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  • Italian artichoke cream
    Published : 10/24/2017 12:14:57 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    Artichoke is a variety of a species of thistle that is cultivated in order to be served and prepared as a food. It's a very versatile plant, proving to have been used both as a herbal tea...

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  • Authentic penne with arrabbiata sauce
    Published : 10/24/2017 12:08:54 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    Authentic arrabbiata sauce is a spicy sauce for pasta that is made from tomatoes, red hot chili peppers cooked in olive oil, and garlic. Its name stems from the peculiar spiciness of the chili...

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  • Italian speck ham
    Published : 10/24/2017 12:00:07 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    One of the most beautiful and distinctive food in Italy, Italian speck ham is a staple of Italian first courses, and can be adapted well to almost any type of recipe...

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  • Biscuits italiens aux amandes
    Published : 10/24/2017 11:54:33 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    Biscuits italiens aux amandes La caractéristique principale des biscuits italiens aux amandes est qu’ils sont très tendres à l’intérieur et très croustillants à l’extérieur, un mélange délicieux...

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  • Olive trees, olive varieties and olive oil in Italy
    Published : 10/24/2017 11:31:26 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    The olive tree is an evergreen tree (but it can also be a shrub) native to the Mediterranean, Asia and Africa. Italian olive trees are believed to date back to Ancient Rome, with the oldest...

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  • Basil pesto sauce
    Published : 10/24/2017 11:27:38 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    Basil pesto sauce probably comes from the ancient Roman moretum, a green paste made with cheese, garlic and herbs, whose preparation is described in a poem attributed to Virgil. For centuries...

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  • Chianina tuscan beef
    Published : 10/24/2017 10:45:29 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    The chianina cattle (chianina tuscan beef) owes its name to the Chiana Valley in Tuscany. The theory of its origin, based on the discovery of ancient sculptures and paintings, is that it is...

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  • What is Amatriciana sauce?
    Published : 10/24/2017 10:35:27 | Categories : fine INGREDIENTS

    What's the true story of amatriciana?  Amatriciana  (or ''matriciana' in the Roman dialect, in which vowels are often dropped), is a sauce for pastasciutta (literally 'dry pasta'), typical in Roman...

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