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Pizza Making Master Class – Event

Gianfranco Soncini and Massimo teach us how to make authentic Italian pizzas and breads at the Adriatic Pizza Making Master Class. Thank you to those who joined us in our pizza-making class with Molino Soncini Cesare Flours. We had great fun learning the secrets of pizza making. Here is a home recipe from the Molino […]

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Barista Essential Toolkit

Motta Metallurgica, makers of fine metal household products, have made a name for themselves producing excellent quality barista equipment for coffee making. Their product range offers full-kit barista equipment and individual items. We explore the range in light of the everyday necessities that any professional or at-home barista would use. Milk Jug Milk jugs are used […]

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[Recipe] The perfect weeknight pasta

Spaghettini Aglio Olio with Calabrese Peperoncino This traditional Italian pasta from Calabria in southern Italy is a favourite of Natalie (28), a law graduate, and Dale (30), research analyst in the finance industry. The couple, who live in Johannesburg and both have Italian heritage (Natalie in Padua, Veneto; Dale near Caserta, Campagnia) share a love […]

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The Best Blogs & Websites for Italophiles

We’ve selected a list of some great blogs and websites (in English) about Italian food and culture for you to enjoy! Got your favourites? Do let us know in the comments section below. Here are some of ours, in no particular order… ITALY Magazine www.italymagazine.com This website from ITALY Magazine covers everything from where to […]

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Ibis Salumi: Combining Traditional Methods with New Technologies

Recently we compiled an introduction to Italian cold cuts to help you sort your San Daniele from your Parma. So we thought it’s about time we introduced you to some of our preferred suppliers… As a family-run business, Adriatic Trading is committed to serving quality, imported Italian foods to South African tables, whether in your […]

Italian Cold Cuts

An Introduction to Italian Cold Cuts

The sheer variety of salumi (Italian cold cuts) is breathtaking. Salami, prosciutto, salsiccia… these will be familiar to many Italianophiles in South Africa. But then there’s also finocchiona, pancetta, lardo, cacciatore, capocollo, soppressata… and that’s just from pork! Some, like prosciutto, are raw and cured, while others, like mortadella, are cooked. So how do you […]