Pecorino cheese, exponent of the Italian gastronomic tradition.

With a persistent aroma and flavor, pecorino cheese originates in Sardinia, in the south of Italy, from where it derives its name: pecoraes - sheep in Italian. Characterized by its thick crust, this cheese is made with cooked or raw sheep’s milk. Its flavor is described as spicy and salty, with an aroma of hay and straw. In Italy there’s a...

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Salvia, a unique aroma for Italian cuisine.

Mediterranean cuisine is recognized worldwide for the use of aromatic plants that offer unique flavors, improving and highlighting the rest of the ingredients that make up each dish, bringing to them a characteristic personality. The sage is one of the most valued aromatic plants of our romagnola gastronomic tradition. Nowadays it's better...

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Speck: Smoked ancestral ham.

Considered as a unique type of ham due to its unique flavor extracted from careful preparation and its dark color. Speck ham is one of the most remarkable ingredients in Italian food. Pulled out from the best pieces of pork leg and made with ancient techniques such as “light smoked” and “salt aging”, Speck ham take us through the...

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Arborio Rice. The key ingredient for traditional Italian risotto

In Cenacolo we love cooking with the best of the Italian cuisine, for that reason, one of our ingredients is as versatile as delicious. We talk about the Arborio rice, from the Arborio area in Vercelli in northern Italy, where it emerged since 1946. Considered among others, one of the most popular dishes in Mediterranean gastronomy, you can...

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Burrata: more than a velvety cheese

One of the most used cheeses in Italian cuisine is burrata, a name derived from its resemblance to butter, burro in Italian; Its creamy and smooth texture is very similar. Its origin is relatively recent compared to the traditional Italian cheeses. Without there being unanimity in the specific geographical point, many versions coincide in...

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Edible flowers: nature on your palate

Different cultures around the world, such as Italian, have incorporated into their cuisine the use of fresh flowers in their dishes, turning this contribution into a trend in gourmet food. Edible flowers are not only used as colorful and decorative elements in the dishes; they must be carefully selected so that their flavor is compatible with...

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Rosemary, the Mediterranean essence

The use of spices in Mediterranean cuisine is world-renowned for having succulent properties, which stand out by combining them each others, obtaining exquisite flavors and scents that revolutionize the palate again and again. Like many other fresh elements, spices are indispensable for Italian cuisine, and rosemary is one of the best-kept...

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Fresh Seafood Products

The marine ingredients have an exquisite flavor, offer a wide variety of sensations and pairing to the palate. To create an excellent dish of the sea and obtain unique gastronomic experiences, it is very important to take care of its freshness. As connoisseurs of Italian cuisine, we always include fresh products to offer flavors and aromas that...

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Basil: a traditional flavor in Italian cuisine

Italian cuisine traditionally uses foods with high nutrient content and with great properties like as basil, whose nutritional characteristics are the same when fresh or dry. Its ease of growing in pots and planters is one of the main reasons for its popularity and because it does not require any special care. Also, in Italy, it is considered...

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Organic egg: a way to respect traditions

Eating a well-balanced diet is essential for an excellent quality of life. However, sometimes the food we eat does not contain the necessary nutrients for our body because of its mass production, this is the case of animal- origin proteins, especially eggs. Besides mass production processes altering the natural benefits of the egg,  it changes...

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