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CUCINA ITALIANA: The Ligurian Recipes – “Torta Cappuccina Genovese”

The cappuccina cake is a savory pie typical of Genoa, prepared with crazy dough, a filling of raw chard and Genoese quagliata. Called “turta de gee” in dialet, this rustic cake is prepared with a few simple ingredients but it is very tasty and also fast.

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When we talk about Pesto Sauce, there is no need for presentations, we know what we are dealing with. It is different when you want to prepare it at home because transforming the basil leaf and the other ingredients is a real art. To get a good pesto you need, in addition to the first quality ingredients, small tricks.

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OLIVE WORKING: “Crush” the olives in the oil mill

A perfect Extra Virgin Olive Oil it is obtained from the best processing before the “crushing” of the olives in the mill. Take for granted cleaning and hygiene of machines and environments, the extraction systems and the operations involved in the various phases will make a certain difference: temperature control, water quality, set up of centrifugal separators.

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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: Transport and Storage of Olives after Harvesting

We have arrived at the last stages that precede work at the Frantoio. They are of fundamental importance: in transport, those who want to save the integrity of the product avoid bagging olives, preferring stackable containers that allow good air circulation.

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The olive maturation is decisive for the purpose of controlling the quality characteristics of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil and for the value of the final product.

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The biscuits with olive oil are biscuits made with a shortcrust pastry in which the butter is replaced by Taggiasco Extra Virgin Olive Oil. For this recipe it is advisable to use an Taggiasco Extra Virgin Olive Oil with a light and fruity taste to not weigh down the dough and to obtain a delicate taste. The biscuits in oil are crumbly and are excellent to soak in milk for breakfast.

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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: The form of Breeding of the Olive Tree Plant

The choice of the form of breeding of olive trees aims to give a functional skeletal structure to new plants, or, in the case of restructuring, to old plants, which undergo a substantial modernization.

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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: Properties and Benefits.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a precious vegetable oil considered elixir of long life because it has important beneficial properties and at the same time befits both sweet and salty recipes.

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CUCINA ITALIANA: The Italian Recipes – Stroscia di Pietrabruna, Liguria Region sweet typical with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Stroscia di Pietrabruna, typical Ligurian dessert characterized by the taste of extra virgin olive oil from the province of Imperia. Dried sweet focaccia with an intense scent of lemon and aromatic herbs in vermouth.

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The Queen. This variety is one of the most renowned for the production of extra virgin olive oil and one of the best table olives, because the fruit, despite its small size, is very tasty. It is cultivated in a limited territory in the Liguria Region.

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