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A Saucy Proposition

Are Italians warming up to store-bought sauces? Italian food is practically synonymous with homemade. From cheese to wine to sausage, we love things we make...
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Arancini with apple & Gruyère cheese

(Makes 20 mini or 10 medium-sized servings / Ricetta per 20 arancini piccoli o 10 di media grandezza) Risotto Ingredients / Ingredienti • 2 litres chicken...

The ABCs of Homemade Prosciutto

Prosciutto is a common staple in Italian households. Often associated with the renowned antipasto duo of prosciutto-melone, there are tons of ways to enjoy this seasoned delicacy, the best probably being alone or in a tasty panino. While most would tend to buy it sliced at their local butcher shop, others will venture into curing it themselves in their own cantina for a fraction of the cost.

Chef Fabrizio Caprioli: La purezza del gesto in cucina

A guardare Fabrizio Caprioli, a farsi raccontare la cucina per come la intende lui, si capisce che un piatto è emozione, sacrificio, libertà e passione. “Ho 43 anni. Sono arrivato in Canada quando ne avevo 36 e avevo già completato la mia formazione e avviato una mia attività in Italia. A un certo punto - ricorda - avevo il desiderio di aprirmi a nuovi stimoli e, così, la vita mi ha portato in Canada”. Chef del Rosalie di Montréal è lui stesso a raccontarci la sua storia.

Azienda Agricola Casanova di Neri

Strolling down from the beautiful village of Montalcino my quest for top Sangiovese led me to Casanova di Neri.

Connecting generations through Christmas desserts

Celebrating traditions is a cornerstone of the Italian-Canadian experience. It’s what has allowed the culture to survive and thrive, despite generations spent thousands of kilometres away from native villages and towns.

Serving Winning Soppressata & Capocollo

On Saturday, June 2, Tre Mari opened its doors to its multi-generational, cross-cultural, extended family in the Corso Italia community for its 4th annual St....

Summer Pesto recipes

Now that winter is a distant memory and the unpredictable spring weather is almost over, let’s welcome the summer sun and heat with some simple and delicious Italian dishes made with fresh, in-season ingredients! Pesto and its variations.

Italian passion & pride… in a jar

Franco Gattuso has figured out that when you are true to who you are, the world comes to you. In fact, Gattuso spends his whole day welcoming people who drop by his Mile End shop on Fairmount Street. Many make a special trip from dozens of kilometres away just to see him.

Flavours of Lucania

The cuisine of the Basilicata region is made up of predominantly simple ingredients with extraordinary flavour, reflecting the ancient history of these lands and the dedication of the inhabitants to cultivating grain and to pastoralism. 

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Arancini with apple & Gruyère cheese

(Makes 20 mini or 10 medium-sized servings / Ricetta per 20 arancini piccoli o 10 di media grandezza) Risotto Ingredients / Ingredienti • 2 litres chicken...

Tette e Cibo di Mary Stuart, il cibo tutto al feminile

Passione per il cibo e la buona cucina si fondono con la bellezza tutta al femminile.

 

A taste of Testaccio in Rome

Once a working-class neighbourhood, Testaccio has become gentrified in recent years. Rents have risen, trendy boutiques have opened up, and the ex-abattoir has been converted into an art gallery and cultural centre. But despite these changes, traditional Testaccio still exists. Take the metro to Piramide to explore this lively, authentic Roman neighbourhood, which is still viewed by many as one of the best places to find true Roman cuisine.

A Saucy Proposition

Are Italians warming up to store-bought sauces? Italian food is practically synonymous with homemade. From cheese to wine to sausage, we love things we make...

5 segreti per la carbonara perfetta

La carbonara è un piatto semplice da preparare ma può nascondere delle insidie soprattutto se si è alle prime armi e non si ha...

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Jackie Lina Alexander

Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English

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Lester B. Pearson High School

Home away from home It would be difficult for most Italian-Montrealers to walk through the halls of Lester B. Pearson High School and not spot...

Kristine Centis Jorge

Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese

Fish Baked in Salt

Ingredients: 1 kg (2.2 lbs) coarse sea salt 1.3 kg (3 lbs) whole white flesh fish, such as sea bass, red snapper or porgy ½ cup (125...

National Cat Day – a Daily Celebration in Rome

Italy dedicates February 17 to domestic felines, but in Rome it’s an everyday celebration.

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