Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita is to many the true Italian flag. According to popular tradition, in 1889, 28 years after the unification of Italy, during a visit to Naples of Queen Margherita of Savoy, wife of King Umberto I, chef Raffaele Esposito of Pizzeria Brandi and his wife...
Rice Arancine

Rice Arancine

Rice Arancine are stuffed rice balls, which are coated with breadcrumbs, and fried. Arancini are usually filled with ragù (meat and tomato sauce), mozzarella, and peas. There are a number of local variants that differ in fillings and shape. The name derives...
Calzone

Calzone

Calzone is an Italian filled oven pizza, originating in Naples, and shaped as a folded pizza. It resembles a half-moon and is made of salted bread dough. A typical calzone is baked in an oven and stuffed with salami or ham, mozzarella, ricotta, and...
Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana called “parmigiana di melanzane” or “melanzane alla parmigiana”, is an Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergine filling, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, and then baked. Parmigiana made...
Piadina Romagnola

Piadina Romagnola

Piadina Romagnola is a thin Italian flatbread, typically prepared in the Romagna region. It is usually made with white flour, lard or olive oil, salt, and water. The dough was traditionally cooked in a terracotta dish, although nowadays flat pans or electric griddles...