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Celebrating the Mediterranean Diet
The Mediterranean Diet was ranked the number 1 diet in the world for the sixth consecutive year. This prestigious ranking, …
Navigating the World of Real Italian Cuisine
In the fast-paced world of 2024, authenticity, experience, and tradition have become cherished values, and when it comes to Italian …
Embrace Autumn: Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto
Indulge in the warmth of fall with a creamy butternut squash risotto (in Italian: risotto alla zucca), where creamy risotto …
A Pasta Lost in Time: Su filindeu
Hidden within the quaint province of Nuoro in Sardegna (Italy), there exists a culinary marvel that has perplexed food enthusiasts …
The Art of Hand-Cut Prosciutto: A Culinary Delight
In the world of culinary arts, few things capture the essence of craftsmanship and flavor quite like hand-cut prosciutto. This …
Healthy Habits from this Mediterranean Blue Zone
In the midst of complex health regimens, the Netflix show “Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones” brings forth …
Smoking, Salting, and Survival: The Story of Fiore Sardo, Sardinia’s Treasured Cheese
Fiore Sardo is a traditional cheese from the island of Sardinia, located off the coast of Italy. The history of …
Capocollo: From Roman Soldier’s Rations to Italian Delicacy
Capocollo, also known as coppa, is a cured meat that has a rich history and a unique flavor profile. This …
Happy Carbonara Day!
Carbonara Day is celebrated on April 6th, and invites food and Carbonara lovers alike to celebrate the classic Italian pasta …
The most protected and sought after bread: Pane di Altamura
Some consider it the best bread in the world (yes, I know that will start many arguments, even within Italy). …
Chocolate inspired by secret love!
Chances are you've had one before. I'm talking about the world famous Baci Perugina. The little, individually wrapped chocolates that …
Have you ever eaten “Priest-chokers?”
We are talking about the strozzapreti; but why does it translate to priest-chokers? Well, the history of this pasta and …
A cheese that Ancient Roman Emperors ate!
Pecorino Romano is a cheese that has been around for more than 2,000 years! In fact, this cheese used to …
The ancient roots of Pesto
Something so simple, yet so delicious: pesto alla genovese (or Genoese style pesto). When most people make it (or buy …
Tortellini like Venus’ bellybutton?!
We've all heard of tortellini, and if you're fortunate enough you've even tasted them. They are indeed a staple of …
Pizza: from street food to World Pizza Day!
January 17th officially marks World Pizza Day, or la Giornata Mondiale della Pizza. This simple, yet delicious food is not …
The Ultimate Roman Street Food
Its translation to English means telephone surprise, but why is it called this way? I'm talking about, of course, the …
It’s not just food, it’s a lifestyle
So, we finally started to create a website for Stop Italian Sounding, and this is some exciting news! First of …