Easy pesto recipe

Easy pesto recipe

Pesto alla genovese, or commonly known as basil pesto as well, is a sauce that originated in Genoa, the capital of Liguria, in the North of Italy. It consists of basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmigiano, Pecorino, and olive oil. If you think making pesto is complicated, change your mind. Here you will have a very…

Vegan piadina
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Vegan piadina

Vegan piadina is a thin flatbread, originating from Emilia-Romagna, a region in the North of Italy, and specifically from some of the cities, such as Rimini (located in Romagna). The traditional piadina often contains lard, but this recipe uses olive oil to replace it so it’s fully vegan, unless you use non-vegan fillings to fill…

Finnish spinach pancakes (Pinaattilettu)
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Finnish spinach pancakes (Pinaattilettu)

Finnish spinach pancakes are savory pancakes with spinach among the ingredients and are very common in Finnish traditional cuisine. Children usually eat them in school, but many adults are also used to buying ready-made packages from supermarkets. The reason why is that everyone loves them! We are personally huge fans of the ready-made ones. They…

Homemade orecchiette
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Homemade orecchiette

If you wanna ever become an Italian citizen, you gotta learn how to prepare homemade orecchiette. They are a type of pasta that is very common in Apulia and Basilicata, two Southern Italian regions. Their name comes from orecchie, ears, because of their shape. In fact, orecchiette literally means small ears. Like most pasta types…