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Can you tell guide me on how to make focaccia?

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Focaccia is an Italian bread that is made from yeast. It is usually made with ...
The most popular Italian cooking oil is olive oil, which has its culinary...
  Traditional Italian noodle dishes are favorite of many and people ofte...
What kind of food is Italy known for?

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Italy has diverse food culture, but it is main known for its pasta dishes. The...
Marinara is a tomato-based Italian sauce, which is made in olive oil with garl...
How to make and can salsa ?

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Salsa can be made and preserved by canning using fresh tomatoes. The recipe is...
Where did panettone originate?

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Pannetone is an Italian Christmas cake which originated in northern Italy in t...
What is prosciutto di parma?

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Prosciutto Di Parma is an Italian delicacy. It means ham in Italian. It is lov...
What is calamari fritti?

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Calamari fritti is a delicious Italian delicacy often served as an appetizer w...
Italian state of Sicily used to serve Cannoli as a dessert during celebrations...
How did italian cuisine get started?

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Italian cuisine has borrowed many dishes and ingredients from other cuisines a...
How to make an Italian cauliflower flan ?

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Italian cauliflower flan is a creamy delicious recipe of cauliflowers that can...
What is a good italian red wine?

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Italian wines are usually acidic. They are made from Nebbiolo grapes and have ...
What food is Italy famous for?

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Some of the famous foods of Italy are pizza, pasta, cheese, wine and gelato. S...
Does pasta fagioli have zucchini in it?

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Pasta fagioli is a bean soup containing pasta and sausage. It is not made with...
What is fagioli?

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Fagioli or pasta e fagioli means pasta and beans. It is a traditional dish ...
Is olive oil used in northern Italy?

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Yes, northern Italy uses olive oil but in moderate quantities. A few regions E...
What is Galliano liqueur?

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Galliano can be called as a sweet liqueur or a sweet alcoholic beverage. It t...
How do I make pasta dough?

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Mix 2 cups of flour, 1tsp salt and 3 eggs. Then, add some olive oil. Knead the...
What country does marzipan come from?

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Marzipan is a mixture of crushed almonds, sugar and a liquid ingredient to for...
What is capellini tangelo made of?

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Capellini tangelo means "angel hair" . It is the most thinnest type of spaghet...
What is Italian ice?

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Italian ice is a frozen dessert made with water, sugar and lemon. Fresh lemon ...
What is the origin of tiramisu cake?

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Tiramisu has been a part of Italian cuisine since the 17th century, but the re...
Why does tomato sauce stick to pasta?

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The tomato sauce added to the pasta dish often appears to have stuck to it. Bu...
What nationality invented baked macaroni&cheese?

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The baked macaroni and cheese was invented in Italy. The dish is macaroni cook...
Where did bruschetta originate?

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The origins of Bruschetta has been found in the Central Italy. In Italian it m...
How did basil become an italian herb?

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Basil is an herb which was likely to have originated in India. It belong to th...
Do you have to cook prosciutto before eating?

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Prosciutto is a dry cured ham and absolutely safe to be eaten raw. The prosciu...
What is the difference in olive oils?

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The pure oil that is collected after cold pressing the olives is called vir...
Where does bruschetta come from?

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Bruschetta is a grilled bread rubbed with garlic and olive oil. It is usually ...
Who makes the best store-bought pasta sauce?

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There are two major brands in manufacture of pasta sauce. The best among the t...
How long to reheat a pizza in the microwave?

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You will not need any more than 1 to 1.5 minutes to reheat a piece of pizza...
What does tiramisu mean in Italian?

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In Italian tiramisu means pick me up or make me happy. Tiramisu is two caffein...
How do you make pasta by machine?

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Pasta can very well be made at home using a pasta making machine. Pasta dough ...
How does technology affect Italian foods?

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The various technological advancements have helped the Italian cuisine to spre...
Is pesto bad for you?

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Classic Italian sauce, pesto, can be considered healthy despite high content o...
What is Italian cuisine?

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Italian foods consists of various combination of noodles and sauces. One of th...
What is pesto sauce made of?

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Pesto sauce is made from basil, olive oil, pine nuts, garlic and hard cheese. ...
What are Italian cookies called?

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The Italian cookies are called as "biscotti" . they are first bakes in the sh...
Troubleshooting homemade pasta ?

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While making pasta at home certain small hitches may be faced like the pasta d...
What is in pasta carbonara?

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Pasta carbonara comes in different varieties. It usually is made using a sauce...
How is pasta made into different shapes?

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There are as many as 350 varieties of shapes of pastas. There are made using d...
Where did Fettucini Alfredo come from?

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Fettuccine Alfredo was first made by Alfredo Di Lelio in 1914 for his wife. T...
Who invented bruschetta?

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The inventor of bruschetta has not been known. It originated in the Tuscany re...
What Is a Globe Artichoke?

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Globe artichoke is plant that is widely in demand for being a decorative piece...
What is Ragù Sauce?

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Ragu sauce is a slow cooked sauce by combing all the ingredients. The traditi...
What is a Pasta Cutter?

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Pasta cutter is a kitchen tool used for cutting pasta dough in different shape...
What is Creste di Galli Pasta?

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Creste di Galli Pasta is a kind of Italian pasta which is available in differe...
What Is Pasta Filata?

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Pasta filata means “spun paste,” or drawn-curd cheese. It is called so bec...