The “Mozzarella” name comes from the dialect spoken in Naples, Southern Italy. “Mozzare” means to cut off and it refers to how it’s made.
Two are the main kinds of Prosciutto Crudo in Italy, from two different areas and with different fire branded symbols to identify they are authentic: San Daniele and Parma.
The most famous dish in Italy featuring eggplants is Melanzane alla Parmigiana. It’s a really simple dish that has so many versions in Sicily, Naples and even in the North. Since our friend Adele is from Sicily, in our family we learned it the Palermo way but if you go to other towns in Sicily, […]
False friends are pairs of words in two languages that look or sound familiar, but with totally different meaning. Peperoni in Italian looks like PePPeroni but it means bell peppers, not spicy salame for pizza.
Gnocchi is one of the most popular foods around the world: a very simple but filling and yummy dish.
In Italy, the word biscotti refers to any kind of cookie, in the US, the term “biscotti” refers only to a specific “Italian cookie”.
Did you know that the Stracciatella gelato flavor was invented in our hometown Bergamo in Italy?
The real artisan gelato takes time and expertise to make, you can recognize it immediately and it’s so different than the industrial one. SOON at Crazy Italians!
In Italy, artisan chocolate eggs are a big deal.
Different cultures used herbs in a different way, building traditions and creating flavors upon which their cuisines are based upon today.