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Roast Beef the Italian Way

  Well, for starters, roast beef ends up being called “ross biff” in Italian, and not only does it lose the “T” in the pronounciation, it also loses the oven.  Meaning …. roast beef in Italy tends to be cooked … Continue reading

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Pizzaiola for a quick mid-week dinner

The connection between the adjective ‘pizzaiola’ and pizza is that of their both being from Naples in origin and of three ingredients that were the staple for a neapolitan pizza: tomato sauce, garlic and oregano. Carne alla pizzaiola means cooking … Continue reading

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