Italian Cuisine

Italian salumi

Italian salumi
Salumi are a large family of high-quality cured meats. They are often confused with another Italian meat product known as salame. Salumi are the product family that includes salame. Salame is a term describing a sausage made from ground pork and spices, which is then encased and often cured. Salumi are also made of pork, but often denote products which have been preserved in salt (and spices) and not encased before aging. There are numerous varieties, each different in its own way and many now ...
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Traditional polenta in Italy

Traditional polenta in Italy
Staple food of Northern Italy Italian cuisine has always been associated with pasta and pizza, although there is a staple food of Northern ...
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Traditional “La scarpetta”

Traditional “La scarpetta”
What is “La Scarpetta” “La scarpetta” is an Italian tradition to use bread to clean the plate. This word can hardly be translated in other languages ...
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Balsamic vinegar in Italy

Balsamic vinegar in Italy
Origins of balsamic vinegar The regions of Emilia-Romagna and Modena made this special product popular. The areas have always been famous for its ...
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The ritual of coffee in Italy

The ritual of coffee in Italy
Typical Italian breakfast Coffee in Italy is not just a drink but a true ritual that Italians cannot miss. Every morning a strong coffee scent can ...
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A type of pasta for every sauce

A type of pasta for every sauce
Pasta is a truly Italian product that is famous throughout the world. Italians consider making pasta as a ritual and dish that must be cooked carefully and with great attention according to ingredients selected. The choice of the shape and size of pasta is not linked to a reason of aesthetics, but rather to the matter of finding the ingredients that mostly bind with that particular type of pasta and exalt its taste. Here are some tips on choosing the right sauce for your pasta: Pasta ...
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Cheeses in Italy

Cheeses in Italy
History The history of Italian cheese traces back over 2,000 years. Romans were the first to experiment with aging cheese under different conditions ...
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Italian olive oil

Italian olive oil
The staple of Italian cuisine Olive oil has long been a symbol of Italian cuisine. Nowadays it has become a staple for millions eager to enjoy ...
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History of Italian pasta

History of Italian pasta
Long history Unlike other famous Italian dishes like pizza or risotto, pasta has a much longer history tracing back hundreds or even thousands of ...
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