One of the best and most unusual varieties of garlic in Italy. It is known for its large head and light-red membrane, which covers its cloves.
“Little devil.” Also, diavolicchio. Abruzzese name for local fresh or dried chili pepper.
Leavener. Lievito di birra, baker’s yeast, commonly used to make pizza. Lievito naturale is a sourdough starter. Lievito in polvere, baking powder.
Lemon; limonata lemonade; limetta or limone bergamotto lime, limoncello lemon liqueur.