Category: Italian

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Arrabiata

Arrabiata or Arrabbiata sauce is a type of hot and spicy tomato based sauce used in pasta made with tomatoes, garlic and red chili peppers. The name came from the Italian word “Arrabbiata” which...

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Manicotti

Manicotti is an Italian American crepe filled with ricotta cheese mixed with cooked chopped spinach and sometimes minced veal, it is then topped with marinara sauce and a mixture of cheeses like Romano, Parmesan...

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Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Funghi

Pasta in Italy is like rice in Asia this means that anything Asians can do with their rice the Italians can with their pasta, even more. As a child I always thought that the...

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Spaghetti Mare e Monti

As the name suggest the flavours of this dish is a combination of ingredients from the mountains (monte) such as mushrooms and sea (mare) such as prawns. A classic Italian pasta dish that uses...

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Italia Square (Auckland, New Zealand)

We dined in here one lunch time after our planning session, it was the nearest nice restaurant from where we had our planning. It was advised by the host of our planning day that...

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Meatball Sub

Sub also called a submarine sandwich, hero, grinder, baguette or hoagie is a sandwich made out of a long bread roll filled with different sorts of meats, cheese, vegetables and sauces. This type of...

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Spaghetti Bolognese

Bolognese (Italian) or Bolognaise (French) is a meat based pasta sauce flavoured with a small amount of tomatoes or tomato paste. This dish originated in Bologna, Italy and it dates back since the 15th century....

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Creamy Bacon and Spinach Gnocchi

If you love creamy pasta dishes then this Creamy Bacon and Spinach Gnocchi is so right for you, the salty crispy bacon and in creamy sauce that coats the potato gnocchi is a pleasure...