savoiardi biscuits: When were these Invented Biscuits?

By |2019-08-10T00:58:23+00:00August 10th, 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Biscuits Savoiardi Would you have said the Savoyards, the famous biscuits also used for the preparation of many homemade desserts, date back to the Middle Ages? To be precise at the end of '300 and the name derives from that of the House of Savoy (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/7027/storia-contemporanea/il-vino-dei-savoia). The story goes that to invent was a cook [...]

second Course: such were the favorites in the Renaissance?

By |2019-06-11T12:03:49+00:00June 11th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Renaissance Meal. The main courses were mostly meat What were the second most frequent dishes and loved the Renaissance? This era was characterized by the profound changes that riguardarono, also, the culinary field. The food was varied and innovative Renaissance, very different from that of previous centuries. The discovery of the New [...]

Sugar: Obsession of the Renaissance Italian Kitchen

By |2019-06-10T08:50:38+00:00June 10th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Food in the Renaissance cuisine Sugar was the Renaissance Italian cooking a real obsession. Practically, it was added to any dish. From appetizers to desserts, through the first, the seconds and contours, there was no dish that foresaw a generous sprinkling. In reality, there were many [...]

Mushrooms Stewed: recipe (Easy) Pellegrino Artusi

By |2019-03-06T05:18:10+00:00March 6th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The kitchen of a time ... The stewed mushrooms are a classic contour, but you want to try them in the manner of Pellegrino Artusi? The recipe that I report below is taken from his famous book The Science of Cooking and the Art of Eating Well. verbatim: "For the wet are preferred those under [...]

Cauliflower-Use di Romagna: Treat Recipe from '”Artusi”

By |2019-03-06T04:41:35+00:00March 6th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The text of Pellegrino Artusi Cauliflower use of Romagna is one of many recipes taken from the text Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well by Pellegrino Artusi . I carry the recipe verbatim: "Divide a large ball of cauliflower, or two if they are small, in spiecchiettini that will wash and so [...]

Pudding Napoletana (by Artusi)

By |2017-10-12T00:15:36+00:00October 12th, 2017|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Desserts: pudding Neapolitan according Artusi's finest pastries do not have time, like this pudding Neapolitan taken from "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well", nineteenth-century recipe of success written by Pellegrino Artusi. If you want to try, the procedure can be found below. I quote: "Cook the semolina in [...]

Tortelli…all’Artusi

By |2018-10-13T23:26:07+00:00October 11th, 2017|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Tortelli After a little 'break back posting on history pills cooking recipes taken by Artusi, or "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well" Pellegrino Artusi, that long, successful. This time I chose the recipe for homemade tortelli, that carryover below textually: [...]

Apicius Dolce…to Fish!

By |2018-10-14T01:33:39+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Sweets in Ancient Rome. In this sweet Apicius also appears "garum", sauce made of fish Apicius Marcus Gavius (25 a.C.-37 d.C.), first great gastronome antiquity, suggests the following recipe to make a cake: "Toast pine nuts and walnuts peeled; mix with honey, pepe, garum, latte, eggs, a little pure wine and [...]

Apicio: White Sauce

By |2018-10-14T01:38:31+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

The fish was the key ingredient of "garum", your favorite sauce from Roman The following recipe is taken verbatim from the De re coquinaria of Apicius, considered the first great chef in history. the sauces, in general, They were much loved by the Romans, who used to accompany almost any dish. The sauce [...]

Chicken with Marsala (by Artusi)

By |2018-12-26T06:03:54+00:00June 18th, 2017|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The recipe "Chicken with Marsala" It is taken by Artusi After some time I go back to post recipes taken directly by Artusi, that long, successful blog. For those who do not know or do not remember, "Artusi" It is an abbreviation with which the cookbook Science is commonly known in the kitchen and the Art of [...]