Tag: Italian

Tasca d’Almerita: Have You Ever Tried Island Wine?

Most wine lovers have explore many different Italian wine regions, but have you tried Tasca d’Almerita? It is a winemaking family with vineyards on Mozia, an archaeological site in western Sicily. It’s time to try island wine.

The Journey to Make Soave Classico into More than Just a Bulk Wine

If you’re like us, you’ve probably steered clear of the Italian white wine known as Soave Classico. It’s time to change that! Stefano Inama has lead the charge in turning around Soave’s reputation to be a high-quality, food-friendly wine. And we love that it is still affordable.

Italian Struffoli

Struffoli are delicious hazelnut-sized fried balls of dough spruced up with orange and lemon zest. They’re a favorite Italian Christmas dessert.

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Aperol Granita Cocktail

This recipe is based on the highly quaffable Italian aperitif made with Aperol and Prosecco garnished with a slice of orange. Aperol is very similar to Campari, but with a lower alcohol content and a slightly less bitter flavor.

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Gluten-Free Paradiso Cakes

Take some time for you and for this little piece of cake heaven. Invented by Italian priests, this dessert really is a slice of paradise.

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Porchetta – Italian Roast Pork

Purchasing a pork roast doesn’t do it, there’s no skin, and no fat. A pork belly has the latter two, but no lean meat. The simple solution – combine the two.

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Classic Bolognese Sauce

This traditional Bolognese sauce is made using all the authentic ingredients like beef, pork, fresh tomato purée, then cooked low and slow for hours to develop a rich, hearty taste.

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Baked Chiacchiere

A traditional treat of Carnival, chiacchiere are scraps of dough flavored in different ways, stretched thin, and fried in oil. Try this baked version.

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Crisp and Sweet Italian Chopped Salad

This Best Italian Chopped Salad Greens Recipe doesn’t just have a great texture – it also provides the wonderful flavor combinations of tangy and mildly bitter, with a hint of salt and sweetness that will leave you wanting more.

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Italian Baking: Fig Cake

Suitable for a sweet winter snack, this Italian favorite with dried figs and nuts is soft and great with wine or a glass of milk.

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Italian Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread

According to history, Luciano Pancaldo, a baker from Ferrara, a town in the north of Italy developed this bread inspired by the bread recipe for D’Este family, the rulers of Ferrara. Their bread was full of rosemary and had light crumb and golden crust, decorated with salt which resembles diamonds.

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Tuscan Panzanella Salad

Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant slices are dipped in egg and Parmesan then pan fried. Stack the eggplant with spoonfuls of sauce and mozzarella and broil until it is hot.

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