WaterBack to top
BeerBack to top
One of the most well-known alcoholic drinks in the world. Craft beer is a raw, whole flavoursome variant with no added preservatives and is often produced in limited quantities by craft beer makers, as the Italian Union of Craft Beer Makers states “with a high degree of enthusiasm and creativity”.
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Coffee and TeasBack to top
Whether it’s served long, short, American-style, with a drop of milk, with alcohol, in a big ceramic mug, in a small cup, or in a glass, coffee is the modern man’s favourite drug. Tea, chamomile, and herbal teas are aromatic beverages with different degrees of recuperative properties, generally served hot or cold and obtained by infusing dried and chopped leaves in boiling water. Perfect for a rainy afternoon or a relaxing evening.
Meats & SalamiBack to top
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ChocolateBack to top
From an early age we consider this to be the epitome of flavour and happiness. An excellent cure for broken hearts and a natural consequence of love, chocolate, or rather cocoa, has been popular since Mayan and Aztec times. Described as the new “black gold”, also thanks to its well-known beneficial properties and its endorphins and spicier varieties.
Desserts & ConfectionerBack to top
We can never get enough, but when it comes to healthy eating even one sweet treat is too much. If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, who knows what a macaroon can do!
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Mushrooms & TrufflesBack to top
Mushrooms are an important part of Italian culinary tradition. It is said that they are not fattening and are very low in calories. They are also great in terms of mineral salts and vitamin content.
Liqueurs & SpiritsBack to top
Liqueurs are beverages with high alcohol content (generally between 30 and 50 degrees) obtained by distilling or macerating wine, cereals or fruit, or by infusing alcohol, aromatic essences and sugar. A spirit is an alcoholic beverage that derives from the distillation of something that has been fermented, generally of plant origin. The most famous spirits include cognac, brandy, grappa, eau de vie, calvados, kirsch, rum, whisky, and vodka.
Jams & PreservesBack to top
“Jellified mixtures obtained by cooking fruit or vegetables in pieces (o as a puree, pulp, or juice), with sugar ....”
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Honey and by-products of the sameBack to top
Sugary substance with a colour that ranges from very pale to dark brown depending on the source of the nectar, which bees take from flowers and other sweet plant substances; it starts off as a liquid and tends to crystallise over time | raw honey, which drips straight from the honeycombs of bees | wild honey, from wild bees | as sweet as honey, incredibly sweet.
The food of the Greek gods, a sweet almanac in the afterlife for the Egyptians, used in creams by the Sumerians and a purifying ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine. For thousands of years, honey has been a sweet cure-all for man’s problems – even when it comes to matters of the heart! Honey derivatives are also important and are famous for their therapeutic properties. These include Royal Jelly and Propolis.
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Oil & WinegarBack to top
Oil and vinegar: the ultimate kitchen duo.
Pasta, Rice & CerealsBack to top
Did you know that pasta goes back to ancient times? For many years tradition had it that Marco Polo brought pasta to Italy when he came back from China, but this belief seems to be discredited by the Sicilians.
Bread-Making ProductsBack to top
Food product obtained by baking a mixture of flour, often wheat, and water, leavened and seasoned with salt: to knead, to leaven, to bake, to cook bread, to take bread out of the oven; warm bread, just-baked bread; fresh bread, freshly baked bread; dry bread, no longer fresh but not mouldy; stale bread, hard and mouldy; white bread, wheat flour bread; rye, oat, barley breads are made from wheat flour with the addition of those flours; multigrain bread, made with a mixture of grains and flours; wholemeal bread, bran bread; brown bread, whole wheat, unbleached flour, which still contains the bran; semolina bread, made with superfine flour; gluten bread, made with flour without starch, for diabetics; cornbread, made with maize flour; toasted bread, crunchy throughout due to a long, slow baking process; unleavened bread, which contains no yeast and often no salt; pita bread; flavoured bread, with the addition of oil, butter or milk; bread crumbs; bread and butter;
For those who know which side their bread is buttered on! Bread is perhaps the most widely-known bakery product, the origins of which date back to the Neolithic period. For the ancient Egyptians, who were the first to have baked leavened bread, it was a source of wealth. The ancient Greeks produced 70 different varieties of bread.
Sea ProductsBack to top
sea , n.
Did you know that the oldest fish fossil is the Haikouichthys? It lived 500 million years ago. Today, the largest fish in our oceans is the whale shark, which can reach up to 20 metres in length and up to 34 tonnes in weight. The Paedocypris is the smallest fish in the world.
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Dairy ProductsBack to top
A building, room, or establishment for the storage, processing, and distribution of milk and milk products.
Milk and dairy products: The entire family of yogurt, cheese, cream, butter, and ice cream.
Fruit & Vegetable ProductsBack to top
♦ a food, often sweet, that grows on a tree or bush.
Any time is a good time to veg out! Produce can refer to all fruit and vegetable foods, and additionally to herbs, whole or only certain parts, such as leaves, roots and fruits.
PressBack to top
Where would a new cook be without a cookbook? Adrift in a sea of pots and pans! Whether they illustrate the amazing culinary traditions of a certain Italian region, how to cook with our children or how to do it 5 minutes, is beside the point. Books are important. Fundamental, even, if we want to impress when we are in the kitchen.
WineBack to top
The “nectar of the gods” for the ancients Romans. And not only for them. Wine is an alcoholic beverage obtained through the fermentation of grape must. White, red or rosé, sparkling, semi-sweet or dry... The varieties are nearly endless… However, as with all good things, it is important not to exaggerate!
Salt, Pepper & SpicesBack to top
The flavours of fine dining. An exotic touch. A note of the palate. Salt, spices, and pepper call to mind so many different ideas. They lend flavour and panache to our best dishes, and can even be used to remedy certain little culinary disasters! Ah yes, spices are certainly very useful!
ToolsBack to top
Appliances, platters, utensils ... there is something for everyone! Formidable ally for any cook, from the master chef to the absolute beginner. Ratatouille docet!
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