In Italy, Christmas Eve dinner is traditionally made with seafood, the Christmas lunch is typically meat-based and can last for hours. Like everything else in Italy, exact Christmas foods depend on the region. But here are some of Italians’ favorite musts!
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 [...]
Pistachio is an ingredient that goes perfectly with a wide variety of ingredients. Last time we saw a great classic of Pasta with Pistachio Pesto, and in fact, we can say that the Pistachio is Mortadella like spaghetti with tomato - a perfect couple. Today, instead, we want to push ourselves a bit and we want to combine our Pistachio pesto with tuna, for a Sicilian and new Sicilian combo.