Christmas Pasta Decorations

Did you know that you can make beautiful Christmas decoration with pasta? You can give your Christmas tree a heartfelt touch of homemade with this easy pasta ornament craft ideas! Create amazing snowflakes, stars, and every shape you want with different kinds of pasta. There are so many different pasta types that you can use,…

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Winter Strozzapreti with Gorgonzola, Mushrooms and Wallnut Sauce

December is here and more than ever before we need to warm up our bodies with nutritious meals! Today I want to share with you one of my favourites creamy and velvety pasta recipe, perfect for winter time! This recipe is typical from the northern part of Italy, where my father comes from. Surrounded by the snowy Alps, the…

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The Dinette Teller – 49. || 5 Best Italian Cocktails with Balsamic Vinegar ||

Last week, we spoke about the traditional Italian Aperitivo. Instead, today I want to share with you a breeze of innovation because Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is an ingredient that can inspire many cocktail creations! What is the result? A wonderful taste that enhances alcoholic beverages with oak essence to create a great depth of flavour. Definitely, a…

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Chicken Wings with Red Pesto

Today, I have prepared for you a special recipe to give a healthy Italian touch to your chicken wings. Avoid deep frying the chicken and cook it slowly… This gourmet mixture combines Pitted Leccina Olives and Red Pesto to create a combination of fresh new flavours. Red Pesto is a tasty sauce that combines the sweet and rich flavour of sun-dried…

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The Dinette Teller – 48. The Traditional Italian Aperitivo

The Traditional Italian Aperitivo is not only an occasion to eat and drink. Instead, it is very much a social event. The perfect way to spend time with family, friends or workmates. The important ingredients of a good “aperitivo” are good company, a great drink and delicious snack! The “apertivo” should keep pre-dinner hunger at bay. However,…

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Italian Brunch Savoury Croissants

Croissant or “Cornetti” as we call it in Italy, are a staple of Italian breakfast. In every Italian bar, the morning starts with a large crowd holding a cappuccino in one hand and a cornetto in the other one. But the recipe that I have for you today ..is another story… Today, I have prepared for you delicious savoury croissants which…

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The Dinette Teller – 47. Bronte’s Pistachio: The Second Italian Green Gold

Even though the most famous Green Gold of Italy is represented by the Olive and the Extra virgin Olive Oil, Italy keeps in itself another greenish delicious secret: the Pistachio nuts! History and Origins Even though the Pistachio originated in the Eastern Countries, especially in Persia, Syria and India, it reached the Italian coasts in…

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Pasta Shakerata with Peppers & Clams

In Italy, there are hundreds of different ways to cook pasta and the use of ingredients can be very different from region to region or even from family to family! Today, I made for you a pasta dish that combines a sauce of red peppers and onions with the intense flavour of clams. At first,…

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The Dinette Teller – 46. Almonds, a symbol of Puglia

The almonds are a type of dried fruit. They are very versatile and rich in healthy properties. In Italy, almonds are mainly grown and harvested in Puglia, where the climate ease the rising of the Almond Trees, which is of the Rosacea family. Origins The name “mandorla” (“almond” in Italian) derives from the Latin “amygdalus”.…

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Handmade Stuffed Braided Bread

I love trying new ideas to make appetizers to impress my guests. This time I have to say that I nailed it! This braided bread is soft and rich in flavour. It requires a bit of patience to make the bread dough but trust me, it will definitely worth it! Everyone will fall in love with the taste and smell…

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