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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Herbs-seasoned Turkey with Balsamic Vinegar “Saporoso”

Today for lunch, I was in the mood for something simple and light but at the same time exquisite. I have prepared this yummy turkey with herbs, the effect is deeply aromatic without masking the taste and I used balsamic vinegar for the dressing, each bite provides a forkful of flavour! The Balsamic Vinegar Saporoso has a…

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The Dinette Teller – 25. Celebrating Pisa Luminaria on the 16th of June

An important event in Pisa is the festivities of Saint Ranieri and the beautiful Luminaria, a magic event that takes place on the evening of June 16. WHO WAS SAINT RANIERI? Saint Ranieri was born in 1118 and died on the 17th of June 1160. He was the son of a famous merchant. His life was…

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Parmigiana Rolls with Sundried Tomatoes

Aubergine Parmigiana is one of the most famous Italian recipes all around the world. The traditional recipe is made with deep fried slices of aubergine, mozzarella, tomato sauce and basil. All placed in a tin with the same layers of a lasagna. It is definitely delicious, but for sure it is quite heavy and it…

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The Dinette Teller – 24. The Magic and culinary powers of Garlic

Garlic is the bulb of the Allium Sativum, a plant of the Liliaceae family, originated in Central Asia. A really versatile and a fundamental ingredient in many recipes HISTORY The name “Garlic” derives from the scientific name “Allium”. In the ancient world, the first mention can be found in an Egyptian medical paper where they considered…

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