DeLallo Eats – Tips & Techniques


Cooking with Tomatoes

This article explores the argument of fresh tomatoes versus their canned counterpart. When is fresh preferred? What are the drawbacks of using canned? Both taste and texture all depend on

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Cooking with Rosemary

Throughout history and literature, rosemary (rosmarino, in Italian) has been associated with a variety of qualities and virtues, and inspired a host of poetic associations. In ancient mythology, the nine

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Canning Tomatoes for Passata

The pleasure of eating tomatoes from your own garden all year-round requires the delightfully messy and fun operation called passata, canning cooked pureed tomatoes. Once upon the time, there were

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Cooking with Sage

“Salve!” is one of the most common ways to greet someone in Italy – more or less the equivalent to “Hi!” in the United States. The Italian word for sage,

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How To: Homemade Bread

Bread is said to be one of the most important, though often overlooked, components of a good, Italian meal. In this article, we take you through some of the DOs

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Zuppa: Soup’s On!

Just the smell of soup can alter your mood to happiness immediately. That may be why the Italian word for soup, zuppa, rolls off your tongue so easily. The Ultimate

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Cooking with Thyme

One of the many fresh herbs used in many Italian kitchens. The aromatic flavor of thyme complements Southern Italian sauces of hot peppers and eggplants, as well as being a

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How To: Homemade Fresh Pasta

Recipe: Fresh Italian Egg Pasta My mother never measured anything… especially flour when it came to making pasta. Each time we made pasta, I would have my little notebook out and

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Perciatelli all'Amatriciana

How To: Sauce and Serve Pasta

Behind every great pasta is a great sauce. But it’s not just the sauce’s flavor that matters, but when and how the sauce and come together. Correctly saucing your pasta is the

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Cooking with Bay Leaves

Sacred to Zeus in ancient Greek mythology, the laurel tree (also known as the bay laurel or the bay tree) is omnipresent in the Mediterranean region. Long before biblical times,

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