Italian Food Culture: A primer

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Italian Food Culture

…in polenta e osei (polenta with roasted birds) or polenta and sausages. Rule 7: Salads are most often served as contorni (side dishes). Certain salads, in particular composed salads like…

Contorni and Salads

Italian Tomato Salad

Fennel) Funghi trifolati (‘Truffled’ Mushrooms) Gratin di cavolini di Bruxelles e funghi (Brussels Sprouts and Mushroom Gratin) Insalata di arance rosse (Blood Orange Salad) Insalata di patate e tonno (Tuna…

Secondi piatti

La pizzaiola

…Fagioli e tonno (Cannellini Bean and Tunafish Salad) Filetti di baccalà (Deep Fried Salt Cod Filets) Filetti di pesce al finocchio (Fish Fillets with Braised Fennel) Gamberoni alla griglia (Grilled…

The Italian Pantry

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…fine quality olive oil for use in salads and drizzling on finished dishes, and a large container of ‘light’ olive oil for deep and shallow frying and making mayo. Butter…