Made Green in Italy for Balsamic Vinegar

Made Green in Italy for Balsamic Vinegar

In Italy the proposal that the Consortium formulated to the Ministry of Ecological Transition regarding the Category Rule (RCP) was officially accepted and published in June. This made possible to start an important study and improvement work on the environmental...
Rigatoni

Rigatoni

Rigatoni is a type of pasta born in Rome and belong to an all-Italian tradition this is one of the most loved and appreciated short pasta shapes from one end of Italy to the other, among the more than 300 types of pasta consumed on our tables…

Bucatini Pasta

Bucatini Pasta

Bucatini is a type of pasta which shape was conceived for a practical reason, which over the centuries has become one of the most famous protagonists of Italian cuisine. The history of bucatini is rather nebulous and although many know and appreciate this pasta,...
Pappardelle Pasta

Pappardelle Pasta

Pappardelle are a type of pasta of the Tuscan homemade tradition, made of a mixture of flour, eggs and salt combined with art to form wide strips, rustic and rough to the touch…

Fusilli

Fusilli

Fusilli are a type of pasta, originally from Campania. In Gragnano, to these days, they are made by hand, rolling spaghetti with a wire and then drying them…

Easter Muffin Recipe with Parmesan

Easter Muffin Recipe with Parmesan

There is this Easter Muffin Recipe with Parmesan that is used every year in Italy as a way to celebrate the holiday. The ingredients are connected to the history of easter, sacrality and christianity. Bread is Christ bread of life, wine and his blood, meat is his...

Balsamic Vinegar PGI

Balsamic Vinegar PGI of Modena is produced in the territories of the province of Modena and, although the name does not suggest it, also in those of the province of Reggio Emilia. It is a lower quality vinegar than PDO. More widespread, cheaper, but also less pure. As...
Pizzoccheri Pasta

Pizzoccheri Pasta

Pizzoccheri Pasta are a type of pasta which is very fresh and its shape is made with a mixture of buckwheat flour, strong flour and water.The history of pizzoccheri takes us to Valtellina, to be precise to Teglio, a splendid village in the province of Sondrio. Teglio...
Parmesan Aged Over 12 Months

Parmesan Aged Over 12 Months

Parmesan aged over 12 months is the youngest Parmigiano Reggiano, which is the minimum seasoning for the Consortium to be able to give it the D.O.P.     Ageing Phase The aging phase is a crucial step to obtain an excellent Parmigiano Reggiano, in fact, once the...
Giusti Balsamic Vinegar: Giuseppe Giusti

Giusti Balsamic Vinegar: Giuseppe Giusti

Balsamic vinegar, to be perfect has to have salient parameters such as the dark brown color, full and bright, the intense smell, which hides grape aromas and hints of wood wines, the agro resulting from the slow acetification, and the complexity of the aromas...
Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Balsamic vinegar of Modena, thanks to its unmistakable bitter-sweet flavor that lend itself to the most varied combinations in the kitchen, to its velvety density, which is a real pleasure for the palate, has distinguished itself all over the world, soon becoming...
Parmesan aged: Different Types

Parmesan aged: Different Types

  A Parmesan aged (Parmigiano Reggiano) has at least 12 months, the highest among cheeses: at that point only the forms deemed suitable for the selection examination can continue aging for 24 months or more. Only the forms that have the essential characteristics...

Balsamic Vinegar Composition

Knowing what is balsamic vinegar composition is a very common curiosity. The fundamental difference between every other vinegar and balsamic vinegar consists of the raw material: grape must. Photo credit: wikipedia According to experts, three factors are fundamental...

Tagliatelle

Many types of pasta exist and today we are going to talk about tagliatelle! According to legend, tagliatelle was invented in 1487 by Mastro Zafirano, on the occasion of the marriage of Lucrezia Borgia with the Duke of Ferrara. Allegedly the cook was inspired by the...
Fisherman-style Piadina recipe

Fisherman-style Piadina recipe

Taste the Loriana Sfogliatissima piadina (flat Italian bread) with prawns, avocado, vegetables, parsley, and lemon: in few minutes and incredible snack! Ingredients 1 Piadina Sfogliatissima 4 prawns 1 slice of yellow pepper 1 slice of red pepper 1 small tomato Half...
Carasau bread history

Carasau bread history

Its history starts all the way back to before 1000 BC. The women prepared it for their men who were working as shepherds in the fields. The bread was made in such a way it wouldn’t lose its flavor and texture and was able to be stored for a long period of time.