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The elements of an excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Price

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The elements of an excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Price

Olive oil is one of the most important ingredients of Italian Cusine. An Excellent Olive oil has several components, today we will analyze the price of the Olive Oil. 

Although it is sad to say, price is the first indicator that must be considered when choosing extra virgin olive oil.

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Torchietti with Negroamaro with mushrooms and sausage

Torchietti with Negroamaro with mushrooms and sausage

Pasta, sausage, and mushrooms is a fairly simple dish to prepare that requires few ingredients that go very well together. But today we want to venture a little and we want to use, instead of the usual Gragnano pasta, a Pugliese pasta, the Torchietti pasta with Negroamaro. The Negroamaro Torchietti is a typical Salento excellence and is made by hand, in our case from the Del Duca pasta factory, and with the use of Murgia durum wheat and one of the most important wines of Puglia, the Negroamaro. Now it's time to move on to our recipe.

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Pasta al forno: Fettuccine with pistachio pesto, burrata & mortadella Bologna IGP

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Pasta al forno: Fettuccine with pistachio pesto, burrata & mortadella Bologna IGP

In Today's we wanted to take our great classic, the Sicilian Pistachio pesto with burrata and mortadella and we combined it with a perfect pasta cut for baking, the fettuccine. We are ready to make the Pasta al Forno! See more in the blog!

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The elements of an excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Acidity

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The elements of an excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Acidity

Extra virgin olive oil is certainly one of the ingredients most used by Italians, a must of Italian cuisine. This product that represents excellence in Italy, has unfortunately suffered a lot of damage from large-scale retailers, which have made use of more shady methods to produce products of poor quality that weigh heavily on our health. The elements that distinguish a low quality oil from a high quality one are different, but today we are going to analyze the acidity. Acidity is the parameter that is better than any other able to summarize an overall assessment of the chemical quality of extra virgin olive oil [...]

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Italian Sounding: Why you should care

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Italian Sounding: Why you should care

If you have ever been to a no-Italian supermarket you have certainly seen many Italian products in name but not, in fact, something that sounds incredible and shameful.

This is the Italian Sounding. Let’s dig a bit on this topic.

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