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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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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Caprese salad of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil
As there is no smoke without fire, it is impossible to imagine a festive table without a salad. Just a couple of decades ago, most domestic banquets were decorated only…

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sometimes they don’t

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 Italian restaurant recorded in the sources opened in London, on Leicester Square, in 1803, and as more Italians moved to the capital of Great Britain, more and more establishments appeared here. At the beginning of the XIX century. a wave of Italian immigrants came to London to form “little Italy” in the Clerkenwell area. Today in the UK there are more than 5,000 Italian restaurants, Italian cuisine is very popular. A study by Allegra Strategies, a leading hospitality industry consulting company, found Italian cuisine to be second most popular in the UK, second only to British cuisine. Continue reading

The luxurious and elegant Restaurant

In Italy, it’s not expensive = tasty. More often the opposite. If possible, always ask the locals where they eat and go to local establishments.
If you want a normally tasty meal in Italy, then you better learn the name of the main dishes and products in Italian.
Cafes and restaurants that have menus in English or Russian are designed for tourists. There is a good chance that the food there is so-so
We were faced with the fact that the prices in the menu in Italian were lower than for the same dishes in the menu in English.
Check the final invoice amount. There was a precedent when we added a couple of euros to the price indicated in the menu. When they pointed out the error to the waitress, they returned the money. This is a trifle, but still unpleasant. Continue reading

Parmesan - the king of the cheese world
Close your eyes and say in a whisper: “Parmesan!” And now you are already sitting in the shade of the vine, drinking your favorite wine and enjoying the taste of…

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Italian pasta dishes are everyday food
Spaghetti amatricana Italian pasta dishes are everyday food, but they are not simple pasta. During cooking, spices and grated cheese are used, making the spaghetti turn into stunningly delicious food.…

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The luxurious and elegant Restaurant
In Italy, it’s not expensive = tasty. More often the opposite. If possible, always ask the locals where they eat and go to local establishments. If you want a normally…

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Italian dishes are incredibly delicious
Dishes of Italian cuisine (recipes are given in the article) are real works of art prepared by the hands of masters of their craft. All Italians cook excellently, and men…

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