Usually when we say pasta in Italian we mean a whole world that may not seem so easy to understand to people not used to it. Pasta is not only the dried one, made from wheat, but also the “fresh” one, usually made with egg. This is what makes it also more flavoured, and exceptional..
It’s that time of the year, again!! My favourite season, if we can consider it a season per se. I’m speaking of Carnival!!!! As we mentioned last year when speaking about Cicerchiata, in Le Marche the Carnival tradition is quite widespread, hence you can basically find some sweet dolci everywhere! But bear in mind: frying is the..
Cornmeal mush or polenta. It is such an easy dish, however it has several ways to reuse also its left-overs. Mamma Graziella today is going to show us maybe the easiest recipe in Marche’s tradition. There are just two ingredients: cornmeal flour water ..and that’s it! Of course also for the polenta..
Every important tradition in Le Marche has its special meal associated. And here’s the Christmas one! This is more than typical, as it is only baked in a small area around Apiro and Cingoli: cavallucci. This name means small horses in Italian, but, to be honest, I can hardly see the resemblance of a horse..
It’s really a pity that technlogy hasn’t been able in all these years to find a way to share parfumes. Because for this post, all you need would be just to close your eyes and smell the essence of the must (the juice coming from freshly squeezed grapes). Unfortunately we can’t share this essence, but..
Here is another appointment with our sweet cook Mamma Graziella! Today we prepare the Maritozzi. You may have seen (and tasted) them already in our neighbour regions: they may have the same name, yet they are different in what’s inside. The ones that are traditional in Rome, for instance, are usually without raisins and eaten..