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Five-Tomatoes Sauce “Bucatini”

Tomato Sauce is probably one of the most famous recipes of Italy! Its simplicity is the secret of its amazing taste. Only a few ingredients are able to create a real must! There are many ways to cook a very good tomato sauce… and the following is one of the most tasteful and unique! In…

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The Dinette Teller – 30. The Golden Apple: Everything about Tomato

The tomato is a popular vegetable, which figures in the cuisine of many countries around the world, even though it is one of the symbols of the Italian cooking, since it is prominent in this country. HISTORY It was unknown in Europe until Spanish explorers brought it from the Americas. The tomato originated in the…

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Stuffed Cuttlefish with White Balsamic Vinegar “Prelibato”

Are you ready to try one of our most delicate and exquisite recipes? Today we have a delicious traditional recipe from the region of Puglia: Stuffed Cuttlefish. In Italian, “Seppie Ripiene”. The meat of this fish is healthy and nutritious. In the pulp of cuttlefish, you can find vitamins D, E, A, B6, B12, fatty acids omega 3 and…

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The Dinette Teller – 29. Useful Italian Travel Tips and Phrases

Are you planning to go to Italy this summer? Here are some tips to have pleasant and relaxing holidays and without unwanted surprises! Italians are very kind and extremely patient (unless they’re driving…) They are the guardians of some of the most magnificent treasures in history, and they love sharing them with the rest of the…

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Potatoes Nets with Artichokes, Bacon and Cheese

There are so many ways to cook potatoes but here is an innovative idea to will amaze your guests with a delicious, quick and easy recipe. Give to your summer table a creative look and a boost of taste! Potato Nests is a fun recipe to can me made with your children! I’m sure your kids will…

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The Dinette Teller – 28. Tarallini: The Crunchiest Italian Golden Treat

Puglia is not only famous for the beaches and ancient ruins but also for it’s simple and delicious traditional cuisine. It is the home of regional products and recipes that are renowned not only in Italy but all around the world! One of the gastronomical symbols of Puglia is the “Tarallini”. A delicious crunchy ring made of…

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Gnocchi with Cime di Rapa Pesto and Mussels

The weather seems to get a little bit rainy these days, but we shouldn’t stop feeling in a Summer mood! For this reason today I’m going to use one of my favourite ingredients, coming directly from the seas and the oceans: mussels! You will be surprised, but they match perfectly with the garlicky and bitter…

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The Dinette Teller – 27. How Italians survive the summer heat?

Summer in Italy is hot, there are no two ways about it. Every year you can find scorching temperatures. Rome is a nightmare in July and August and Florence, Milan and other towns can rich temperatures as high as 45° degrees. Therefore, if you’re planning to visit Italy anytime between the end of June and…

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Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats!

The last few days has been simply stunning and I decided to organise a nice dinner in my garden, to gather friends and relatives together! I prepared this amazing recipe: Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats! The flavour is wonderful and intense, thanks to the Oven-Dried Black Olives, but at the same time is a very light and tummy-friendly dish……

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The Dinette Teller – 26. Classic Never Dies: the Basil

Origins & Varieties The term Basil (Ocimum basilicus), derives from the Greek “Basilikos”, which means “The Royal Grass”. It has always been linked with holiness. It is namely told that it grew up for the first time at the base of the Jesus Cross and harvested by Empress Elena. Basil is part of the Labiate…

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