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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.
This pumpkin cake has a delicious ricotta cheese layer baked into it.
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This dense chocolate-fudge brownie cake is topped with crumbled Oreo® cookies and drizzled with creamy white and dark chocolate.
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A rich and creamy sauce of butternut squash puree and Italian sausage blankets lasagna noodles filled with a three-cheese filling.
This delicious sauce is a vegetarian twist on a classic Bolognese meat sauce. The dense, earthy flavor of the mushrooms make a great substitute for the meat.
Ossobuco is Italian for "bone with a hole", but in this recipe for Chicken Thighs Osso Buco-Style, we are simply referring to the braising method and ingredients shared with the traditional veal shanks.