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Spaghetti carbonara

Posted by on feb 4, 2015

Spaghetti carbonara

Ingredients: (serves 4) 400 g. spaghetti 120 g. cheek, Bacon (non smoked) 4 eggs (only the yolk) 4 handfuls of grated pecorino romano salt ground black pepper, to crush at the moment PREPARATION Put the chopped bacon into a pan without oil, let it crisps slowly, once is done take it out of its grease . Cook the spaghetti in abundant salty water. Beat the eggs with the pecorino cheese in a proper bowl to contain the pasta, and put the grease of the bacon into the eggs, ad just a little bit of salt,( the bacon is salty) Drain the pasta, and...

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Umbria

Posted by on gen 17, 2014

Umbria

Umbria one of the ” 10 BEST WINE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS 2014″ USA  MAGAZINE ” WINE ENTHUSIAST “, crowned the land of Sagrantino. Torgiano, Montefalco, Orvieto……, are among the top world wine tourism destinations.Umbria. A recognition that comes with the affirmation of the Umbrian wine production , but also the beauty of the landscapes and the rich history of the area, as explained by Kerin O’Keefe, “Italian ” editor of the magazine: ” unlike other tourist destinations in Italy...

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Two Italian best wines from Apulia

Posted by on dic 10, 2013

Two Italian best wines from Apulia

According to historians, the vine was brought in Apulia by the Phoenicians merchants around 2000 B.C. subsequently cultivated by the Greeks who landed in this lush land and later by the Romans, who appreciated very much the wine in question, according to the poet Horace, was as good as the famous Falerno wine.In Apuglia, in the past years the wine producers have focused on quantity rather than quality, but this days many of them are very careful in creating quality wines that are becoming an...

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Rome Food Tours

Posted by on ott 29, 2013

Rome Food Tours

Recently in Rome there was the food fair “Taste of Rome” hosted in the gardens of the “Auditorium” designed by the the famous archistar Renzo Piano. Many 5 star restaurants were present: the Mirabelle, Acquolina Hostaria, Il Convivio by Troiani , La Pergola, and many others, all renowned for their most celebrated chefs . At the entrance you could buy a rechargeable card, and at a cost of 5/6 euro per dish, you could taste the delicacies of these  famous restaurants , where dinner costs between 90 and 300 euro per...

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italian best wine 2014

Posted by on ott 16, 2013

VALLE D’AOSTA Bianchi 18 Valle d’Aosta Chambave Muscat Attente 2008 – La Crotta di Vegneron Rossi 18 Valle d’Aosta Donnas 2008 – Caves Cooperatives de Donnas 18 Valle d’Aosta Torrette Superiore 2011 – Château Feuillet 18 Valle d’Aosta Torrette Superiore 2011 – Ottin Elio PEDIMONTE Bianchi 18.5 Langhe Riesling Hérzu 2011 – Germano Ettore 18 Erbaluce di Caluso Le Chiusure 2012 – Favaro – Le Chiusure 18 Gavi del comune di Gavi 2012 – Martinetti...

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TRADITIONAL ROMAN CUISINE

Posted by on mar 24, 2013

TRADITIONAL ROMAN CUISINE

“Pecorino Romano” TRADITIONAL  ROMAN CUISINE The “fifth quarter” cuisine originates from the Testaccio area, where the municipal abattoir was located, and has given rise to simple but at the some time genuine dishes made from offal, such as “coda alla vaccinara”(Roman oxtail stew). The Jewish style cuisine, richer and tastier, is characterized by appetizing fried dishes: “carciofi alla giudia”, Jewish style artichokes; zucchini flowers stuffed with mozzarella cheese and anchovies;...

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ROMAN CUISINE

Posted by on mar 21, 2013

ROMAN CUISINE

ROMAN GASTRONOMIC TRADITIONS The Roman gastronomic tradition is deeply rooted in the local culture and there is much historical evidences that can be traced down through the centuries confirming the long-standing tradition of gastronomy in the region and which help in the recovery of lost products and recipes from the past. Roman cuisine has always been characterized by its variety of tasty dishes creatively prepared from many ingredients. Many dishes are characterized by their popular origin and on the other hand by the integration of...

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THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

Posted by on mar 20, 2013

THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

A UNIVERSAL HERITAGE The mediterranean diet has officially been candidate as a UNESCO intangible heritage. The proposal was presented formally by Italy, Spain, Greece and Morocco, the four countries which contributed most in defining the historical and cultural characteristic of this diet, including the organoleptic of the products which render this diet unique and inimitable. Many international institutions have identified the mediterranean diet as an extremely healthy dietary model, both sustainable and of the highest quality, and various...

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TYPICAL ROMAN DISHES RECIPE

Posted by on mar 16, 2013

TYPICAL ROMAN DISHES RECIPE

RECIPE: ”VIGNAROLA” Vignarola is one of the typical Roman seasonal delicious dishes, this time of the year is the right one to make “vignarola”. The vegetables needed like: Roman artichokes, named “mammole”, fava bean, fresh onions, fresh peas, grow between March and April. Ingredients: fava beans, Roman artichokes, fresh onions, fresh peas, bacon, olive oil, salt, pepper Execution: peel the fava beans and the peas, remove the hard outers leaves of the artichokes and cut the hard parts, cut them in four...

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ROMAN MARKETS

Posted by on mar 4, 2013

ROMAN MARKETS

Farmer’s Market at the Circus Maximus This week end market is housed in an old building located in Via di San Teodoro, facing the Palatine Hill, very close to the Circus Maximus, the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin housing the famous mouth of truth, and the Church of San Giorgio al Velabro, the Velabro is the historical peaceful area lapping the Capitoline Hill. The local products sold include preserves, meats, cheeses, flowers, and all kinds of fruit and vegetables coming directly from the Roman countryside. There is also a little...

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