Cuccìa: Sicilian sweet to celebrate Saint Lucy

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Castagnelle (Pugliese Cookie) for the December 8th celebration

Christmas in Puglia is based on sweets! If you question, in fact, to any man or woman of Puglia which are the typical dishes of the Christmas period in their country, almost certainly they will indicate a sweet ...

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American & Italian Apple Pie for a special Independence Day

For Americans, Apple Pie is not just a delicious dessert, but a real patriotic flag, that cross gastronomy borders. So, perfect for celebrating the Independence Day! 
Also for Italians, the apple pie recipe ...

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Cuneese cake of pear Madernassa

The Madernassa pear, initially called Gavello, was renamed in honour of the original village where the first tree was born, probably germinated from a natural cross between a wild pear and a Martin Sec. ...

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Emilian sweet rice cake

Rice cake is a typical Emilian dessert. It is also known as the Torta degli addobbi (the decoration cake) and is traditionally prepared during the month of May to celebrate Corpus Domini. Each family has its own traditional recipe ...

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Anchovies with orange marinade

From appetizer to dessert, orange is an ingredient widely used throughout most of Italy for its versatility. Cesarino Fabio, for example, specializes in cooking fish dishes according to the culinary tradition of Grottammare ...

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San Martino Biscuits

The biscuits of San Martino are flavoured with anise seeds and cinnamon and very hard to chew. In fact, they are often eaten with a sweet wine. Muscat, for example, is perfect for dipping the biscuits at the end of lunch.

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The real Italian Spaghetti Pie (or Neapolitan spaghetti omelette)

Spaghetti Pie,  more generally called pasta omelette, is a gluttony of Neapolitan cuisine, usually created with leftovers and consumed during out-of-town trips.

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Salviata – Sage “oven omelette”, an ancient Tuscan recipe

The Salviata is an ancient Tuscan dish, prepared with a few simple ingredients, according to the peasant tradition, while being at the same time very tasty and fragrant.

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Handmade Linguine pasta

The Linguine are a type of long pasta, made of durum wheat flour. They belong to the same Genoese family as the Bavette and the Trenette (in Genoese dialect “trena” means “strings”). Unlike spaghetti, that have a round section, Linguine have a rectangular section;

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Molise-style Caponata

La Caesar Salad is a US dish present in practically all the menus of Italian restaurants abroad, but in reality this salad, consisting of Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese, grilled chicken and topped with a sauce made of lemon juice, olive oil, eggs, garlic ...

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Fresh flavours: gnocchetti with scampi, squid and cherry tomatoes

English translation in progress!

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A truly Roman dessert: the ricotta and black cherry 'crostata'

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A taste of times gone by: the cherry 'crostata'

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The fresh taste of Spring: courgette tart

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