What is Antipasto and What Does it Include - Guide to Antipasto: Italian Appetizers that Come Before the Meal Antipasto literally means “before the meal” and varies from province to province in Italy. Similar to French hors d’oeuvres or Spanish tapas, antipasto is a combination of small bites of tasty food, usually accompanied by wine (see our wine basics guide) or beer [...]
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In honor of National Sandwich Day here are two of my favorite egg sandwiches as well as a guide to Italian cured meats and how to make your own roasted peppers. Enjoy the day and make a sandwich for dinner tonight! Fried Egg Sandwich with Provola: Next to salumi, the fried egg (with a runny warm, runny, yoke) makes the [...]
Guide to Cured Italian Meats: Salami, Salame, or Salumi salame salumi salami cacciatore prosciutto prosciutto cotto, finocchiona, capocollo, soppressata, culatello, mortadella One of the highlights of my summer trips to Calabria as a small child included spending time on my grandfather’s working farm. Nonno Vincenzo’s farm was a 10 minute drive north of the small village of Pellegrina on Via Nazionale. [...]