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Salumi Breakdown

Italy is famous for her salumi, which came about directly as a result of la cucina povera. Needing to stretch ingredients and make meat last, peasants resorted to curing (or sometimes cooking) meat, resulting in the delicious variety of cured and cooked meats available in Italy today.

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Outlandish eats in Rome

While Rome doesn't lack traditional family-run trattorie where heaping plates of carbonara and saltimbocca are the norm, it also offers its fair share of likably weird "space oddities" with a more oddball approach to cuisine and setting. Ever dined among ancient...

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Amari

The Italian tradition of amari is steeped in centuries of history. Amari are a group of Italian liqueurs made from herbs and plants mixed with an alcoholic base.

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