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  • Carnaroli rice: characteristics and price

    Carnaroli rice is considered the prince of rices in cooking. Compared to other varieties, it goes very well with most cooking methods. Due to its structure, it releases less starch than many types of rice, so it is particularly suitable for use in the preparation of risottos.
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  • Scamorza: a key product in the kitchen

    Scamorza is a pasta filata cheese, originally from the Campania region, although it is produced throughout the south, in some regions of central Italy and beyond. It is one of the tastiest cheeses and is often used in cooking, precisely because of its strong and decisive taste. Moreover, if it is used in hot dishes it melts easily, giving a decidedly appetising and stringy appearance.
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  • Cooked ham: quality and properties

    Cooked ham is an Italian product obtained by cooking the appropriately salted leg of pork. In some cases, the cooked ham may also be flavoured with herbs and spices.
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  • Extra virgin olive oil: what it is and why it is important

    Extra virgin olive oil means the result of olive processing, more precisely the result of pressing olives exclusively by mechanical means. There is also an acronym for this product, in fact, EVO oil means precisely this specific category of olive oil.
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  • Cheeses in pregnancy: which ones you can eat, which ones to avoid

    In this guide we discuss cheese during pregnancy: can you eat it? Which ones should be avoided? Why is it said that cheese in pregnancy is bad for you? You will find the answers to all these questions as you continue reading the article.
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  • Christmas hampers or Christmas gifts: what do they consist of?

    As the festive season approaches, we all see Christmas hampers around to give to friends and relatives; we have all given or received at least one, but if we hear about Christmas hampers, do we know what they mean? How do you compose quality Christmas hampers and how do you choose the products? We answer all these questions in this article, prepared in anticipation of your Christmas presents.
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