Italians eat quite simply at breakfast time, coffee is essential and generally in the form of a quick espresso, caffe al latte, or cappuccino. Accompanying the morning coffee ritual might be a cornetto, a few cookies, or a small roll with jam – nothing at all elaborate. The lavish breakfast buffets at Italian hotels are intended for istranieri, foreigners….
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Marinara sauce is an essential in any Italian pantry and so easy to make at home. With is recipe you can always have a top quality sauce at hand and never rely on a jar again. The finished sauce largely depends upon the quality of canned tomato one uses. I strictly use peeled San Marzano tomatoes imported from Campania Italy; not San Marzano style. The San Marzano variety has a thicker flesh and fewer seeds than the standard Roma tomato. Authentic San Marzano tomatoes will have a DOP emblem on a the label, identifying them as being genuine as designated by the Italian Government or European Union….