The Difference between Peeled, Pureed, Pulp and Tomato Sauce.

Pomodoro! That’s tomato in Italian, directly translated to “apple of gold” (pomo d’oro). This refers to of the colour of tomatoes before it’s fully ripe. ⁠Here are some of the different ways tomatoes are processed and how they're used in Italian dishes...

How To Enjoy Pizza The Authentic Italian Way

Are you a Pizza Fan? ⁠⁠⁠⁠The word 'pizza' was first documented way back in A.D. 997. Now it's a global favourite, where each country has their own local topping.⁠⁠ But, to enjoy an authentic Italian pizza, these are classic toppings:⁠⁠Mozzarella⁠⁠, Parmigiano-Reggiano⁠⁠, Basil⁠⁠, Oregano⁠⁠, Olives⁠⁠.The famous Pizza Margherita, it originated from...

Chickpeas: Used in Asian & Western Dishes

In Italy, Ceci (Italian for Chickpeas) are essential to a lot of traditional dishes and are grown across the country. Chickpeas (or Ceci in Italian), also known as Garbanzo beans, are the most popularly consumed bean in the world. They can be cooked in soups, stews and added into pasta,...

The Differences between Rice & Risotto

Did you know that the story of risotto began in the 14th century B.C. when Italy was first introduced to rice. Italy was the ideal place to grow short-grain rice due to the humid weather and abundant flat land. As a result, rice became a main part of Italian food...

Traditional Italian Cheeses

Did you know that there are over 2500 varieties of traditional Italian cheese!!??Out of those, 300 of them come under Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Here are 5 of the most famous cheeses from Italy and which region they are from...

Different Types of Olive Oil & Their Uses

Olive is known to be one of the healthier oils due to the nutritional content and benefits. It has now become a staple ingredient in our kitchens, but we sometimes use the incorrect types of olive oil which are unsuitable with the methods of cooking. In Italy, extra-virgin olive oil...

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