Bread Dipping Appetizer

Bread Dipping Appetizer

Italian Herbs and Spices, the essentials

Herbs and Spices essential to the art of Italian cuisine

Each region of Italy has its own culinary specialities and different and unique ways of presenting and preparing some of the most commonly known Italian dishes. However, though there may be additional ingredients that are particular to a certain region there are some generic herbs and spices that are used in almost all Italian cuisine.

One of the most well used a distinctively flavoured herbs used in Italy is Basil. Along with Oregano it is used to flavour many different recipes and dishes. It is the main ingredient in pesto, adds distinction to salads, and salad dressing. It is also used in the preparation of breads, and most traditional Italian pasta sauces, not to mention in marinades.

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