250g dark chocolate100g butter5 eggs150g sugar
PREPARATIONIn a saucepan, melt the chocolate with the butter. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, mix the sugar with the egg yolks. When the chocolate has melted, do it cool and then add it to the mixture.In another saucepan mount the four egg withes until stiff and then add them to the mixture. Stir the mixture up and down, being careful not to remove the compound. Put the mixture into a buttered pan or, if you prefer, cover the pan w... read more »
Baked rabbit in his sauce - Coniglio alla cacciatora
INGREDIENTS400g minced meat2 cloves ofgarlica sprig ofrosemaryAbouut 400gr Rabbit300g Chopped tomatoesextra virgin olive oilsaltpepperPREPARATIONIn a pan, brown the garlic with the rosemary. After add the pieces of conoglio, salt and cook for about 15 minutes. Then add the chopped tomatoes, salt and cook for about 30 minutes, or at least until thetomatoes you will not be clotted. Serve hot.
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As winemakers across Italy wrap up the harvest season, the winemakers association reports that Italian wine production is down for 2012. The lower production yields means the price of Italian wine will go up. The increase in prices could be damaging to Italian winemakers overseas sales, especially in the Canadian and US markets, Giuseppe Martelli, [...] read more »
TUSCAN MEATBALLS (POLPETTE TOSCANE)SERVES: 4
INGREDIENTS400g minced meat1 egg1 potatoA handful of parsleyBreadcrumbsExtra virgin oilSaltnutmeg
Boil the potato. In a medium bowl, put minced meat and egg and mix. Chop the parsley and put it in the bowl. Put potato in a ricer instead of mashing it makes it perfectly fluffy. Add salt and nutmeg and mix well. Make balls not very big and pass them in the breadcrumbs. Meanwhile, preheat the oil in a pan and when the oil is hot put the meatballs... read more »
I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. Im thrilled to have started a new video series called Steves Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. For instance, Italians love it when visitors try to speak some of their language. So in the video [...] read more »
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So youre planning an Italian cruise, how cool would it be to be joined by the controversial but always entertaining Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minister of Italy? Guests on the MSC Divina, cruising from Venice along the Adriatic, will have the unique chance to meet Berlusconi, a former cruise line crooner himself! The 75-year-old billionaire [...] read more »
Record breaking 1960 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione.
Whichever way you look at it, $11,275,000 is an AWESOME amount of cash! But then this is a rare Ferrari 250 GT LWB, and it starred in the classic teen comedy ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.’ Click the link below for the top 10 results from last Saturday’s auction held at Gooding Company.
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August in Italy can be hot, no doubt. But this months temps make the boot sizzlin. Eleven Italian cities, from Bolzano to Rome, had code red heat warnings and a few more cities are expected to join the list on Thursday. Temperatures are hoovering at 104F in one of the hottest summers on record in Europe. [...] read more »
Looking for the fountain of youth? You just might find it on the Italian island of Sardinia, at least thats what scientists think. We could have told them that! How could a stay at a Sardinia resort not reverse the aging process? Unspoiled beaches, plentiful Sardinian wine and classic shepherd cuisine, spa treatments. Well, it turns [...] read more »