Penne alla Norma is not only a simple and yummy dish. It is culture, language, music and of course food tradition.
True colors of friendship. Good luck Raffaella!
We are so honored to host Richard Copley‘s “Italy through the lens” at Crazy Italians. Richard is an amazing person and professional photographer who loves Italy and has been there many times bringing back wonderful memories and photographs. You probably have already seen at least one of his pictures. He was able to take that iconic image in […]
Guess where we are right now! We’re in the wonderful, wonderful Italy. We spent three days in Rome and four days in Sicily! Here is the Caput Mundi: Rome!
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!
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, […]