Why Truffle is good for you

In the world of gourmet foods, there is one treasure that is literally and figuratively worth its weight in gold. Truffles, are the pinnacle of gourmet, usually too expensive for most consumers, except in parts of Northern Italy and Umbria where “tartufo” is a key ingredient in local dishes. Piedmont and Umbria are the hearts of truffle country; Italy. A visit to these regions in the Fall will reward travelers with culinary gold in the form of numerous regional specialties graced with freshly shaved truffles, harvested the previous night or that very morning. If you don’t get a chance to visit these towns, at Montone Italian Foods, we have the best selection of truffle related products straight from Italy. Sometimes life really does work out!

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A milkshake is a wonderful thing – it can instantly lift up anyone’s mood. This sweet, cold beverage is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s served when guests come over, used to beat the heat or as a treat to pick you up! Super easy to make, loved by the young and the old alike, and incredibly delicious – if this doesn’t convince you to whip up a glass (or two) of milkshake for you, your friends and family, we don’t know what will.

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Olive oil is essential to any kitchen and an integral ingredient in Italian cuisine. Both a cooking element and condiment, olive oil is so versatile that it is ideal for preparing and for enhancing flavors of dishes and foods once served. Olive oil actively helps the body defend itself from heart disease by eliminating harmful cholesterol. Add olive oil to your pantry and the result is healthier, richer tasting food.

The Olive oil that we sell on Montone is Extra Virgin olive oil as it is the result of the first unfiltered press from the olive. The premium on virgin olive oil is explained by its unique aromatic and taste traits specific to the region of origin. Pure Italian olive oil contains no more than 3.3% acidity. However, it also has lots of calories, so it should be used in moderate amounts for the best health results. The World Health Organization recommends 2 tablespoons every day to reduce the risk of heart disease. Read on to get to know 5 health benefits of olive oil:

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Change things up this Eid with a different kind of dessert for the family. Sublime, irreplaceable and the sweetest thing you can keep in the kitchen: it’s our Pistachio Sweet Cream. This sweet delight comes directly from Italy, made with 30% pure pistachio paste sourced from a small Sicilian town called Bronte. The paste is then combined with other carefully selected ingredients to maintain the quality & taste of the product.

As our best selling sweet cream, we wanted to put together delicious dessert recipes you can whip up for your family this Eid. Check out the recipes and a very special deal just for reading this post at the end! 🙂

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As we mentioned in our blog website launch blog article that we have our complete new look and feel of our eCommerce website. We are offering a 25% discount on all products as a kind gesture to all users since we launched our new website.
The coupon is valid until 10 December 2017 and the minimum spend is AED 125,00.

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We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with drop-down menus for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, so you’ll get more from a quick read. There’s a whole host of smaller but more impactful changes, all to make your experience of our new built site much better for you.

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