Florentine steak
When you think of a steak, what comes to mind? It is unlikely that one of the first in my head comes up with the thought of Italy. Although we…

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Italian cuisine - traditional simple recipes of national dishes
Italian cuisine or the national cuisine of Italy is one of those cuisines that make up the culinary European family or, as it is otherwise called, Mediterranean cuisine. It is…

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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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Grana Padano Cheese – Parmigiano Reggiano’s Younger Brother

How hard it is to live in the shadow of a famous relative, Grana Padano, a hard Italian cheese and part-time younger brother of Parmigiano Reggiano, knows firsthand.
Many people often confuse it with parmesan, some believe that it is a low-quality analogue, and someone has never heard of it at all. Yes, not a king, but still this cheese deserves attention!
How was born and lived The story says that Grana Padano was born in the countryside near the Po River around 1000. There wasn’t such an abundance of food at that time as it is today. Not a single product obtained on the farm wasted. In connection with the development of animal husbandry, the question arose about the use of milk not used during the day. 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 pizzeria. There are Italian eateries in which the menu consists entirely of different types of pizza. And in some institutions you can even see with your own eyes the process of its preparation in the kitchen. According to traditions, pizza dough is left to “ripen” for almost a day (about 18 hours). For the filling, only the freshest products are selected. They prepare pizza in a wood-burning oven, due to which the taste and aroma of all the ingredients are preserved, and the dish itself turns out to be divine – you can try and see for yourself! Continue reading

Unusual Italian restaurant with a Russian soul

Italian cuisine has long outgrown national borders and is popular in many countries around the world. Some establishments with Italian cuisine are held by Italians, for whom this cuisine is native, emigrants of the first wave, or the descendants of those who moved several decades, or even centuries ago. Especially there are a lot of such establishments in the USA, and in this article we will talk about one of such establishments, especially since it has some relation to Russia.

In the American city of Baltimore, on the east coast of the United States, 50 km from Washington, there is a quarter where immigrants from Italy have compactly settled since the end of the 19th century. It is called Little Italy (“Little Italy”). The natives of Genoa were the first to go across the ocean, so on the promenade near Little Italy you can see a monument to Christopher Columbus, the discoverer of America, whose homeland was the capital of Liguria. Continue reading

Pesto sauce - what to eat and how to cook?
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Risotto - the culinary symbol of northern Italy
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Italian dishes
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Italian style restaurant design
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