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  Italian Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Italian Food: The Italian food section of Life In Italy is divided into several categories: First we have our Italian food Ratings database, a rating of Italian food by selected Italian and American consumers.
Italians do have some meat sauce recipes that require long and laborious preparation (including marinating the meat for 3-4 days in aged red wine), but they also have an incredible number of variations of pasta dishes cooked with vegetables or seafood.
The variety in the Italian diet, the continued widespread reliance on fresh ingredients cooked on the spot, and the extensive use of vegetables, fruit and olive oil all contribute to the generally healthy state of Italians that on average appear to be much thinner than Americans, especially in middle and later years.
www.lifeinitaly.com /food   (577 words)

  
 Welcome to:"All Italian all the time" Italianclothes.com
The contribution of Italians to the world of fashion and fine dining is seen in every area, from the fabrics and textiles to the delicious mouth watering gourmet delicacies.
The originators and the creators of "All Italian All the Time" where born and raised in Italy, they have lived and experienced that which is truly Italian.
The name "All Italian All the Time" is a result of the countless times that our parents told us to make sure that all things Italian remain truly Italian all the time.
www.italianclothes.com   (332 words)

  
 Italian cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Italian cuisine is extremely varied: the country of Italy was only unified in 1861, and its cuisines reflect the cultural variety of its regions and its diverse history (with culinary influences from Greek, Roman, Norman and Arab civilizations).
Italian cuisine is regarded as a prime example of the Mediterranean diet, and is imitated all over the world.
Northern Italian cuisine (other than on the coast) favors butter, cream, polenta, Mascarpone, Grana Padano, and Parmigiano cheeses, risotto and fresh egg pasta, while Southern Italian cuisine tends toward Mozzarella, Caciocavallo and Pecorino cheeses, olive oil and dried pasta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Italian_food   (923 words)

  
 Ethnic Cuisine: Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food is again the typical rustic fare of Central Italy with Abbacchio (a suckling lamb seasoned with fresh rosemary), Spaghetti alla Carbonara (a bacon, egg and cheese sauced pasta), Saltimbocca (marsala braised tin slices of veal topped with ham), and Suppli al Telefono (addictive deep fried rice balls filled with mozzarella).
Basically, Italian cuisine is a combination of vegetables, grains, fruits, fish, cheeses and a scattering of meats, fowl and game usually seasoned or cooked with olive oil (with the exception of the far north).
Italians take great pleasure in serving people the food they lovingly prepare, especially foreigners who are learning about their country.
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/italy.htm   (6257 words)

  
 Lido's Italian Food
That's not, however, a novelty in the restaurant business, especially an Italian restaurant where the sense of family is usually a strong one.
Born in the Toscany region near Florence, Italy, Simi claim the difference in the regions' food is mainly in the different spices they use.
All dinners are served with a green salad and choice of French fries, rigatoni or spaghetti, galice bread, soup and coffee (a perfect way to end a meal).
www.lidositalianfoods.com   (392 words)

  
 Candida Martinelli's Italophile Site(Food History/Recipes)
Bill Buford, a passionate food writer, describes the history of modern European cooking as originating in Italy during the Renaissance, then transported to France with Catherine dei Medici in 1553 when she married a future king of France.
The famous Italian text on Italian cooking from 1891, La scienza in cucina e l’arte di mangier bene (The Science of the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well) by Pellegrino Artusi, a textile merchant, collects together recipes handed down from generation to generation, with imprecise measurements of ingredients, and approximate cooking times and temperatures.
For an exhaustive list and description of Italian foods by type and by region, Italian Made is great.
italophiles.com /food.htm   (2399 words)

  
 Italian Food Info
Italy was unified in1861, and the Italian cuisine was reflected by the cultural variety of the regions in italy and by the Italian history, which was influenced from Greek, Roman, Norman and Arab civilizations.
The Northern Italian dishes are influenced by French cooking, because of the proximity of the French border.
The northern and southern Italian cuisines are very different, mainly because of the cooking fat and the style of pasta which is commonly used.
www.italian-food-info.com   (392 words)

  
 Italian food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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members.fortunecity.com /italianfood   (1034 words)

  
 Italian Food and Culinary History
A virtual handbook of food, Platina's De Honesta voluptate is offered here in the first modern translation that goes back to the original manuscript and deals with Platina's originality, his sources, and the textual proofs.
Festa is a year-long feast of memories and delicious, traditional Italian dishes--from St. Nicholas sweetmeats in December and perciatelli with sardine and fennel sauce for March's St. Joseph's Day, to figs with prosciutto for summer's Ferragosto and pumpkin gnocchi for an American Thanksgiving in Italy.
Etiquette at table and the aesthetics of the meal, the seasonal variations evidenced in feast days and fast days, the foods of the city and the country as well, the diets of the rich and the poor, and the ingenious methods and techniques employed in medieval culinary arts–all this is brought to scholarly light.
www.foodbooks.com /italian.htm   (1439 words)

  
 ITALIA Special Interests - Food and Wine
The main characteristic of Italian cooking is its healthy balance, the excellent basic ingredients being simply cooked and retaining their original goodness and freshness.
The wines are as personal as a name, as different as the colors of the rainbow and as much a part of Italian life as almost 3,000 years of tradition can make them.
For centuries wine growing has been the cultivation which used most of the labor of the Italian farmers; this is still true today; a large part of the population is engaged in the vine and wine industry.
www.italiantourism.com /foodwine.html   (317 words)

  
 Alimentitalia - Benvenuto
Italian Foods Corp. / Alimentitalia Srl will be presenting their entire line of Italian foods at the Winter Fancy Food Show – January 21-23, 2007 in San Francisco @ MosconeCenter.
Italian Foods Corp./ Alimentitalia Srl will be presenting their entire line of Italian foods at the Summer Fancy Food Show - July 9-11, 2006 in New York, Jacob K. Javits Center.
Italian Foods Corp., located in Oakland, California, is Alimentitalia's office in the U.S. and imports, warehouses, and distributes Alimentitalia's vast line of Italian delicacies.
www.italianfoods.com   (220 words)

  
 Italian Food: Salumi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salumi is not a term that is heard often outside Italy, yet many of these products are found in specialty shops, Italian delicatessens and are used by cooks the world over.
Salumi is a large family of high-quality cured meats that go beyond Italy's famous hams, lending their flavors to terrific appetizers as well as main courses.
Pancetta is often known as "Italian bacon", however it is not really an accurate description.
www.lifeinitaly.com /food/salumi.asp   (1273 words)

  
 The Italian Chef - Classic Italian Recipes, Food, and Cooking.
Here is a cookbook that truly understands how Italians eat.
"Italian meals are structured in a way that keeps family and friends at the table," the introduction tells us.
The focus on family and friends eating together is a central theme throughout this book.
www.italianchef.com   (177 words)

  
 Italian Food,Pasta Sauce,No Cholesterol,Vegetarian,Low Fat,Low Sodium,Gourmet Gifts
Homemade italian food and traditional italian cooking came in handy with this large family of nine children.
Appetizers were always served in an Italian home meal and the southern part of Italy had its' regional specialities.
When you are ready for your shopping list, remember that typical basic italian food ingredients necessary for authentic italian cooking are: olive oil, tomatoes, onions, garlic, basil, oregano and mushrooms.
www.italian-food.us   (473 words)

  
 GBianchi - Italian speciality food-traditional Italian food specialties and wine
If you are looking for traditional italian food, you are in the right place.
Italian speciality food is our core bisiness, we started our activity in 1908 and, in particular in the last year, we specialized in Italian speciality food and Italian food gift basket.
Food, specialty food, wine shop, salami and cheese, fresh meat and fish, beverage, personal care, detergents, perfumery, household articles for catering.
www.gbianchi.it /index_english.html   (373 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Mario Batali Simple Italian Food: Recipes from My Two Villages: Books: Mario Batali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I love the way Mario quite honestly confesses to having lifted most of his recipes from Italian grandmothers, as he believes that the best Italian cooking is done in the home and not in the Restaurante.
In spite of his heart being with Italian cuisine, he is never disrespectful of American food and produce, especially when the American product is superior to the Italian.
Batali's "Simple Italian Food" is an excellent cookbook for people who actually like to cook, and for those who accept that Italian cooking covers a vast range of subjects and styles, far more than just pasta.
www.amazon.com /Mario-Batali-Simple-Italian-Food/dp/0609603000   (1953 words)

  
 Italian Food
While they are writing about their experiences with the food they will also be learning more about the history of Italian food in their history class and learning more in their family and consumer sciences classes.
Italian Foods, Inc. that developed a new line of products for the microwave oven.
Italian Foods, Inc. needs a microwave designed for the new century the current designs are out date and out of style.
lilt.ilstu.edu /connections/2002BBabstracts/italian_food.htm   (1664 words)

  
 Open Directory - Shopping: Food: Ethnic and Regional: European: Italian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
GourmetStore.net - Italian groceries and delicacies such as salami, meat, cheeses, balsamic vinegar, virgin olive oils, and pasta sauces.
Italian food HQ - Sells Italian cheeses, olive oil, mushrooms, vinegar, salami, pasta, sauces, mustards, honey, marmalade, truffles, liquor and cooking accessories.
VBB Italian Food - Italian meats: Salami, sausage, lonza, lonzini, headcheese and galantine.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Food/Ethnic_and_Regional/European/Italian   (1326 words)

  
 virtualitalia.com - italian food & wine
To make an authentic Italian wine that is true to its roots, a Sonoma winery duplicates every step of grape growing and winemaking process - from soil and climate to barrels.
In Italy, elbows are kept off the table, bread is placed on the tablecloth, the fork is held in the left hand, pasta is not eaten with a spoon, and most fruit is peeled with a knife.
Italian food is becoming the TV cooking show darling with nine shows on the air!
www.virtualitalia.com /recipes   (454 words)

  
 CNN: In-Depth Food - Italian
Italian food brings to mind pasta and sauces.
But seafood is also a major part of the Italian diet, especially in towns along the coast.
Italian food is the top choice among ethnic cuisines, according to the National Restaurant Association.
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/indepth.food/italian/index.html   (276 words)

  
 Italian Food Recipes
This recipe is made of pork loin prepared with speck and fontina, that are two typical Italian ingredients of the northern part of Italy.
In particular speck is a smoked ham typical of Tyrol and fontina is an Italian cheese typical of Valle d’Aosta.
Polenta is an Italian recipe, typical of the autumnal and the winter period, that can be served with meat, fish, cheese, milk and many other Italian ingredients.
www.italian-food-recipes.net   (875 words)

  
 Italian food extra virgin olive oil, flavored oil, olivella soap,condiments,organic oil,private label
First and foremost We say it must be made with Italian olives, pressed and bottled in Italy to be Italian.
Secondly, We say there must be the Italian art of taste selection and blending to make it a premium Italian.
Difference of Italian extra virgin olive oil is in taste.
www.fineitalianfood.com   (303 words)

  
 Italian Cooking, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Resource Guide
Marlena de Blasi is an American food and wine journalist and culinary historian who lives in Italy.
Italian and English editions of the oldest and most authoritative magazine of Italian gourmet cuisine.
This Italian cooking school in Florence, Italy, has a selection of recipes on their website, including panforte, Bollito Misto, Polpettone di Patate (potato meatloaf), and Pappa al Pomodoro (tomato mush).
www.clpgh.org /subject/food/italian.html   (646 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Italian Food: Books: Elizabeth David   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A guide to Italian food, originally published in 1954, which provides a survey of the varied food and cookery of Italy's many regions.
Guttuso was the greatest Italian artist of the 20th century, admittedly painting in the idion of Social Realism, and the illustrations add an authentic air of Italiana to the book.
The research for this book is outstanding and for anyone who doesn't know the Italian culinary world beyond pizza/pasta this book will show you (and for those that do it will entertain, interest and educate you).
www.amazon.co.uk /Italian-Food-Elizabeth-David/dp/0140273271   (521 words)

  
 Italian food traditional Italian cooking and italian recipes
Italians identify Italian cooking with a few of its most popular dishes, like pizza and spaghetti.
The explanation is hidden in the past; the multitudes of food styles of Italy mainly result from its history.
In a country so diverse, it is impossible to define an “Italian” cooking style, but traditional food still is at the core of the cultural identity of each region, and Italians react with attachment to their own identity when they are confronted with the tendency toward flattening their culture.
www.annamariavolpi.com   (648 words)

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