Pizza has been an elemental part of Italy’s diet since the Stone Age, when it was baked under the rocks of a fire. Given the limited resources of the time,… [Read More]
Marco Polo DID NOT return to Italy with pasta from China. This legend is false. In fact, pasta was invented by Italians and has become symbolic of their dedication to… [Read More]
Tuscan dish consisting of stale bread, tomatoes, olive oil, and wine vinegar. Extra vegetables and spices can be added to the salad based on preference.
Tiny, square-shaped egg pasta.
A real treat, porchetta is roasted pork stuffed with a mixture of salt, black pepper, wild fennel, and garlic. Porchetta can be eaten warm, but it is mostly savored at… [Read More]
The section taken from the fat belly or cheek of a pig, consisting of alternating layers of fat and lean tissue. It can be rolled, aged, salted or smoked.
Roasted red peppers.
Thinly sliced ham from the hind legs of pigs that have been steam cooked.
Spinach soup (Friuli-Venezia Giulia).