Country: Italy

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November 3, 2020

By Peg Kern

A History of Sandwiches and a Sandwich Recipe

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Food History, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, Italy, USA

It's national sandwich day, and we're asking ourselves: do sandwiches exist in the cuisine of every country in the world? What defines a sandwich? Does a wrap count? What about a sandwich in pita? A burrito? A spring roll? A crepe? Let's make things easier and say that to be a sandwich, it has to have something 'sandwiched' between two pieces of bread. One piece of bread folded over doesn't… Read
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October 27, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Memories: My First Trip to Italy

Filed Under  Destination Features, What's Up at TIK, Italy

It's hard not to wax nostalgic about travel these days. As the effects of COVID-19 keep us all at home, with no clear indication of when we'll be able to travel again, those of us with wanderlust turn our minds to fond memories of trips past. I have been thinking increasingly of my first trip to Italy, when I was a university student taking part in a study abroad program… Read
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October 6, 2020

By Peg Kern

Autumn in Italy: Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe

Filed Under  Recipes, Italy

We eat soup year round, but there is something about soup in the fall and winter that is particularly appealing. And if you pair that with autumnal produce – in this case mushrooms – it is a match made in heaven! Our favorite fall soups feature what you would expect from the fall harvest. Mushrooms of course, but also plenty of squash, root vegetables, and even apples! This soup is… Read
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July 7, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Inspirations: Visiting Rome on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, Italy

We are often asked what our favorite destinations for the best cooking vacations are, and as I explained in our recent video (see below!), that is a hard question to answer. But in an effort to inspire you, we are going to feature some of our personal favorites. For me, there is only one place to start: Rome! I have always been of the opinion that whatever part of Italy… Read
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June 10, 2020

By Peg Kern

Announcing New Online Cooking Classes from Italy with TIK!

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, What's Up at TIK, Italy

We are thrilled to announce that The International Kitchen is now offering online cooking classes from Italy. Our online cooking classes include amazing, authentic Italian recipes, lessons in English for your convenience, and a variety of dishes to suit your tastes. You can book a class for yourself, pending availability, or for you and your friends and family. Why not cook and visit with your loved ones during a virtual… Read
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June 1, 2020

By Peg Kern

Supplí al Telefono - Recipe for Fried Roman Rice Balls

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Recipes, Italy

One of our favorite types of Roman street food to eat are Supplí al telefono, a type of fried rice ball that is very like the more widely known arancini, which hail from Sicily. Supplî are a perfect and hearty little snack, consisting of leftover risotto formed into an oblong ball, stuffed with cheese, and then breaded and fried. You can find supplí throughout Rome in local "Pizza al taglio"… Read
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