The ultimate guide to the perfect Risotto alla Milanese!!
We already talked about Carbonara, a pasta dish with bacon and eggs. Find out more about the other authentic Italian pasta with bacon: the delicious Amatriciana.
Italian history generated a wide range of different traditions that are then reflected in the ingredients and recipes of Italian cooking. Understanding these differences, helps discover and appreciate the variety of authentic Italian food.
Historians defined the Mediterranean region as blessed lands of sun and sea and olive trees. The region has a wide variety of cultures with distinct cuisines. However, due to the historical connections, along with the impact of the Mediterranean sea on the climate and economy, these cuisines share three core elements: olives, wheat and grapes.
Arrabbiata means “Angry” in Italian, and it’s the name of a delicious sauce invented in Rome and is now part of the traditional cuisine anywhere in Italy.
Italian cuisine would not be the same without tomatoes!
Lasagne dish was first created in Italy during the Middle Ages in the 14th Century.
Penne alla Norma is not only a simple and yummy dish. It is culture, language, music and of course food tradition.
The most popular stale bread soup is the Tuscan Pappa al Pomodoro, literally “mush of tomatoes”.
Did you know that Parmigiano Reggiano must be aged for a minimum of 12 months? But it can be older: even 36 months for “stravecchio”, super old. Parmigiano is delicious grated on pasta but also in chunks as an appetizer paired with grapes or pears or dipped in honey!