Calabrese Lasagna: A Taste of Tradition and History

Calabrese Lasagna: A Taste of Tradition and History

There is very little in life that excites me more than the scent that trails from the kitchen while a lasagna is baking. Mostly passed down through generations, lasagna recipes may differ in ingredients and combination but one thing always remains the same, it is a labor of love. Lasagna combines the warmth of family…

Calabrese Licorice: A Sweet Journey into Italian Tradition

Calabrese Licorice: A Sweet Journey into Italian Tradition

Licorice, with its distinct flavor and rich cultural heritage, has long been cherished by confectionery enthusiasts around the world. Among the various types of licorice, Calabrese licorice stands out as a unique delicacy, deeply rooted in the culinary traditions of Southern Italy. Let us explore the fascinating history, production methods, and flavors of Calabrese licorice….

Chestnuts, the “seed” of traditions and memories
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Chestnuts, the “seed” of traditions and memories

I still remember the first time I ever saw a chestnut within its prickly green home. I was around 7 and living in the south of Italy. By that time I of course had eaten my fair share of chestnuts, that were traditionally roasted after every Sunday meal at Nonna’s every Autumn. However the honor…