Baked pasta, or 'Timballo di Pasta'

The Pasta al Forno, also known as Timballo di Pasta, is a typical dish of Italian cuisine that can be prepared with various types of pasta with a short and medium cut.

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Cesarina Elisa's Steamed Meatloaf

Elisa has been our fist Cesarina, the starter of our adventure. The Steamed Meatloaf represents Elisa's childhood and the tradition of her region and her family, because it is her grandmother’s recipe.

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Olive Oil: delicious, healthy, and 100% Italian

Olive oil is one of Italy’s finest exports, world-famous not just for its taste, but also for its many health benefits. It is widely considered to be a fundamental part of a healthy and balanced diet.

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Celebrate Venice's 'Carnevale' with Cesarina Patrizia's delicious 'Frittole'

The city’s labyrinth of canals and streets of are lined with colourful masks and exuberant costumes. Late into the wintery night, party music and the scent of sweet treats fill the air, as the citizens walk the street in intricate masks and costumes… It’s a magical time of year here in Venice!

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Panettone 2.0

Christmas passed by in a whirlwind of decorations, family, friends and good food – now all that remains are happy memories and a lot of leftovers. If you still have some stale panettone hanging about in your kitchen, here’s a quick recipe to use it up perfectly, for a deliciously simple pudding that will cure your back-to-work blues in a heartbeat.

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The milanese panettone: a labor of love

Panettone is an unmissable favorite in every Italian home at Christmas time. Its original recipe harks back to the middle ages, but with the rapid industrialization that exploded in the 20th century, so did the popularity of the panettone. It is now a well-known Christmas treat all over the world.

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The false myth about 'Spaghetti alla bolognese'

Bolognese is a dish that seems to create confusion outside Italy.rnIn reality the original recipe for Bolognese sauce was shaped over the intervening years and the 'official' version of the recipe was registered by the Italian Academy of Cuisine at the Bologna Chamber of Commerce on October 17th 1982.

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