Cook Italian

Here we celebrate the strong bonds between the engineers who design and build Bertazzoni appliances, the great agricultural traditions of the region and the unique depth and character of Italian cooking.

Cooking with a food probe

The food probe - provided for with some of Bertazzoni latest generation ovens - is a very useful device for the control of the internal cooking temperature of any type of meat or fish in the oven. It...

Induction vs gas

The choice between an induction and a gas hob is not a simple one, as it depends on your needs and habits.

Pizza Margherita

It is said that, in June 1889, Neapolitan chef Raffaele Esposito created the first pizza Margherita in honour of Queen Margherita of Savoy, using ingredients that had the same colours of the Italian...

Apple pancakes

Apple pancakes are a simple and extremely tasty dessert. Together with chiacchiere, they are a typical Carnival treat. The tradition of making pancakes - with different ingredients according to the...

Polenta with fondue and boletus mushrooms

Polenta has been for centuries the staple food in the daily diet of ordinary people in northern and central Italy. Polenta still plays an important role in the winter diet of these regions. There are...

Scicli - Saint Joseph’s cavalcade

The great Sicilian writer Elio Vittorini wrote that Scicli was "possibly the most beautiful small town in the world." Other major Italian writers have celebrated it, including Piovene, Brandi,...

Pairing dishes with olive oil

Typical produce of the Mediterranean area, extra-virgin olive oil - obtained from the mechanical pressing of olives - is a key ingredient of the Mediterranean diet, with its high content of...

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