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Italian Menu Dictionary

Italian Menu Dictionary

There are some items are the menu that may be confusing for the first time diner, here is an overview so you can choose a dish that transports you to Italy. We are thrilled to have you as our guest and to share our Passion for Pizza with you.

Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers

Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers

Having guests over and need some guidance to make a Nonna approved dish. Between preparing your home to be guest approved, shopping and cooking food it is imperative to have some quick appetizers in your arsenal. Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers are a quick option for an antipasto dish for when you are entertaining. It is so simple and your guests will love the refreshing bite. Sounds easy enough?

The Ultimate Olive Oil Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Olive Oil Cheat Sheet

Olive oil packs major flavour upgrade to any dish. It helps to enhance spicy or sweet dishes being such a full bodied oil but is guilt free with its many health benefits. The benefits for olive oil are an endless list for beauty, health and cooking. There are so many different grades and types of olive oils it is great to be able to differentiate between them. 

Bruschetta Revealed

Bruschetta Revealed

Bruschetta is a quick option for an antipasto dish for when you are entertaining. The base is simple and you will want to take some bread slices rub them with garlic and either char them on the grill or lightly toast them in the oven. Sounds easy enough?

De-Coding Pasta

De-Coding Pasta

One of my favourite things is the adventure of experiencing a new culture by visiting different cultural restaurants.  Let me take you on a tour through the Italian customs and the types of pastas so that you are feeling confident to order like a real Italiano in any Italian restaurant. 

Antonino Esposito visits NOVO Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Antonino Esposito visits NOVO Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Antonino Esposito visits NOVO Pizzeria & Wine Bar

NOVO Recipes: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

NOVO Recipes: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is a traditional pasta from Southern Italy in Napoli. The dish is a simple spaghetti with garlic and olive oil.

What is Burrata, and why should I try it?

What is Burrata, and why should I try it?

Burrata, a word that tickles the salivary glands of foodies around the world. Made of a delightful medley of mozzarella and cream, this fresh Italian cheese has become extremely popular in recent years.