“Cavolo” (cà·vo·lo, the stress on the “a”) i.e. cabbage is a common and healthy ingredient in many recipes of the Italian cuisine. It is included in the cancer prevention diet, and despite the bad smell it releases, due to the presence of sulphur compounds, it’s employed as a side dish, in potages, in vegetable pies and so forth.… Letter “C” :: Cavoli a merenda | Cabbage for tea? Really!
When we talk about food and cooking, the word “bianco” [biàn·co], white, is frequently used in the phrase “in bianco” and it means plain food without any colored sauces or additional spices.… Letter “B” :: (in) Bianco
In every single Italian house there is – at least – one. More often than not, many of them, in different sizes.… Letter “M” :: Set the Moka on fire!
The word confetti /kənˈfetiː/ is synonym for celebration. But don’t get confused with those tiny colourful paper shreds that are thrown at parties.… Did you say “Confetti”?
Words don’t come easy, an old 80’s tune said. Not for us here at Appetibilis. Words come far too easy because – I soon realised – when I devised the idea of this Appetibilis column, it was no use following the draft I had written. … Letters’ Anniversary 2016