Professional bakeries began appearing in Italy around the 2nd century BC. Schools were put in place to teach technique to aspiring bakers. While Italian desserts today feature many unique ingredients,… [Read More]
“Sweet milk.” A soft blue-veined cheese similar to Gorgonzola.
A general term for any small sweet cakes and cookies.
“Devil’s style,” referring to hot seasoning or cooking over red hot coals, as with grilled chicken called pollo alla diavola.
Tuscan fried dough balls.
“Little devils.” Sugar coated almonds.
Gilt head, dorade.
“Little devil.” Also, diavolicchio. Abruzzese name for local fresh or dried chili pepper.
“Golden,” referring to an ingredient dipped in egg and fried until golden brown.