Photo of yellow, orance and red bell peppers illustrate blog:"Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest?"

Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest?

Bell peppers are a versatile, tasty addition to your diet. If you prefer your bell peppers sweet or if you need to add a sweet touch to your dishes, in today’s blog we explain which bell peppers are the sweetest? Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest? Before we delve into the sweetness of the different…

Plate of Salad Niçoise illustrates blog: "Is French Cuisine Mediterranean?"

Is French Food Mediterranean?

When you think of Mediterranean food, the cuisines of Italy and Greece are some of the first examples that come to mind. But is French Food considered Mediterranean? Keep reading to find out. Is French Food Considered Mediterranean? We all know what Mediterranean food is, or at least everyone has at least a vague idea.…

Photo of fork with pasta illustrates blog: "How to Cook Pasta al Dente? "

How to Cook Pasta al Dente? 

Making authentic Italian pasta means cooking your pasta al dente. Keep reading to learn more about this quintessential Italian term and learn how to cook your pasta al dente — just like they do in Italy. What Is Pasta al Dente? “Dente” means “tooth” in Italian. The term “pasta al dente” refers to the sensation…

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are a savory and healthy addition to your diet. But how to prepare them? Here are some of the best ways to cook Brussels sprouts. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts Brussels sprouts are a seasonal vegetable easily identifiable because it resembles a miniature cabbage. In addition to their fun appearance, Brussels sprouts also…

Where Did Chicken Marsala Originate?

Where Did Chicken Marsala Originate?

Chicken Marsala is a wildly popular dish whose origins remain unknown to the public at large. If you have been wondering where did chicken Marsala originate, keep reading to discover the rich story behind this staple of Italian-American cuisine. Where Did Chicken Marsala Originate? The first hint to the origins of chicken Marsala is the…

Why Is It Important to Eat Vegetables?

Why Is It Important to Eat Vegetables?

That vegetables are good for you is conventional wisdom by know. But why is it important to eat vegetables regularly? If you ask us, the main reason is that they are delicious, but there are other extremely compelling arguments in favor of veggies. Nutrients The first reason to love vegetables is that they are a…

Brussels sprouts have an interesting history and an amazing nutrient profile.

5 Delicious Facts About Brussels Sprouts

While Brussels sprouts are not exactly the most popular food among children, they have an interesting history and an amazing nutrient profile. Read on to discover five fast and delicious facts about this interesting vegetable. The Reason Why They Look Like Miniature Cabbages Brussels Sprouts are part of the Brassica oleracea family of cruciferous vegetables,…

Pasta names are an interesting part of the heritage of Italian cuisine.

The Amusing Stories Behind Pasta Names

Who doesn’t love pasta? Pasta is a global dish appreciated everywhere. But how many of us know the interesting stories behind pasta names? From “feathers” to “little ears” and “small tongues”, these names reflect the originality and passion that make Italian cuisine such an exciting adventure. Penne Penne means “feathers” in Italian. This is one…