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More pumpkins are grown in Italy than in America. It is the people of the Italian region of Veneto that cherish the pumpkin the most. The pumpkin is bland but the flesh is an ideal ingredient for the sweet and savory creations of Italian cuisine, Here we present some of the many Italian desserts that can be made with pumpkin.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
"In zimino" refers to a whole class of dishes in which the main ingredient (usually seafood) is braised in a combination of greens (spinach or Swiss chard), tomatoes, and aromatic vegetables cooked in wine.
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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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With these beautiful pastries, you can create a unique bouquet of roses with ready-made puff pastry and apples.
This is a luscious vegetarian dish made with fresh pappardelle and a creamy mushroom, tomato and spinach sauce.
Lamb shanks that are fall-off-the-bone tender are served with cannellini beans for a delicious, hearty Tuscan meal.