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Salty croissants, the perfect appetizer  – Cornetti salati

Salty croissants, the perfect appetizer – Cornetti salati

Salty croissants, or better, cornetti salati, are a delicious treat, a big passion both of children and adults!

In Italy I was used to buy them at the bar during lazy mornings – filled with all sort of cured meats, salad, mozzarella. I loved my little ritual – having an espresso directly at the counter, chatting with the bartender, smelling the coffee aroma and the sweet scent of cornetti dolci and bomboloni spreading all over the place… But the salty croissants were my favorites.

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Pasta alla Norma – Sicilian-style Eggplant and Tomato Pasta

Pasta alla Norma – Sicilian-style Eggplant and Tomato Pasta

Pasta alla Norma is one family favorite, both because we are all crazy for eggplants and because it fits this season so well. Yes, and of course Italians love pasta. A cliché maybe, but that’s so true! I mean, who doesn’t love pasta after all?

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Panzanella – Tuscan-style tomato & bread salad

Panzanella – Tuscan-style tomato & bread salad

Panzanella is THE summer recipe. This Tuscan-style tomato bread salad is so simple and yet so delicious that it will certainly become of your favorites if you give it a chance.
In a nutshell, panzanella is a poor dish, a leftovers recipe  whose origin is to be found in the old, rural Italy, when peasants needed to use stale bread because wasting was no option.

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No-knead focaccia – Locatelli’ s foolproof focaccia

No-knead focaccia – Locatelli’ s foolproof focaccia

Focaccia is one of those culinary symbols that immediately make you think about Italy, one of the most famous baked goods our country offers. If you have been there even one in your life, but even if you haven’t, I am sure you already know how much we adore this soft and fragrant special flatbread. And how many different kinds you can find – la fugassa Genovese, la focaccia barese, la focaccia siciliana, la focaccia di Recco – that’s another amazing feature of Italian cuisine.

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