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Focaccia Stuffed With Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

I make some type of focaccia at least once a week. My basic rosemary topped focaccia is my favorite all-round focaccia to use for sandwiches, cut into small squares to serve in place of bread, or to simply snack on, but from time to time I like… Continue reading

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Mysterious death of Italian banking executive to be re-examined amid murder claims

Prosecutors in Siena order body of David Rossi to be exhumed after family say he was killed for knowing too much about bank’s financial meltdown Continue reading

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Salami & Cheese Easter Frittata

Easter is quickly approaching and it is one holiday that I thoroughly enjoy, particularly because of the various traditional foods associated with it. One of my favorite Easter recipes is Neapolitan Easter Bread http://www.italianfoodforever.co… Continue reading

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Focaccia With Caramelized Onions, Pear, & Gorgonzola Cheese

I make focaccia just about every week, sometimes keeping it simple so I can use the flatbread for sandwiches while other times I like to play around with different toppings. Caramelized onions, pears, and Gorgonzola cheese are a combination mad… Continue reading

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Italy to restore historic 18th century prison located on tiny island in the Mediterranean

The jail on Santo Stefano was based on a design invented by British social theorist Jeremy Bentham Continue reading

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Potato Gnocchi With Sausage, Mushroom Cream Sauce {Gnocchi alla Norcina}

Anyone who knows me understands that gnocchi is one of my favorite dishes, but I am very particular about my gnocchi. It should be light and airy, not dense and gummy and although I usually prefer to make ricotta gnocchi, there are times when I… Continue reading

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Rome’s roads ruined by endemic corruption

Police investigate council officials accused of taking bribes in return for letting contractors get away with shoddy work Continue reading

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Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli are cookies created from a dense, honey flavored dough that encases a chocolate, almond filling. This traditional Calabrian specialty is a great addition to any cookie tray, and the holidays just would not be the same at our house if I didn’t have these cookies on hand for my family to nibble on. To […] Continue reading

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Italy’s ‘king of pasta’ injured in drive-by shooting

Ciro Moccia, the owner of one of Italy’s mot famous pastamakers, shot and injured in attack possibly linked to his refusal to pay protection money Continue reading

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Focaccia With Squash Ribbons, Walnuts, & Gorgonzola Crumbles

This week may seem like winter squash week here on Italian Food Forever, and the reason for that is that I was a little too greedy shopping for squash last week. I had squash sitting all over my countertop and needed to start using them up. Ove… Continue reading

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Focaccia With Black Truffle Topping

Focaccia With Black Truffle Topping

October in Umbria is a great time to enjoy nature’s bounty including wild mushrooms, chestnuts, and of course truffles. For the next month or two there will be truffle festivals held across Umbria, and unfortunately since we are leaving Umbria a little earlier than usual, we will miss them all. We do have a few […] Continue reading

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