Polenta: what it is, how to cook a traditional dish of Italian cuisine
They say about the famous Italian dish called "polenta" that it can be transformed like Cinderella in the tale of Charles Perrault: in the afternoon it is a simple rustic…

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Tiramisu
If you ask people from different countries: “What Italian dessert do you know?”, Most of them will probably answer: “Tiramisu!” Thanks to the simplicity of the recipe and the unusual…

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First meal
Do you know the expression “To make bread and pasta a healthier meal, put them in soup”? It accurately reflects Florentine traditions in the preparation of first courses. Of course,…

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several centuries ago

How to cook fettuccine with mushrooms and ham – a traditional Italian dish

The variety of pasta gives room for flight of imagination and improvisation to each hostess. From them you can cook a variety of dishes that will appeal to the whole family.

A very hearty and healthy dish on your table will be fettuccine pasta seasoned with mushrooms and ham with additional sauces.

History and description The appearance of pasta dates back a millennium ago. In those days, people cooked food in salt water using a mixture of flour and water. Archaeologists have found in the Etruscan habitat inventory for the manufacture of pasta. Continue reading

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, white and green. In Italy, as a rule, salad serves as antipasti (appetizers), unlike most other salads, which are served as separate dishes.

Tortellini
Tortellini (tortellini) – Italian dumplings, which are slightly smaller in size than our Russian. This dish is prepared with different fillings – meat, vegetables, cheese, seafood. Typically, tortellini is served in sauce or in broth. It is worth noting that the size of the dishes here is simply huge and this applies not only to tortellini. Having ordered one dish, you can safely divide it into two, and sometimes even three people. Continue reading

Italian eateries
It is impossible to imagine traditional Italian dishes without pizza. This food is simply adored here, and therefore literally at every step you can see a sign of a particular…

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National cuisine of Italy
Traditional Italian cuisine is a real treasure, and each meal is a kind of ritual and a sacred time for communication with friends and relatives. National dishes of Italy are…

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10 national dishes of Italy
Those who had a chance to try dishes of national Italian cuisine in her homeland: in Rome, Naples, Bologna and other cities - will confirm: this is a very special…

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Italian pasta - pasta types, recipes, photos, appearance
More often than not, the first thing that comes to mind when referring to Italian cuisine is, of course, pizza. After it, almost without a break in popularity, pasta follows.…

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