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The lentils of Castelluccio

The lentils of Castelluccio

Italia Slow Tour in the plane of Castelluccio! We meet some people who are harvesting the lentils. The lentil of Castelluccio is a PGI product and is...
The honey from Valtellina

The honey from Valtellina

A tip for anyone visiting Milan: you can board a special train that will bring you directly here, to the Valtellina! This is where you'll find the...
Bitto Cheese

Valtellina: Bitto's story

The Bitto is Valtellina's most renowned and important cheese, an incredible local speciality that is produced only here, high up on the mountains in...
Bresaola from Valtellina

Bresaola from Valtellina

Valtellina is the birthplace of so many good things, including Bresaola! Bresaola is a quality product made with one single piece of the highest...

Pizzoccheri from Valtellina

Let's learn about the Pizzocchero, the traditional pasta of these valleys. Pay a visit to the old watermill in San Rocco di Teglio which still...
Pumpkin Tiramisù

Pumpkin Tiramisu`

Tiramisu is a beloved Italian dessert. It's smooth, creamy and caffeinated so what's not to like? I love making it for holidays primarily because it'...
Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Ingredients: 1 Lb Pappardelle pasta, 1/2 Lb Ground beef, 1/2 Lb Ground pork, 6 Oz Tomato paste, 1 Small onion, finely chopped, 1 Carrot, finely...
50 Trivia Facts About Italy (Part 1)

50 Trivia Facts About Italy (Part one)

The Tuscan Muse will take us on a journey among the most interestings facts of Italy. Fitfy things which will follow in three parts. Trivia is always...
Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, A Research Finds

According to an Italian research, pasta does not contribute to obesity, on the other hand it is in fact associated with a reduction in body mass...
Grilled fish in fig leaves

Delightful lunch for your summer

Lemon Pasta With Grilled Shrimp This pasta has a delicate lemon flavor that is delicious topped with grilled seafood such as shrimp as shown in the...

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