Daily Life In Italy

Traditional Panzanella Salad Recipe – Straight from Italy (+ helpful tips)

Panzanella (often called Italian bread salad or panzanella salad) is a classic summer dish in Italy. It combines leftover ingredients like yesterday’s bread with fresh, in-season vegetables.    You’ll find it on the menu in Italy in the summer, and it’s easy to make at home too! Panzanella  is a piatto povero or ‘poor man’s …

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Gluten-Free Panzanella – An Easy & Delicious Recipe

One of Italy’s beloved summer dishes (along with classics like insalata caprese) is panzanella. It combines leftover ingredients like yesterday’s bread with fresh, in-season vegetables.    If you’re gluten-free, panzanella is off-limits due to the bread, but we’ve got a simple substitute. Now you can have gluten-free panzanella with this easy and delicious recipe! Good …

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Stuzzichini – The Scoop on Italy’s Appetizers (+ Pronunciation)

Stuzzichini Meaning Stuzzichini are Italy’s version of appetizers or hors d’œvres. You can also think of them as finger foods, snacks, or nibbles.  In Italy, you’ll sometimes hear them called spuntini. Good To Know: The singular of stuzzichini is stuzzichino. The word stuzzichino comes from the Italian verb ‘stuzzicare’ – to ‘whet,’ or ‘whet your …

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How To Make Aperol Spritz – An Italian’s Guide

The weather here in Italy is getting milder and that leads to thoughts of spring and outdoor terraces in the sun sipping, what else?… Aperol spritz, a classic Italian cocktail. Aperol spritz is Italy’s most popular aperitif and it’s perfect for your happy hour.  It’s bright, colorful, really refreshing and doesn’t contain too much alcohol. …

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