Trofie Pasta with Crunchy Zucchini and Bacon

Trofie matches perfectly with green pesto. However, not everyone knows that it is also fabulous with a different kind of sauce! I wanted something fresh and super easy to cook for today, I used zucchini and bacon to make a pasta sauce that tastes delicious both warm and cold. The result is a velvety and crunchy dish. Bacon…

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The Dinette Teller – 34. Spice up your life with Chilli Pepper!

The red chilli pepper, called “Capsicum Annuum”, is part of the Solanaceae family with potatoes, aubergines, tomatoes, and tobacco. It was born in America and brought for the first time to Europe by Cristoforo Colombo during his second journey in the New World. The chilli pepper plant has nice white flowers and oblong fruits, which become green, yellow,…

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“Polentine” snacks with Seafood Salad (or whatever you like better)

  Here is a special and typical Italian recipe for summer: “Polentine”! The preparation is very simple, all you need is cornmeal flour and water. Then, bake it in the oven!  This delicious snack does not contain gluten or dairy products and can be accompanied with any of your favourite ingredients. I made my Polentine with…

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The Dinette Teller – 32. Places you need to visit in Italy Part 2

Last week we discovered together Places you need to visit in Italy – Part 1  travelling through the northern regions. This time, let’s find out the treasures of the middle and southern part of Italy! As you may have noticed, the 10 spots that we saw in North Italy are characterised by mountain sights and lake…

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Fresh Prawn & Apple Salad

Here is a delicious recipe that will bring a breeze of freshness to your table. Healthy and crispy salad with prawns, apple and artichokes. I know it sounds a bit weird… but seriously, is delicious! For my salad, I used the crunchy Grandmother’s Recipe Artichokes. I will show you how to convert your marinated vegetable in a…

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The Dinette Teller-31. | Places you need to visit in Italy – Part 1

Ah, Italia! What makes Italy one of the most beautiful countries in, well, the world? A place full of history, culture, nature, art and gastronomy. Visitors astonished by the beauty of some coastal scenarios and tiny mediaeval boroughs. Not to mention the beautiful countryside fields planted with vines and olive trees or the northern mountains. Every region has natural and…

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Five-Tomatoes Sauce “Bucatini”

How to make a special tomato sauce? Tomato Sauce is probably one of the most famous recipes of Italy! Its simplicity is the taste. There are many ways to cook a delicious tomato sauce… but this one is definitely a special one! We are going to use 5 different types of tomatoes: fresh cherry tomatoes, tomato…

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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. It is one of the symbols of the Italian cooking since it is prominent in this country. HISTORY Europeans didn’t know the existence of until Spanish explorers brought it from the Americas. Tomatoes originated in the highlands of Peru.…

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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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