Leavener. Lievito di birra, baker’s yeast, commonly used to make pizza. Lievito naturale is a sourdough starter. Lievito in polvere, baking powder.
Cub mackerel, a strong fish best grilled with herbs.
Inn, ancient term for a simple place with rooms, often serving meals; today synonymous with osteria or trattoria (see).
Fish semen. In Liguria, tuna semen is air-dried, made into slim slices and served with lemon and olive oil.
Lemon; limonata lemonade; limetta or limone bergamotto lime, limoncello lemon liqueur.
Cured meat from Arnad. Lardo is the layer of fat directly under a pig’s skin.