Vegetarian Arancini: Italian Crispy Rice Balls

Last week it was my birthday and my friends and I gathered together for dinner to celebrate it! I prepared a traditional Italian recipe “Arancini”, but I added a creative touch to make this very special meal “on my own way”! Arancini are delicious crispy rice balls. The traditional recipe is made with bolognese sauce…

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The Dinette Teller – 23. Italian Republic Day, 2nd of June

Italian Republic Day, 2nd of June A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY June 2nd, 1946, was the day Italians voted to abolish the monarchy, and the Republic of Italy was born; hence Republic Day This date is very important for a further reason, since it saw the very first democratic vote of the Italian population, involving…

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Orecchiette with Artichokes Patè and Shrimps

For Italians, pasta could be eaten even ones a day and a meal without it could feel incomplete. Pasta is a versatile dish that releases energy slowly; it is highly digestible and the lack of fats makes it suitable for low-calorie diets. In Italy, there are more pasta recipes than days in the year! Here’s a…

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The Dinette Teller – 22. Asparagus, the Spring Table King

Asparagus is well known for its unique, savoury taste. The first asparagus of the spring start sprouting as early as March and the season ends at mid-June. Asparagus’ flavour is at its peak in May when you can find both green and the more coveted white and purple varieties on the Italian menus. Green asparagus…

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Eggs in a Bun with Tomato Sauce

Looking for delicious breakfast idea? If you are tired of the traditional omelette or scrambled egg, this recipe is perfect for you! Here is a golden delicacy, a fanciful recipe, a common dish done uncommonly well 🙂 A recipe that will remind you of your childhood. Dipping a slice of toasted bread in the soft yolk of an egg but this time..…

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The Dinette Teller – 21. All you need to know about Artichokes

Artichokes are delicious and full of nutrients, vitamins and mineral salts. The season is nearly over as the best period to find fresh artichokes runs from February to May. But don’t despair! You can always find the best quality preserved artichokes in our store, our traditional recipe captures the delicate flavour of a Mediterranean spring to…

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Fried Tuna Chunks with Pistachio and Sundried Tomatoes Patè

  This tuna dish is not only healthy but it can also ensure a unique flavour experience. Tuna is an exquisite fish that can boost our immune system and increase energy. A fish loaded with vitamins and nutrients, low in saturated fat and high in protein. Try this extraordinary tuna with Sundried Tomato Patè wrapped in pistachio and sesame seeds…

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The Dinette Teller – 20. The History of Pizza

Pizza is the worldwide renowned symbol of Italy. It is a complete and healthy meal, which provide carbs from the dough, proteins from the cheese and vitamins from the tomato. Before the advent of this delicious treat, the most diffuse snack in the Roman Epoch was the “focaccia”, a delicious savoury bread, which is still…

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Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is one of the most famous Italian pasta sauce all around the world! Here’s a lighter vegan version that can meet the needs of your vegetarian friends or just go beyond the traditional recipe with a healthier choice full of flavours. For this vegetarian carbonara, you can use tofu cut in dices with a touch…

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Couscous with Seafood Salad and Green Peas

Today, I have prepared for you an extremely versatile and easy recipe that taste like spring and summer. Couscous can be prepared in so many different ways. In this case, I really felt like using a mixed of Seafood Salad. I always keep a jar in the back of my store cupboard because it comes handy if you…

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