Cooking Italian Style

A new stylish Bialetti, 3 cups, ready to serve great coffee   Just about a month ago I was at a friend's house discussing coffee pots. She had an espresso, an American, a Russian and a Bialetti. She was complaining about the Bialetti: the coffee tasted too bad. I knew immediately what was 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...
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,...
How NOT To Cook Pasta
Wednesday, January 01TH, 2014 by
What follows is a gallery of culinary horrors: pasta dishes gone horribly wrong. They may look good, even tasty to you, but believe me, no true Italian would ever prepare, or even eat, a dish of pasta like the ones you are going to see.   Sauce on top   Cooking pasta is quite...
Easter
Tuesday, July 17TH, 2012 by Anna De Filippo
Easter: the most famous dishes you cannot miss in Italy. The famous Italian saying "paese che vai usanza che trovi", "wherever you go, you'll find different customs" could be also applied to cooking, especially around important holidays such as Easter: indeed, every region has different dishes...
Cooking Italian Style
Saturday, January 08TH, 2011 by
Cooking Italian Style Potatoes in the oven with Rosemary Italian cooking is all about fresh ingredients, locally grown and prepared simply.   From risotto and polenta, to pasta, gnocchi and of course, pizza, it always seems to taste so much better when in Italy. Albeit big distribution,...
Traditional Carnia Cuisine
Wednesday, January 27TH, 2010 by
The waters of Lago Cavazzo in the Carnia region of Friuli Do you know where Carnia is in Friuli? The mountainous territory of Carnia is the part of Friuli which stands astride the border between Austria and Slovenia. Due to its anguished history, often marked by the extreme poverty of my people,...
Milan's Best Restaurants
Monday, November 30TH, 2009 by
Milan's best restaurants Milan in Italy is known for a lot of things. Thousands of tourists visit Milan each year to visit the numerous attractions in the city, to see the beautiful Piazzas, the ancient churches and cathedrals and to enjoy its marvelous cuisine. Known as the fashion capital of...
Top 10 Restaurants in Florence
Thursday, November 12TH, 2009 by
Bistecca alla Fiorentina Florence has plenty of excellent places where you can get to taste some of the best varieties of both local and international cuisine. Along with the numerous food chains and fast food restaurants, there is plenty of dining choices for travelers in Florence, where they can...

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