Italian food is like a drug. Having tried it once, it is already difficult to refuse. Italians themselves and the inhabitants of many other countries know this. Italian cuisine marches triumphantly around the world, leaving behind millions of well-fed stomachs and hearts in love. Today in the civilized world, perhaps, there are not a single people who would not survive the boom of pasta and pizza, ravioli and tiramisu.
In Russia, Italian cuisine is more than they like. In her honor, open restaurants and cafes, pizzerias and food courts. But is this not a proof of fidelity to a gastronomic culture that is close to us in spirit and taste? Continue reading
It is strange to visit the country and not try traditional dishes of local cuisine. Therefore, every tourist traveling in Italy, is interested in the question: What is definitely worth trying out from the whole variety of dishes in restaurants, and what do Italians themselves eat? This article will talk about the structure of a typical Italian dinner and about the dishes most often served at the table in Italian families, as well as about places where you can eat tasty and inexpensively.
Italian cuisine: main dishes
So, a typical Italian lunch or dinner is traditionally divided into 4 parts: antipasto (appetizer), primo (first course), secondo (second course), and dolce (dessert). The portions in Italian restaurants are quite large, so if you do not plan to spend several hours eating, it is better to order one portion of the snack for two, and then choose one thing – the first or second dish and finally enjoy a dessert. Continue reading
The Italian style of the restaurant is determined by its unique cuisine, enthralling gourmets of the whole world for centuries, as well as the color of the southern way of life and the atmosphere of the interiors. In cities such as Moscow and St. Petersburg, the number of restaurants with Italian cuisine is increasing annually. If all this is decorated in a corporate style, as is done in real institutions in Italy, then a stay in such a place acquires new colors of impressions and helps to make regular customers. In the photo you can see examples of interesting design solutions from highly qualified specialists.
The Italian style in the interior of the restaurant is not only a touch of Italian cuisine, but also a way to know the essence, soul of this country. Guests are attracted not only by delicious gourmet dishes, but also by a special feeling of warmth and goodwill, southern charm. Lunch or dinner in a bright and sunny room fills visitors with a good mood and carefree. Venetian stucco, carving, simple geometry and seemingly sloppy finishes – this is it, the Italian spirit. Continue reading