Prosciutto
Prosciutto is the favorite Italian ham in many countries. However, it has nothing to do with the ham that we are traditionally used to seeing on the shelves of domestic…

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Gelato - Italian Ice Cream
He was filmed more than once in cartoons and movies. This dessert is sung in the songs of artists from many countries of the world. And finally, people of the…

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Italian restaurant on the Russian market: the difficulties of doing business
Of course, during the opening and development of the restaurant, some plans had to be adjusted in accordance with Russian realities. How to open a real Italian restaurant in Moscow.…

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Italian focaccia – wheat tortilla

Italian Focaccia (Focaccia) – one of the most popular ancient types of bread that have survived to this day. This crispy bread was born thanks to the ingenuity of the villagers, who made up for the lack of food with an irrepressible imagination.
From one classic recipe in modern kitchen, many baking options with a variety of seasonings were born. It is believed that focaccia became the first national dish in Italy. Even the famous pizza is just the evolved descendant of flat bread.
Paradoxically, but having arisen due to the need to save money, today the cake has settled in the ranks of the menu of prestigious restaurants. Let’s forget about our figure for a while and plunge into the appetizing world of Italian focaccia. Continue reading

Pecorino – Italian sheep milk cheese

Pecorino! Even the name seems to contain a piece of Italy! This time it’s not about cheese, but about a whole family of Italian cheese made from sheep’s milk. The predecessor of his name was the word pecora, which means “sheep.” As many as 8 varieties of pecorino (Pecorino) classified as DOP. Of course, getting to know your large family is not an easy task.
But to find out the details of the life of its brightest representative, Pecorino Romano, on the contrary, will be extremely interesting. Continue reading

Mozzarella di Buffalo – the best cheese in the world

Mozzarella (Mozzarella di Bufala) – one of the most famous and common Italian cheeses. Mozzarella is a soft young cheese that can and should even be eaten immediately after production. There is nothing to compare with fresh mozzarella with a pleasant, delicate taste of buffalo milk! Once you have tasted real mozzarella, you can never refuse it.
Appearance story
It is still unknown who brought buffalo to Italy. Some say that Hannibal, others that the Arabs, and some believe that the Indians. It is also believed that this cheese appeared in the XII century and invented it completely by accident. At that time, as you know, there were no refrigerators, and here the locals of a small town in the Campania region stored milk in the stomach of a buffalo in the cellar. Continue reading

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Italian lunch
Italian food is very popular all over the world. Great Britain is no exception, including thanks to the prosperous community of Italian immigrants formed in the XVIII century. The first…

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What to try in this sea of ​​gastronomic abundance?
Italian food is known all over the world, but many people do not know that every region and even city has its own special dishes. Florence (Firenze) - the capital…

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Perhaps the most famous Italian dish loved by the whole world
Caprese - a traditional Italian salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, seasoned with salt (sometimes pepper) and olive oil. The ingredients symbolize the colors of the Italian flag: red,…

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Italian cuisine has many advantages
Oven-baked pizza is a thin round bread coated with tomato sauce, cheese, with olive oil and other ingredients. In fact, there are two types of pizza: Neapolitan - more dense,…

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