The tripe is the stomach of the bovine, one of the many entrails belonging to least valuable part of the slaughtered animals, the one that remained after having sold the rest. Thus, it used to be a simple and cheap dish, cooked by the grandmas in the poorest suburbs of Rome. The original recipe survived the modernization and the multiple changes occurred in the capitol during the centuries, and it is now considered one of the symbols of the Roman cuisine.
Ingredients for 4 people:
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.