Minestrone: Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice. Common ingredients include beans, onions, celery, carrots, stock, and tomatoes.There is no set recipe for minestrone, since it is usually made out of whatever vegetables are in season.
Marinara Sauce: Marinara sauce is a southern Italian tomato sauce usually made with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and onions. Its many variations can include the addition of capers, olives and spices.It is occasionally sweetened with a dash of red wine.Traditional southern Italian cuisine uses this sauce to add flavor to pasta, rice, seafood and pizza.
Stracciatella Alla Romana:Stracciatella alla romana is the name of an Italian egg drop soup which is popular around Rome, where it invariably used to be served at the start of Easter lunches. Stracciatella alla romana is traditionally prepared by beating eggs and mixing in grated parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg, lemon zest, and sometimes semolina; […]
Cheese Fondue: Cheese Fondue is a Swiss, Italian, and French dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot (caquelon) over a portable stove (réchaud), and eaten by dipping long-stemmed forks with bread into the cheese. It was promoted as a Swiss national dish by the Swiss Cheese Union (Schweizerische Käseunion) in the 1930s.
Buccellato: Buccellato is a cake typical of Lucca, Italy which is eaten all year, especially during the demonstrations of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and Crossbow held in Lucca in September.Buccellato di Lucca derives its name from the Latin Buccella, or bite, to the ancient Romans buccellatum the format was a round loaf of […]