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Italian Lentil Soup

Italian Lentil Soup Italian Lentil soup is a great dish at any time but during New Year’s celebration, lentils or lenticchie in Italian are served.  Lentils are thought to bring good luck and prosperity so it is an Italian custom to eat lentils at New Year’s. Here’s a lentil soup with sausage recipe that is […]

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Ribollita Ribollita is a famous Tuscan soup, a hearty potage made with bread and vegetables. There are many variations but the main ingredients always include leftover bread, cannellini beans and inexpensive vegetables such as carrot, cabbage, beans, silverbeet, cavolo nero, and onion. Its name literally means “reboiled”. Like most Tuscan cuisine, the soup has peasant […]

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Stracciatella Soup

Stracciatella Soup Stracciatella (Italian pronunciation: [strattʃaˈtɛlla]; in Italian, a diminutive of straccia (“rag” or “shred”) meaning “a little shred”, coming from the verb “stracciare”, to tear; plural, stracciatelle) is a term used for three different types of Italian food: Stracciatella (soup), an egg drop soup which is popular in central Italy. Stracciatella (ice cream), a […]

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