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Broad, flat pasta; similar to tagliatelle but much wider.
Penne topped with tomato, garlic, and peperoncino.
Pastry dough stuffed with varied nuts, raisins, candied fruit, and cloves; typically served on Easter in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
Italy’s best known Christmas dessert originated in Milan. Soft and spongy, it is made with a natural yeast starter, eggs, butter, candied fruit, and raisins. Shaped like a dome, variations… [Read More]
Slices of boneless veal, sautéed in butter with parsley and lemon.
Small pasta for soup.
Parma-style, but not necessarily made with Parmesan cheese.