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Rice Within Italian and World Cuisines

Rice has been a staple in the Italian cuisine for hundreds of years. The first documented recipe containing rice dated back to September 12, 1475 when Galezzo Maria Sforza, the Duke of Ferrara wrote a letter asking for 12 stacks of rice. This may be the earliest date...

Formaggio, the italian word for cheese…

Tuscan cuisine is known for its simplicity but elegance. Tucan is surrounded by seacoasts, mountains, and plains so it has a variety of different fresh ingredients to choose from. Tuscan cuisine, however, is very different from any other regional cuisine. Formaggio,...

Gelato

There is no definite answer on who invented ice cream. Some other historians believe that it was a man by the name of Bernardo Buotalenti, a local man from Florence, Italy. Buontalenti was said to introduce his creation to Catherina dei Medici, who then brought it...

Mediterranean Diet Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The olive tree is a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin, which produces olive oil. Olive oil could easily be described as one of the most important ingredients to any Italian meal. The great taste of a good olive oil isn’t the only reason that so many...