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Delicious Picotta Recipe

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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Introduction to an Italian Flavor Style

The authentic Italian flavor known as “picotta/piccata” is a distinct and very tasteful combination of capers, lemon juice, wine and parsley. The bold flavors of each of the ingredients listed under this recipe are held by a strong bond to each other. They are further brought out with the addition of tasty butter and chicken stock and when combined altogether, they make for a smooth, delicious sauce that is perfect over any dinner dish. 

3 Crostone Recipes: Easy, Sophisticated, Italian Appetizers

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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The word “crostone” is derived from the Italian “crostino,” which means “little crusts” (of bread). The bread can either be toasted or grilled, and can be topped with a variety of toppings like meats, cheeses, and veggies. This dish is usually served as an appetizer or as a snacks.

Crostone is just simply the larger form of crostino. Instead of using small-bite sized pieces, crostone uses bigger pieces of bread as a vehicle for the toppings.

Parsley vs Cilantro: How To Tell The Difference

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

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Learning to cook entails becoming familiar with several types of herbs. You probably cook with basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, and other leafy herbs on a regular basis. This doesn’t mean that you know what they look like in the wild, however. I’m perfectly happy to admit that I’m very much in this category. If a basil plant sprung up in my backyard I would never recognize it.