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"Bolognese Ragù with Green Tagliatelle" recipe

Bolognese sauce: everything you ever wanted to know, but never dared to ask

One: it’s name is “Ragù”! “Bolognese sauce” is called “Ragù alla Bolognese”. Why? ‘Cause it comes from the French “ragoût”, which means “to stew”. So, as the word itself can suggest, the sauce takes hours and hours to be ready. This is because, according to the original recipe, the meat cuts were quite fat, which […]

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"Tagliatelle with Red Radicchio of Treviso" recipe

Red Radicchio: the Marvel from Treviso

Radicchio Rosso di Treviso: IGP Status Red Radicchio of Treviso can be either Precocious and Tardive. The first one, the Precocious Radicchio – the one you see in the picture and has been used for the recipe “Tagliatelle with Red Radicchio of Treviso” – has vivid red leaves with white mottles and large white ribs that form a compact bunch. The Tardive Radicchio has much more […]

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Parmigiana: the quintessence of Italian cooking!

People, the Parmigiana! Please, stand up! The quintessence of Italian cooking! An archetype. Any attempt at describing it with common words would break the enchantment its names can conjure  and the pathos it arouses. The silver bullet against any nutritionist, the crucifix that vaporizes any dietician… A bit carried away? May be… but the thing of the […]

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