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]
Gingerbread (pepato itself as an adj. which means “peppered” or “spiced”).
Dish consisting of sliced peppers cooked in oil, with onions and tomatoes.
The first fruits or vegetables of the season.
A dessert of Piedmontese origins, Panna cotta is made by dissolving unflavored gelatin in milk, then whisking the milk into sweetened heavy cream (sweetened with confectioner’s sugar and vanilla extract)…. [Read More]
Neapolitan deep-fried dough that can be stuffed with meats, cheese, and vegetables.
Crumbly, rich, delicate pastry base made with flour, eggs, sugar, unsalted butter, and salt. Pasta Frolla is used in the making of sweet pies, tarts, and cookies.
Sliced bread; also, a packaged bread used for canapés and sandwiches when there is a preference for regularity of shape over flavor and texture.