THE BLUE ZONES: secrets of longevity

    The culinary secrets of Italian pasta grannies

    They call them nonna, or the beloved Italian grandma. As in Bulgaria, they are an invaluable source of culinary advice and craftsmanship. For most Italians, the Sunday lunch at nonna’s is a tradition - the whole family gathers at the grandmother's house and has a great meal. We have compiled for ...
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    What landscape with which pasta?

    It is a well-known fact that different regions in Italy have their special traditions when it comes to cooking pasta. What is not widely known, however, is that pasta shape preferences also vary locally. In Liguria people traditionally eat a certain shape of pasta, in Piemont - another type and ...
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    Advice by famous pasta chefs

    It is always fascinating to get a glimpse into a master chef’s kingdom. Especially if the said chef is a pasta master who can share experience, traditions and hacks about sinfully delicious pasta. We gathered three renowned pasta chefs from different parts of the world to share their secrets and ...
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    The secrets of the pesto

    Pesto was first prepared а long, long time ago. The exact period of his invention is arguable  - it is said to be somewhere between the 16th and the 19th century. Pesto-like sauces have been consumed even at the time of the ancient Romans. The first mentioning of the word ...
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