Arancini, the number 1 traditional Italian snack to fall in love with!

When you think of Sicily, one of the things that immediately comes to mind is the arancino. Arancino, in prural arancini, are Italian rice balls that are a mainstay of Sicilian cuisine. The most common fillings are ragù (meat or mince cooked slowly at low temperature with tomato sauce and spices), mozzarella or caciocavallo cheese, peas or ham.Due to the inclusion of saffron, the product’s origin dates back to the early mediaeval or Arabtimes. Indeed, […]

5 questions that you have asked yourself about buffalo Mozzarella!

What really is Buffalo Mozzarella? Buffalo mozzarella (Italian: mozzarella di bufala) is a semi-soft cheese traditionally prepared from buffalo milk from the Mediterranean. It is a typical dairy product made in Campania, particularly in the districts of Caserta and Salerno. The word mozzarella comes from the Italian word mozzare, which means “to cut by hand,” “to separate from the curd,” and “to serve in individual pieces,” referring to the process of separating the curd into […]

Is Tomato Passata the Ultimate pasta sauce?

What is tomato Passata? Tomato Passata is a puree produced from ripe red tomatoes that have been drained of seeds andskins. Preservatives, flavourings, salt, or water are not added to the contents of the glass jars orbottles. It sometimes comes with a few fresh basil leaves, but that’s about it. In a nutshell, it’s nothing but tomato juice and pulp. In Italy,  it is a common ingredient in many dishes. It can be found in […]

Nutella Biscuits! Definitely a bite of heaven!

The Nutella recipe is the same all around the world. It’s prepared by mixing seven carefullychosen high-quality ingredients to ensure creaminess and flavour intensity.

Spianata, what is this famous spicy salami?

The Spianata Romana belongs to a broad family of traditional Roman charcuterie and is one of the earliest types of salami, with papers dating back to the seventeenth century mentioning it. A popularly produced cured meat that has gained a lot of popularity throughout time.Spianata is a well-known flat-shaped cold cut made from lean pork meat derived from the thigh and chopped with the point of a knife, mixed with lard cubes.For this reason, the […]

What is Baci Perugina? And why is so popular?

Many people are asking themselves: what is about Baci Perugina chocolate that sounds that familiar?The history behind is due to Luisa Spagnoli, who added to the common residue of manyprocesses, the hazelnut grains, her secret chocolate recipe “Cazzotto”, covering it and creating a mix never tried before.There is more! Remarkable public figures in the period were highly fascinated by Luisa’s creation, Giovanni Buitoni and Federico Seneca, who indirectly helped in the promotion and nationalgrowth of […]

Peroni red beer, just the perfect match for beer lovers!

Peroni is the best seller in Italy with Peroni red, as an innovative variation with crisp and refreshing taste! Certainly, we know a lot about beer, but there are always those little curiosities that leave us amazed. For example, if we told you that red beer doesn’t exist, what would you think? First of all, you must know that red beer does not exist, or rather, it is not the correct term to refer to […]

Caciocavallo, what is it and why you’ll love it!

A typical product of Southern Italy, Caciocavallo is a well-known stretched curd cheese, both in Italy and abroad, both for its full-bodied taste (sweet or spicy depending on the rennet used) and for the characteristic oval-rounded shape that recalls that of a bag or flask. Caciocavallo is a distinguished Italian cheese that originally means “horse cheese”, due to the fact that during the maturation process two Caciocavallo kinds of cheese are bound together with a […]

Pappardelle slow-cooked beef & pancetta ragu

Perfect as a main or part of an Italian-style feast, this hearty slow-cooked ragu can be made ahead of time, so there’s no need to stress on the night. Buonissimo! List of ingredients required 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1.25kg gravy beef, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 medium carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 red capsicum, finely chopped 100g pancetta, finely chopped 3 sprigs fresh […]

How to Make the Perfect Carbonara

“Pasta alla carbonara” in its original Italian name, is a tasty main course known and loved all over the world. A pride of the traditional Italian cuisine. It’s a simple and very tasty sauce but to the perfect, it needs to be made following to some rules. This is a typical dish particularly in the Roman cuisine, and it’s made with simple ingredients such as eggs, pecorino cheese and guanciale. For a perfect carbonara sauce, […]