotta   Where would world's cuisine be without the luxurious and decadent cheeses of Italy? It has to be admitted that the world relies heavily on the...
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...

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