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Spaghetti with Organic Sauce: a simple and healthy dish for your lunch break

Every day I am in search of the authentic taste of simple things, especially after a long morning at work I was craving a good and simple steaming pasta with a tasty but delicate flavor. Of course, I had no doubts what I should have prepared, Spaghetti with Gentile organic sauce!

I decided to use Ma’Kaira spaghetti chitarra because of its nutritional properties. As I was going back to work after lunch, I did not want to feel heavy after eating but I still wanted to get the right amount of energy to keep being productive throughout the day.

Ma’Kaira spaghetti is a great choice, due to the high percentage of fibers and the presence of barley, it is highly digestible. This pasta consists indeed of 90% semolina durum wheat and 10% naked barley grains, whose husk falls easily without any polishing process, leaving a single grain full of nutrient. This makes Ma’Kaira spaghetti very rich in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants.

Since I did not have much time to cook during lunch break, I found a good and healthy alternative way, using Gentile Pappa e Pomodoro ready sauce. This organic sauce is very light but full of nutrients as it consists of Italian vegetables from organic farming that are carefully selected and preserved without any additives. This is also a perfect substitute for those who do not eat meat or do not particularly enjoy eating vegetables.

For a final healthy touch, I added a few drizzles of Laudemio extra virgin olive oil, a high-quality oil produced in the Italian Tuscany region that has a very authentic and fruity taste and pairs very well with Gentile veggie sauce.

This dish of great simplicity only takes 12 minutes to prepare, thus perfect to enjoy during lunch break or in the evening after a long and tough day at work. Thanks to this dish you can experience the authentic and genuine flavor of the Italian land while getting the right amount of energy to continue your day without feeling heaviness in your stomach.

Groceries shopping during quarantine

In the middle of this pandemic, we know how hard it can be for foreigners during their quarantine to buy groceries in an easy and accessible way.

Especially for new comers that are still not familiar with the local language or still do not have local credit cards, we have designed a foreign-friendly online shop providing a wide range of Italian delicacies ready to be delivered to your place.

Our shop allows you to shop entirely in English through different payment methods: PayPal, foreign credit cards, and Coinbase Commerce (crypto currencies) and more.

Find more about our range of products on our website and feel free to contact us for any question or curiosity.

A Salad with Tiny Peaches

Spring and the nice weather are approaching and people are starting to enjoy the fresh air and the outdoors again.

After a good running workout, what is better than having a light but nutrient salad rich in fibers, polyphenols, with a final touch of a healthy extra virgin olive oil and mineral salt!

We are going to tell you a secret to make your salad even more nourishing and crunchy, that will give you an immediate boost of energy and freshness…the Italian Peschiole!

Peschiole are tiny peaches without pit in bitter-sweet, that are removed from the tree even before the pit is formed, processed according to an artisanal technique and conserved with high-quality wine vinegar.

What makes Peschiole special is that they are unique, as they are exclusively produced in the Campania region, in Southern Italy.

Also their texture and flavor are very special, every time you take a little bite you can experience its distintive taste with a hidden note of peach. For those with a more sophisticated palate it will take just a few seconds to find it!

Another important choice is the mineral salt, especially aftr er a long run and much effort, it is very helpful for recharging and rebalance your body and mind.

With a very unique and defined taste, Peschiole go very well with dishes that are rich in flavor and fat, especially with salmon and other meats-based dishes, as well as for making delicious seafood salads. In addition, these tiny peaches help to cleanse the palate between one course and the other to better enjoy different foods in every nuance.

International Shipments

Finally we can reach more customers in other countries as well, beyond South Korea, from this week we are launching international shipments to the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Russia
  • Taiwan
  • US
  • Vietnam

Please note well, we are not shipping cheese, meat and frozen food to the countries mentioned.

However it is possible to order fresh truffles, since we will ship directly from Italy.

For more information send us a message here

La Valle Spaghetti 2 + 1

Starting from today we have a special offer for you! For every purchase of 2 Spaghetti of our pasta brand La Valle, you will receive one more for free (2+1).

We want you to discover more about this Italian authentic pasta with a convenient price that suits everyone’s needs.  

Spaghetti are made according to traditional techniques that preserve the natural proprieties of the grain and consist of a mixture of 100% GMO free fine durum wheat semolina.

After being processed through bronze dies, this pasta is slowly dried at low temperature. The special climate characteristics and cultivation techniques, together with advanced technical means make La Valle pasta a very unique product rich in starches and proteins. 

With a cooking time of 6 to 10 minutes, Spaghetti go perfectly with tomato-based sauces or garlic condiments, along with oil and chili pepper, the perfect choice for making a delicious pasta at an affordable price!

Truffle token is live

In the past months we have learnt how to use blockchain technology to provide a much modern approach to the world of food and especially related to the special world of truffles.

Truffles is the finest food in the world, it is scarce and hard to keep for long time.

By tokenized truffle, we can overcome these limits and have a digital truffle that does not change its quality in few weeks, that is not that scarce and that can be moved at the speed of light across the internet.

We call the digital truffle: Trufflemoney and there is a dedicated site to learn and to use it here

Some technical information

Truffle is a token on Stellar Blockchain because of Stellar property, it is really fast and convenient to use.

To start using Truffle you need just a wallet such as (Lobstr, Solar) and to add Trufflemoney trustline (adding as a custom token). In order to complete these operation you need to have at least 3 Lumens. (Stellar main tokens)

Stellar allows you to trade within your wallet any tokens, which means you can buy Trufflemoney within your wallet from anyone who has it, or from Trufflemoney official account. (after you added the trustline)

This feature of Stellar facilitates the natural token exchanges between people using a decentralized approach. However the user is the only responsible for the trade, the user needs to verify the convenience of the trade and he/she is the only responsible for that operation. Keep in mind the token represents a real commodity that has a price in the world. In fact Trufflemoney value reflects the value of Winter Truffle in the world.

The current value for Winter Truffle all over the world fluctuates around 2~3 $ per gram depending on seasons, scarcity and demand.

Some examples

You could buy in advance Trufflemoney to hold it and use it later.

You could buy Trufflemoney to send as gift to someone, who later could redeem for truffles to eat.

You can buy anything on our site using Trufflemoney as $ dollars. (at the moment we offer 1:1 conversion)

Future developments

As importer and distributors of Italian food, we are looking how to reach a wider audience by using technology.

Trufflemoney is a key tool to reach more truffle lovers around the planet.

In order to do this, our team is working to create a network of truffle producers, truffle importers and dealers so that redeeming your Trufflemoney for truffles will be much easier in the future.

Note Well

Our company has participated in the inception of the idea and the technology related to issuing the tokens, however the Trufflemoney project requires great dedication and that is why it is managed exclusively by truffle.money site and organization.

Our company is a sponsor and one of the first shop to accept the digital tokens.

For more information contact us

Morello Shop and other updates

The new year has just started and we have already made a nice upgrade. Finally our site has got a nice shop which is very foreign friendly comparing to our Korean dedicated online shop.

Why a foreign friendly website?

We know how difficult is for foreigners to do shopping online in Korea, especially for temporary visitors who do not understand the language and who do not have access to the national ids and Korean cards.

Our new shop allows anyone to purchase comfortably using Paypal, credit cards and even Coinbase Commerce (crypto currencies).

Most important the shop is entire in English so our dear foreign friends can now browse the items without language obstacles.

The shop is not just foreign friendly, it is also more focus on global market also with products that we are looking to export from Korea to the world.

For more updates… soon on this site !

Ciao 2021 !

With 2021 just being started, we want to send you our best wishes for a happy and healthy new year! Despite the pandemic is not ended yet, we have exciting plans for this year and hopefully we will introduce new Italian brands and products into the Korean market soon.

We will come back to you soon with more details.

Stay safe!

Burrata Salad

Burrata is a soft and fresh Italian cheese typical of the Apulia region, in Southern Italy. It is made of cow’s milk and fresh cream following traditional and handmade techniques. Thanks to its delicate and creamy flavor burrata is perfect to make delicious salads in contrast with juicy fresh fruits.

Among the best ways to eat burrata cheese is to accompany ripe tomatoes, peaches and chunks of crusty bread, flavored with fresh basil leaves and topped with a drizzle of balsamic and extra virgin olive oil. 

Pasta alla Norma

Originally from the city of Catania, Pasta alla Norma is a traditional vegetarian pasta dish of the Sicilian cuisine, in Southern Italy. It is made of fried eggplants in rich tomato sauce, topped with basil leaves and sprinkled with grated ricotta salata or parmesan cheese.

This savory sauce is usually served as a first dish with short pasta shape such as rigatoni, which can easily collect the tomato sauce, but it can also be deliciously eaten with spaghetti. 

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Originally from Naples, in Campania region, Mozzarella in Carrozza is a typical Italian appetizer easy to prepare. It consists of two slices of bread filled with mozzarella or mozzarella di bufala cheese and sprinkled with breadcrumb. The bread is then dip in the beaten egg and fried. 

Crispy on the outside with a soft and melting heart, Mozzarella in Carrozza is usually served as an appetizer, a single dish or as an Italian aperitif.   

Focaccia

Originated at the times of Etruscans or Ancient Greeks, Focaccia is a traditional street food of Liguria region, in Northern Italy. It consists of a yeasted flat oven-baked bread with crisp crust, which is flavored with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt. 

Focaccia can either be eaten plain or stuffed with different toppings such as herbs, vegetables and cheeses, depending on the regional version. Among the most famous versions is Focaccia di Recco, a very thin sheet of dough stuffed with fresh crescenza cheese. 

It is usually served as a side dish or as an appetizer to accompany cold cuts and sauces and can also be eaten freshly baked as a snack or sandwich. 

Piadina Romagnola

Originally from Emilia-Romagna region, Piadina is a yeast free flatbread sandwich filled with a wide variety of ingredients. Among the most popular ones are sliced tomatoes, fresh lettuce, mozzarella cheese and ham. Piadina also goes very well with Nutella and jam for a sweeter version.

Very fast and easy to prepare, Piadina is one of the most delicious street food of the region.

Pastiera Napoletana

Originally from Campania region, Pastiera is a traditional Italian cake of Neapolitan cuisine. It consists of a whole wheat berries cake mixed with ricotta cheese and flavored with a blend of spices such as orange blossom water and candied fruits. 

It is traditionally prepared and eaten in springtime on Easter day to deliciously end the meal and it can also be served for breakfast or as an accompaniment to afternoon tea. 

Osso Buco alla Milanese

Originally from Milan, in Lombardia region, Osso Buco is a typical Italian meat dish consisting of tender braised veal shanks seasoned with gremolata, a blend of garlic, parsley and lemon zest, which enhances the taste of meat.

Osso Buco is traditionally accompanied by saffron-scented Risotto alla Milanese and it is served as the main dish of the meal. 

Spaghetti alla Bottarga

Traditionally used as a bargaining chip since Roman times, Bottarga is originally from Sardinia region. The main ingredient is bottarga di muggine (mullet roe), which is flavored with garlic, extra virgin olive oil, parsley and a pinch of pepper.

Bottarga is commonly served as a simple but savory first dish, gently grated on the top of spaghetti pasta. 

Pesto alla Genovese

Pesto alla Genovese is a traditional Italian pasta sauce originating in Liguria region, in Northern Italy. It consists of fresh basil leaves blended with extra virgin olive oil, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, pine nuts and seasoned with garlic and salt.

Pesto sauce is traditionally eaten as a first dish with Ligurian trofie and trenette pasta shapes, but it is also delicious with fettuccine, spaghetti and linguine. 

Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino

Originally from Naples, in Campania region, Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino is a simple and delicious Italian pasta dish consisting of sliced garlic, fresh chili pepper, flavored with extra virgin olive oil, parsley and grated Parmesan cheese. 

This sauce is commonly eaten with spaghetti pasta shape and served as the main course of the meal. 

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Pollo alla Cacciatora

Pollo alla Cacciatora is a typical Italian meat dish originating in Tuscany, in Central Italy. Traditionally prepared by peasants, it consists of chicken meat, black olives, tomatoes, along with other vegetables and flavored with different herbs, such as fresh rosemary leaves.

This dish is usually prepared in autumn and winter and deliciously served as a second dish with mashed potatoes.

(Photo © Sara Colono, CheCucino.it)

Arancine

Arancine or “little oranges” are a typical savory dish of the Sicilian cuisine, in Southern Italy, consisting of crispy fried balls of rice mixed with ragù sauce and peas, along with stretched cheese.  

Arancine are one of the main symbols of the Sicilian street food culture, but they can also be prepared and served as an appetizer or first dish. 

Cannoli Siciliani

Cannoli is a traditional Italian pastry originating in Sicily, in Southern Italy, consisting of crispy and crunchy tubes filled with fresh, sweetened ricotta cheese. 

Cannoli Siciliani can be flavored by sprinkling both sides with chocolate drops, chopped pistachios, candied citron or orange peel, according to one’s preference. 

Lasagna

Taking the name from the Greek word “laganon”, a flat dough sliced into strips, Lasagna is a traditional Italian dish of the Emilia-Romagna region, in Northern Italy. 

Commonly served as the main course of the meal, Lasagna consists of stacked layers of flat pasta alternated with ragù sauce and béchamel cheese sauce, sprinkled at the top with grated Parmesan cheese. 

Pasta all’Amatriciana

Amatriciana is a traditional savory pasta sauce originating from the town of Amatrice, in the Lazio region. It is made of guanciale pork meat, San Marzano tomatoes, dried chilies, topped with pecorino Amatrice cheese and black pepper.

Amatriciana is commonly eaten as a first dish with bucatini pasta, but it also goes perfectly with spaghetti and rigatoni pasta shapes.