Caesar Salad was invented on the 4th of July by a man named Cesare Cardini.
On the year 1924, the Italian American restaurateur ran its business in Tijuana, Mexico, to escape the madness of Prohibitionism. Having run out of food for the weekend, Mr. Cesare ingeniously crafted a daily special using olive oil, eggs, romaine lettuce and bread for his hungry customers. The dish became an instant success and was exported to the US as the Caesar Salad we know today.
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Pastiera Napoletana is an Italian pie, traditionally baked on Maundy Friday and consumed on Easter Sunday. Its origins trace back to Roman times, when eggs, ricotta cheese and wheat would be mixed together to celebrate the coming of Spring.
The cake, as we know it today, was supposedly rediscovered in the XVII Century by the nuns of San Gregorio Armeno, a convent in the city of Naples, that made it famous by adding orange blossom water, candied fruits and spices to the original version.
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Here’s the recipe for the Authentic Pesto alla Genovese!
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Misspelled and often mispronounced, Bruschetta (to pronounce as bru’skétta) is one of the oldest food preparations in Italy.
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Here’s the Recipe for the Authentic Italian Pizza!
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