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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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 table a creative look and a boost of taste!   For my recipe, I used a delicious Jar of Grandmother’s Recipe Artichokes. The high levels of antioxidants make these…

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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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