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Charcuterie is Food Art

What does Charcuterie Mean? The word Charcuterie derives from 15th-century French origins. The term comes from two French words: “Chair” which means “flesh,” and “cuit” which means “cooked.” It is a fancy word for cured meat. Historically people used all of the meat and left nothing to waste. The meat was put through a preservation …

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espresso cheese

Sartori Espresso BellaVitano Cheese

A Sartori-family original, the Bellavitano cheese is inspired by traditional, Italian farmstead cheese. Unique to Wisconsin, Bellavitano cheese features a rich and creamy texture with a great, crave-able taste reminiscent of an aged, premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese balanced by a full-flavored Parmesan. This Bellavitano cheese is then hand-rubbed with freshly roasted espresso, creating a truly …

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The Cotechino is universally recognized as the father of the Zampone or pig’s trotter stuffed with chopped, seasoned meat. Its name derives from “cotica” which means the pig’s rind. The idea of stuffing the meat of the pig in a small casing made from the pig’s intestines was a very antique and effective method for preservation. More …

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Italian Croissant

Making the Perfect Cornetti (Italian Croissant)

While croissants are known for being a staple in French cuisine, many are surprised to learn that they actually originated in Austria. Initially called kipfel, croissants are incredibly popular throughout Europe and often are enjoyed along with a cup of coffee. This popular pastry is traditionally made using a simple dough that is folded multiple …

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