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Cicchetti: What exactly is it and how the heck do you pronounce it?

Cicchetti. Say what? Here’s how: chee-KET-tee. Cicchetti. Say it again. There ya go. But what is it? CICCHETTI are little snacks served in hole-of the-wall restaurants in Venice. They usually include tiny sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and small servings of seafood and meat. Similar to Spanish tapas, cicchetti can be made into a full meal …

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Cacio e Pepe: Fun to Say, Delicious to Eat

Italian language lesson of the day Cacio e Pepe.  Literally meaning “cheese and pepper,” cacio e pepe is a wonderfully simple, yet delicious, Italian recipe. Though it uses just a few ingredients, there’s a very specific way to make it. Done right, you’ll have a lusciously creamy sauce. It might take you a few tries, but …

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Know The Difference Between These Italian Eateries

Picture it. You’re in Italy. Rome to be exact. You’re trying to decide where you’d like to eat dinner, but there’s just so many darn choices! And to make matters worse (or better?) there’s a slew of eating establishments. And they’ve all got fancy sounding names! But are they all white tablecloths and fancy wine …

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