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Orecchiette with Pesto

Ingredients (serves 2-3 people): 6 ounces Orecchiette 2 Sweet Red Pepper Hulls, chopped 1/4 cup Almonds, chopped 1/2 teaspoon spicy Peperoncino Mix For the Basil Pesto:  2 cups washed Basil Leaves1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese 1/4 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1 Garlic Clove 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Lemon, juices 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/4 […]

18.07.2018

Vegetarian Green Fettuccine

A great vegetarian pasta for any season. Easy, light, healthy and delicious… Ingredients1/2 pound Homestyle Egg Fettuccine 1 large bunch Broccolini 1 + 1/2 cups Parsley 1/2 cup White Wine Vinegar 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup Mascarpone 1/4 cup Filtered Water 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper MAKE THE […]

16.07.2018
San Marzano Tomatoes DOP

San Marzano Tomatoes DOP

  San Marzano tomatoes are the most famous plum tomato to come out of Italy. They are grown in the rich volcanic soil at the base of Mount Vesuvius, which gives them a sweet flavor and low acidity. It is said that the first seed of this tomato came to Campania in 1770, as a gift […]

14.05.2018
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Vermicelli “Principe Di Napoli” with Black Olives

Vermicelli is a traditional type of pasta, very similar to spaghetti but slightly thinner; the only thing separating one from another is the degree of thinness. Vermicelli noodles are quick-cooking and good with countless flavors, and used all around the world in a diversity of pasta recipes. The two main types of vermicelli pasta are: […]

02.05.2018

Easter a Time to Create Wonderful Memories…

Easter is always a special occasion to gather with friends and family and celebrate all the good things that the season brings. Italians love to celebrate with a large family meal where Nona’s lasagna or Mama’s Lamb are the highlight at the dinner table. And kids of all ages love Easter celebrations as well… Mainly […]

23.03.2018

Escarole Soup with Organic Cannellini Beans

Soup will always be a favorite comfort food. And when the ingredients are wholesome and organic you can definitely taste the difference. Organic Cannellini Beans are always a healthy choice and an essential part of the Mediterranean diet. In  this recipe you can include Flora’s Organic Cannellini Beans and you will taste the difference. Our […]

08.03.2018

Benefits of Olive Oil

A lot of benefits have been associated with olive oil. Olive oil is a monounsaturated oil obtained from the Olea Europaea tree which is found mostly in Asia, the Mediterranean basin, and Africa. Olive oil is extracted by pressing olives – a small, oval-shaped bitter fruit with a pit, black when ripe and green when […]

16.01.2018

How Food Plays a Big Part in Everyday Italian Lifestyle

Italy is home to one of the richest cultures in the world. With a long history preceding the Renaissance period, one of the prominent features of the Italian lifestyle is the food. Italians place a high premium on their food, and much emphasis is placed on what to eat, how to cook it, and when […]

05.01.2018
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Homemade Rosemary San Marzano Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese “Fries”

Rosemary San Marzano Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Fries. Hello comfort food! Nothing says comfort food to us like a Rosemary tomato soup and grilled cheese “fries”. Flora San Marzano D.O.P. Tomatoes are authentic San Marzano tomatoes. Labeled with the official Denominazione d’Origine Protetta label and packed fresh from harvest, Flora San Marazano D.O.P. Ingredients […]

01.08.2017

Flora Egg Tagliatelle Shrimp Asparagus Creme’

Egg pasta brings to life an abundance of flavors when combining it’s rich taste with a standard cream sauce. Tossing asparagus and a touch of  the sea with shrimp adds to the elegance and grace of this fine pasta dish. Most traditional, Italian American pasta dishes withhold vegetables from their cream-based sauces, but together you’ll […]

07.03.2017
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Flora Chicken Bacon Pesto Rolls

A wonderful product that brings out the true taste of Northern Italy is Pesto Genovese.  A stuffing a chicken breast with this delicious and authentic product along with a fine mozzarella cheese will makes a perfect meal for your family. And who doesn’t love bacon? Nothing will keep your family dinner rolling like this recipe. […]

21.02.2017
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4 Musicians That Will Bring Italy To Your Dinner Table

When you decide that you’re going to cook Italian, what better way to really infuse yourself in the culture than to experience some authentic music.  We’ve all sat down in your classic Italian restaurant and heard “That’s Amore” and “Tarantella”, but the Italian dinner experience is more than just the stereotypes that Americans have grown […]

10.01.2017