Discover Italian Food Blog

Discover Italian Food Blog is my personal journal.

It let's you know whether any new Web pages appear on DiscoverItalianFood.com, telling you about a new gourmet product, places to go in Italy, food facts and much more.

Mar 28, 2015

SAN MARAZANO TOMATOES D.O.P.

Origin The tomato is originally from Central America. It arrived in Europe in 1600, imported by the Spaniards which had given the tomato ornamental value.

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Mar 28, 2015

do not butter your bread at dinner

Only American's butter their bread, we Italians enjoy the beauty and freshness of our bread....

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Mar 28, 2015

Gerry

Is it rude to send a steak back if it is not cooked to your request

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Mar 28, 2015

Pepperoni pizza

A friend asked for a pepperoni pizza thinking he would get a pizza with salami. He was confused when his pizza arrived with red bell peppers. The sort

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Mar 28, 2015

Feeding guests

I was taught by my immigrant Godmother: Never ask people if they wish to eat. If it is meal time put the food on the table and invite people to join you

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Mar 28, 2015

"MALLEGATO” (BLOOD SAUSAGE) Safeguarded by Slow Food:

Pig's blood mixed with raisins, pine fruits and small pieces of fried fat. The processing of this product is quite complex in order to guarantee its salubrity.

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Mar 28, 2015

PORK LOIN WITH SWEET WHITE DESSERT WINE (VINSANTO):

It is made from the loin of pork which is immersed in “vinsanto” and then left to mature for a short time. The Vin Santo function is to enhance the sugar

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Mar 28, 2015

CHEEK MOUSSE OF SAN MINIATO'S PIG

Is got from the cheek of swines raised in a semi-wild state. The product, after a period of maturing, is crushed in a mortar and made into a spread. Recommendations

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Oct 14, 2013

Adopting inappropriate Italian names

A friend of mine was surprised when in an Italian cafe she ordered a Latte and was given a glass of milk. What is commonly called Latte abroad is called

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Aug 09, 2011

Adopt a sheep from a true Sardinian shepherd!

Adopt a sheep and contribute to the survival of an age-old tradition (plus an annual furniture of authentic Sardinian pecorino cheese!)

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