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Yes, you should buy an Italian dictionary, but until then please see our list of important Italian culinary terms. We also provide detailed information about the most popular Italian foods and wines. After all, you need to understand what you are eating! Buon Appetito!

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  • Macca

    Soup made with fava beans, chili peppers, onions, tomatoes, and... Read More »

    Maccheroni

    Macaroni; in parts of southern Italy this is a generic term for dried pasta, though elsewhere it usually refers to short pasta tubes like rigatoni and... Read More »

    Macelleria

    Butcher shop, macellaio... Read More »

    Macinare

    To grind;... Read More »

    Macis

    Mace, a spice most often used for cookies and... Read More »

    Madia

    Wooden trough for bread... Read More »

    Mafalda

    Sicilian braided bread made with semolina... Read More »