Cooking pork with fruit has always been popular in Italy. In this wonderful recipe, the strong taste of the pork chops, combined with the sweetness of figs, provide a harmonious combination that will delight your taste buds and amaze your guests.
'Secondo' is the principal course in the Italian menu, it follows appetizers and 'Primo', and is usually meat or, especially, fish (90% of Italy is surrounded by the Mediterranean sea so fish is a particular favourite).
...sugary dried fruit is a great source of quick energy and is rich in fibers, mineral salts and vitamins.
...chips were invented out of spite for a customer who kept on complaining that his potatoes were cut too thick.
...honey tastes great on cheese: just cut a piece of savoury cheese and drizzle it with some honey.
...some tasty anchovies can make your usual pizza a wonderful food experience?
holidays & special events
Some recipes are special, so special they have to be reserved for special occasions. Here you’ll find the dishes Italians enjoy at Christmas, Easter or on special days such as birthdays, anniversaries or other celebrations.