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Just flour and eggs dough
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Quarto d'Altino To Roasio
Robbiate To Sagredo d'Isonzo
Saint Vincent To San Gennaro Vesuviano
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Nogarole Rocca To Ostiglia
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Baceno To Bevilacqua ..
Biancavilla To Bozzolo
Bra To Buttrio
Ca'di David To Camugnano
Ostra Vetere To Penna San Giovanni
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Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Basil (Basilico) - “snipping”
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Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha) - Choosing canned or fresh
Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha) - Storing and Using
Basil (Basilico)
Italian Cheeses
Guarantee of High Quality Seal
Bel Paese
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Scamorze
Gorgonzola
Montasio
Pressato
Buy the Real thing when it comes to cheese
a few facts about Italian cheeses
Caciocavello
Parmesan Precaution
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Bel Paese
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1984 – allowable change made to Parmesan's production code
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20th Century Cuisine
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Cuisine in the renaissance
Gastronomical Revival in the Feudal Courts
Origins
Roman Cuisine in the Imperial Age
Roman Cuisine in the Republican Era
The Culinary Discoveries
The Spice Trade
Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha)
Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha) - Choosing canned or fresh
Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Bel Paese
Parmigiano-Reggiano (Parmesan)
Ricotta
Scamorze
Italian Dialects
Bechamel Sauce
Pesto Sauce
Freisa (D.O.C.)
Gattinara (D.O.C.G.)
Ghemme (D.O.C.G.)
Malvasia
A favorite saying...
Food contrasts between regions
Buy the Real thing when it comes to cheese
Best time to visit Italy
"Bruschetta" - Garlic Bread
Wines of Italy
Italian Dialects
a few facts about Italian cheeses
A light meal suggestion
Guarantee of High Quality Seal
Fiore Sardo - pecorino sardo
Asiago
Caciocavello
Fontina
Italian Dialects - Origins
Italian Dialects -Septentrional or Northern
Italian Dialects - Central-Meridional
Climate
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Special Italian wines
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Serving temperatures
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Making pasta – Proportion of flour and eggs
Making Pasta - Basic recipe
Risotto
Flag description
Exchange Controls
Pastry Board
Rolling Pin
Mezzaluna or Lunetta
Colander – Uses for
Colander
Pasta wheels and Ravioli Forms
Slotted Spoon and Spatulas
Food Mill – buying considerations
Food Mill
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Tagliatelle
Just flour and eggs dough
Italian National Holidays
Major Regional Holidays
Butterflies (Farfalle) or (Strichetti)
Help for sticking pasta
The city
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Getting from the airport to Florence
Travel tips - Car Rental
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History
General Info.
Attractions - Open-air Markets
Attractions - The Ponte Vecchio
Night Life - Music and Dance
History
What to look for when buying
Protection and Testing
Uses
Flavor , Fragrance and Taste
1984 – allowable change made to Parmesan's production code
Parmigiano-Reggiano - Buy Italian Imported
Parmigiano - Reggiano - Storing
Parmigiano- Reggiano - Preventing drying out when storing
Pecorino
Pecorino Romano
See Italy by Car
Highway Tolls
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Speed Limits
Driving IN the Cities
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Gasoline - cost
Lanes
Right of way
Parking
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Road Assistance
Italian - most beautiful language spoken!
Barolo (D.O.C.G.)
Barbaresco (D.O.C.G.)
Dolcetto
Facts and Ratings
Grignolino
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Culinary Art and Etiquette in the Renaissance
Original Source
Agrigento: History
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Agrigento: Economy
Caltanisetta: Location
Palermo: History
Palermo: Monuments
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Caltanisetta: History
Caltanisetta: Monuments
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Catania: History
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Trapani: Monuments
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Abano Terme To Ampezzo
Anacapri To Azzate
Baceno To Bevilacqua ..
Biancavilla To Bozzolo
Bra To Buttrio
Ca´di David To Camugnano
Canale Cuneo To Carvico
Casacastalda To Cuvio
Castelceriolo To Castrovillari
Catania To Chivasso
Ciampino To Cozze
Basil (Basilico)
Basil (Basilico) - “snipping”
Creazzo To Favria
Feletto To Forte del Marmi Via Carducci
Forte del Marmi Vittoria Apuana To Gazzuolo
Gela To Grumes
Grumo Appula To Lappato
Larciano To Lucignano Val di Chiana
Lugagnano di Sona To Marina di Campo Elba
Marina di Carrara To Mezzolara
Mezzolombardo To Monte S Giusto
Monte S Martino To Monticelli Brusati
Monticelli Pavese To Nogara
Nogarole Rocca To Ostiglia
Ostra Vetere To Penna San Giovanni
Penna in Teverina To Pila
Pinerolo To Ponticelli di Santa Maria a Monte
Ponticelli To Quarto Inferiore
Quarto d´Altino To Roasio
Robbiate To Sagredo d´Isonzo
Saint Vincent To San Gennaro Vesuviano
San Germano Vercellese To San Martino in Freddana
San Martino in Rio To San Sperate
San Stino di Livenza To Sant Antonio di susa
Sant Apessio To Saonara
Saponara Marittima To Sestriere
Sestu To Storo
Stra Venezia To Torre Pellice
Torre Santa Susanna To Urbisaglia
Urgnano To Vergnasco
Vermezzo To Villafranca d´Asti
Villafranca di Verona To Zugliano
Gorgonzola
Montasio
Mascarpone
Mozzarella
Ricotta – How Ricotta is made
Pasta Pot
Nutmeg - Noce moscata
Garlic (Aglio)- Crushing techniques
Olive Oil - (Olio d´oliva)
Olive Oil – Buying Quality?
Cappelletti
“Stuffed” Pastas - Cannelloni
Maltagliati
Possible reasons for pasta sticking
Ravioli – How to make
Tortelloni
Valle d´Aosta: All Mountains
Valle d´Aosta: Location
Bottling regulations
Buyer beware!
Check Labels
Consortium of the Producers of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar
Cheese Grater
Electric Pasta makers
20th Century Cuisine
Cuisine in the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries
Cuisine in the Middle Age
Cuisine in the renaissance
Gastronomical Revival in the Feudal Courts
Origins
Roman Cuisine in the Imperial Age
Roman Cuisine in the Republican Era
The Culinary Discoveries
The Spice Trade
Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha)
Anchovies (Alice, Acciugha) - Choosing canned or fresh
Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Bel Paese
Parmigiano-Reggiano (Parmesan)
Ricotta
Scamorze
Italian Dialects
Bechamel Sauce
Pesto Sauce
Freisa (D.O.C.)
Gattinara (D.O.C.G.)
Ghemme (D.O.C.G.)
Malvasia
A favorite saying...
Food contrasts between regions
Fontina
Highway Tolls
Mozzarella
Best time to visit Italy
Longest River
Attractions - Duomo
Mozzarella
Grape-pressing
Grape-pressing
Uses for Balsamics
Independent States
Rolling Pin
Electric Pasta Makers
Art - Florence
Montasio
Grape-pressing
Road Assistance
Montasio
Best time to visit Italy
Road Assistance
Road Assistance
Grape-pressing
Best time to visit Italy
Longest River
Independent States
Bel Paese
Road Assistance
Climate
Gasoline - cost
Road Assistance
Bel Paese
Rolling Pin
Attractions - Duomo
Highway Tolls
Bel Paese
Independent States
Uses
Highway Tolls
Buyer beware!
A few facts about Italian cheeses
Major Regional Holidays
Mozzarella
Driving Documents
Italian-tips, Issue 2, Christmas Traditions in Italy
Italian-tips, Issue 1, Christmas Traditions in Italy
Italian Frequently Asked Questions
A-Z List of Italian Cities and Towns
What is the climate of Italy?
When is the best time to visit Italy?
What are the Italian dialects?
What is Mozzarella cheese?
How does an electric pasta machine work?
What are some of the main attractions in Florence?
What is Fonitna cheese?
Where are the world´s most important works of art located?
Can you describe Bel Paese cheese?
When does grape-pressing take place?
What is the best rolling pin to have?
What tye of cheese graters are available?
What are Itlay´s independant states?
What is the fat content of parmesan cheese?
What is the longest river in Italy?
What is it about Italians?
What is the history of Messina?
What is a basic recipe for homemade pasta?
Do you have a basic recipe for home-made pasta?
Can you tell me about Italian cheeses?
What are some Italian wedding traditions?
Are there other Italian cheeses that can bear a signature of approval?
Are all foods similar from one region to another in Italy?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What are Italy´s National Holidays?
What is Bel Paese cheese?
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What documents do I need to drive in Italy?
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What is "capellini" pasta?
Is pasta made the same in Bologna?
How do you make "farfalle" or butterfly pasta shapes?
What is the best way to see more of Italy?
What should I consider before buying a food mill?
How was Italy´s "literary" language formed?
How large is Italy in area?
How do I make ravioli?
What is parmesan?
How do I make Canelloni?
How do you make bechamel sauce?
What does Italy´s Central-Meridional dialects consist of?
What monuments are in Caltanisetta?
How can I keep my homemade pasta from sticking?
What can be used for drying homemade pasta?
What are some special attractions in Florence?
Where is Valle d´ Aosta?
What are bottling regulations for balsamic vinegar?
How does a food mill work?
How do I make Maltagliati?
What is a "food mill"?
How do I make Cappalletti?
How do I cook ravioli?
What ethnic groups are in Italy?
What is the traditional Italian way to make "bruschetta"?
What are some of the monuments in Agrigento?
Where is Valle d´ Aosta?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What are anchovies?
What is Freisa?
What is the economy of Agrigento based on?
Where is Caltanisetta?
Where is the Northern dialect spoken in Italy?
What monuments are located in Syracusa?
How do you make pesto sauce?
How do I fill ravioli?
How do I know I have bought "true" balsamic vinegar?
Should I tip gas attendants in Italy?
How do I make tortelloni?
Is there a difference in cooking times between fresh and dry pasta?
What is Fiore Sardo cheese?
What is Asiago cheese?
What is the egg-to-flour ratio when making pasta?
Why is my pasta sticking?
What is the best way to get to Florence from the airport?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
what is Gattinara?
what is Malvasia?
How did Italian dialects originate?
Where is Agrigento?
Can I serve a meal with just cheese?
What does Italy´s labour force total?
What is Caltanisetta´s history?
What are anchovies?
What are anchovies?
What are some of the towns in Sicily?
How can I be sure of buying authentic Italian cheeses?
How can I be sure of buying authentic Italian cheeses?
What type of pasta cut is "tonnarelli"?
Is there a trick to making tonnarelli?
How is "quadrucci" pasta shaped?
What are the languages spoken in Italy?
How do I make pappardelle?
When does grape harvest take place in Italy?
What is used to cut ravioli, tortellini and other pastas?
How can you describe balsamic vinegar?
Does Italy have any natural hazards?
What are the major regional holidays of Italy?
What are the major regional holidays of Italy?
How is ricotta made?
What are Italy´s exchange controls?
How do I make tortellini?
Where is Siracusa located in Italy?
What monuments are located in Enna?
What type of cheese is Caciocavello?
What is Palermo´s history?
What monuments are found in Palermo?
What is the economy of Palermo based on?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What is Ghemme?
What is the economy of Caltanissetta based on?
How does Italy rate as a wine producer in the world?
What is Catania´s history?
What are some popular night spots in Florence?
How do I know I´ve bought quality olive oil?
Are Italian cheeses guaranteed to be of high quality?
What is a "colander"?
What essential "spoons" should my Italian kitchen have?
What are some Italian cheeses that bear the seal of quality?
How is wine matured?
What constitutes a wine cellar?
What is the population of Italy?
Can you describe the flag of Italy?
How do you make "tagliatelle"?
What is a "mezzaluna" food chopper?
What is Ragusa´s economy based on?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What are some monuments located in Catania?
What monuments are located in Messina?
What type of board is used when making pasta?
Can I convert my manual pasta machine to an electric pasta machine?
Where is Catania situated in Italy?
What is the best way to get around in Florence?
What are special Italian wines?
How much wine does Italy import and export?
What monuments are located in Trapani?
How does a manual pasta machine work?
How much wine does Italy produce annually?
What are Italy´s boundaries?
What is the terrain like in Italy?
What are the health benefits of olive oil?
Where are ferries located in Italy?
What is Italy´s main religion?
What is a colander used for?
Where is Ragusa located in Italy?
What is the economy of Catania based on?
What is Syracusa´s history?
What is the economy of Siracusa based on?
What is the economy of Siracusa based on?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
What is ricotta?
what is scamorze?
What is a dough scraper used for?
What can you tell me about Florence, Italy?
How do you make risotto?
What is the Consortium of the Producers of Traditional Balsamic Vinega
What some serving temperatures for wines?
What communication capabilities does Italy have?
What are the total highways in Italy?
What is the history of Italian cooking?
How do I choose a good vinegar?
What times do shops and services open in Italy?
What monuments are located in Ragusa?
What type of cheese is Pecorino Romano?
What are the ports and harbours of Italy?
Where is Italy located?
what is virgin olive oil?
How do you make baked penne pasta?


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