Traditional Pizza and Pasta Types

Ever since I can remember, my Grandpa Tony Varze (born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy) taught me the traditional Italian cuisine. Pizza wasn’t any different. Most specifically how Pizza toppings are so different then North American Pizza. Authentic Pizza Dough Recipe— Click Here Grandpa Tony taught me these classics : 1. Margherita Pizza…

Bolognese Ragu Sauce

As said in a previous post, my Grandfather was born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy. When he came to Canada, he brought his Italian cuisine with him.  The dish I’m introducing today is a fusion of my Grandfather’s Neapolitan ragù , which most Italians refer to as “Ragù Napoletano “ a traditional Italian meat…

My Italian heritage and Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy

Even though I was born in Canada, my Mom and Grandfather were born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy.  My grandfather, Tony Varze decided to move to Canada to start his own Olive Oil business (imported from Abruzzo Region).  My great grandmother taught her son, Tony Varze the family secret tomato gravy recipe (aka…