Professional bakeries began appearing in Italy around the 2nd century BC. Schools were put in place to teach technique to aspiring bakers. While Italian desserts today feature many unique ingredients,… [Read More]
Rarely is there an Italian meal that does not include bread. Ancient tools and ovens provide proof that man has been making breads for thousands of years. Like many other… [Read More]
Small rings of pasta filled with meat; generally found in broth, but sometimes served topped with a sauce.
Trout; trota iridea, rainbow trout; trota salmonata, a pink fleshed trout.
(1) Truffle, the tuber; (2) A chocolate ice cream dessert molded into the shape of a truffle, and covered in chocolate.
Large, triangle-shaped pasta filled with ricotta, grana padano, eggs, parsley, and a hint of nutmeg. Usually served before Christmas because they do not contain meat. Tortelloni can also be stuffed… [Read More]
Puff pastry for noodles.
Large tubes of pasta, typically stuffed and ultimately placed in the oven for baking.
White truffle from the small town of Alba, in the province of Cuneo.
Slices of fresh cheese sautéed in butter.