WELCOME TO MANGIA BENE PASTA
Your place for traditional Italian recipes
When you think about the foods of Italy, you might not think of apples, yet Italy is one of the top five producers of apples worldwide. Apples appear in the local cuisine in a variety of ways, most commonly in desserts and cakes. These apple dessert recipes are a simply delicious treat for fall and winter.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
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The word scungilli is the Neapolitan dialect word for conch, which is sconsiglio.
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This pasta recipe combines the flavors of butternut squash, Italian sausage, and sage into a simple-to-make but delicious weeknight dinner.
Chicken Braciole are boneless chicken breasts that are rolled around a stuffing of raisins, pine nuts, bread crumbs, and Parmesan cheese and served with tomato sauce for a simple but elegant meal.
Italians have many ways of referring to different types of soup. Zuppa, minestra, minestrina, and minestrone are just a few of the names. Italian soups are usually served warm or at room temperature rather than hot or chilled.