Category: World Food

farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham on a white plate
Dinner, World Food

Italian Farfalle Pasta (Bowtie Pasta) with Zucchini and Ham

This farfalle pasta topped with a light zucchini and ham “condimento” is a delicious recipe straight from Italy, courtesy of Carmelita at Cook Italy and is shared with permission. A half-day cooking class with Carmelita introduced us to the possibilities in Bologna. And by that I mean the fresh possibilities. Before we even began cooking, […]

Dinner, Travel, World Food

How to Make Italian Pasta from Scratch

Making homemade pasta from scratch results in a far superior meal. Shape this Italian pasta dough recipe as farfalle, tagliatelle, or use the pasta sheets in homemade lasagna.  Check out these 30 things to know when visiting Italy, too! Semolina is the flour of choice for making the best pasta noodles, right? Well, talk to […]

salami in Italy
Travel, World Food

A Quick Guide to Food in Italy: What to Expect

In the end, one of our biggest takeaways from Italy was something that we’ve come to know right at home: Food matters. Food in Italy takes center stage, and eating in Italy will make you wonder at the standard American diet. Check out these 30 things to know when visiting Italy, too! Certainly my family is […]