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 italian traditional starter

italian starter

salamiThe Italian starter is the traditional starter in Italy. More than a recipe is a set of italian food recipes: it is  a choice of dried meats  as bresaola of Valtellina (see beef meat cut 18) a beef salami or carne salada  (see beef meat cut 19)  raw and cooked hams, various salamis, among them Culatello and Mortadella cannot be avoided.

agliettiThe meats in the Italian starter are served with preserved vegetables: the greatrussian salad classic are the Giardiniera, the Russian salad and the mushrooms canned in olive oil. We propose  also the "aglietti" typical from Piacenza , but common also throughout all the Emilia Romagna and courgette/zucchinis.

These are all products that you can buy ready made, but take a look to the recipes to prepare them: you will discover them easy and fast!

piadinaCold cuts and vegetables served with regional breads, or if you prefer to piadina from Romagna. Also in this case, you can try to make the recipe...  


popular Italian starter: here culatello salami, more common is prosciutto, combined with melon, salami and figs

italian summer starter

Here below is a link to a page with  description with pictures of the most common salamis used for making the Italian starter:

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 italian starter

italian starter  

italian starter

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