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The traditional Italian cuisine incorporates a wide variety of vegetables, meats, and cheeses. However, only a few dishes can be found in each region in Italy. Each region has its own specialty dishes which can only be found in that area.

  • Italian Breakfast Cookies: Chocolate Chip (Cane Sugar-free)

    Monday, 30th April 2018Tyler

    Two months into the years I lived in Italy, I realized that my roommates had bought tons and tons of cookies. I hadn’t figured out why and decided to ask. “Breakfast of course!” Obviously stunned by the response, they invited me to sample their breakfast the following morning. Italian breakfast cookies take Cookie Crisp to a whole new level! I had cookies for breakfast several times after that (usually Mulino Bianco, such a good brand!). Now, if you’ve browsed my site you may have noticed that I often cut back on the amount of sugar you’d expect to see in that particular type of food. This recipe is no different! I based this off of SuzyCooking’s recipe (check out her site) in attempt to recreate…

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  • Pasta with Asparagus

    Monday, 30th April 2018Tyler

    The other day I was staring into my pantry thinking, “what should I make today?” After opening the fridge five or six times and being majorly disappointed that the Keebler…

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  • Ricotta Chocolate Chip Cake

    Monday, 30th April 2018Tyler

    Have you ever visited Sicily or been to Mike’s pastry shop in Boston? If you have, then you probably had or saw a cannoli. The image of a single cannolo…

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  • Prosciutto and Melon

    Sunday, 29th April 2018Tyler

    I’ve spent a lot of time staring into the endless void this weekend (the refrigerator). I went on a picnic and couldn’t decide what to bring as my contribution. A…

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  • Tomato, Parmesan, and Prosciutto Fried Panini

    Sunday, 29th April 2018Tyler

    Gosh, I’ve had a crazy week! My sister has been preparing for a study abroad and I helped her pick out the destinations for her trip (she’s an assistant), I…

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  • Italian Caprese Salad

    Italian Caprese Salad

    Sunday, 8th April 2018Tyler

    Hey, welcome back! It’s been raining for the past several days. I haven’t seen rain like this here in quite some time. Don’t get me wrong, this is by no…

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  • Crostata Al Limone - Italian Lemon Tart

    Crostata Al Limone: An Italian Lemon Tart

    Thursday, 5th April 2018Tyler

    When I first moved to Italy, I saw this incredible dessert in a pastry shop. I admired it for a minute or two, but I didn’t have the 24 Euro…

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  • How to Make Authentic Italian Tiramisu with White Chocolate Chips

    Traditional Coffee-free Tiramisu

    Wednesday, 24th January 2018Tyler

    I remember the first time I laid my eyes on a tiramisu. It was glorious; it tasted absolutely stunning; from the moment it touched my tongue I knew I had to…

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  • Biga is an Italian Preferment

    Biga

    Tuesday, 16th January 2018Tyler

    To Biga-n (‘begin’), welcome to the world of preferments. If you are entirely unaware of what a preferment is, think back to that funny gas the dentist used last time…

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  • Make Fettuccine Alfredo

    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Tuesday, 2nd January 2018Tyler

    Ok, I know what your thinking. I mean, why would an Italian foodie say anything about a dish that isn’t truly Italian? Well, before I say anything at all I really need…

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