Italian dishes
Italian dishes, the recipes of which we want to consider in the article, have gained worldwide recognition due to their taste. One of the most famous is climbing. To prepare…

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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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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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baked meat is more popular

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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

Gnocchi – Italian Potato Dumplings

Some Italian dishes quite firmly woven into the outline of the cuisines of many countries. Which, unfortunately, cannot be said about Gnocchi. Despite a long history, they are only beginning to gain popularity outside their homeland. This is a kind of dumpling from Italy. As with many dishes of the republic, gnocchi recipes differ significantly from region to region. The culinary traditions of different countries of the world also have their analogues.
Our article will help you understand the difficult world of such simple flour products.
Story
Gnocchi has rather deep roots that date back to the 16th century, the period in which the import of potatoes from America began. However, the potato version of the dish is just an evolution of a much older Italian recipe dating back to 1300. In fact, the very first gnocchi were called zanzarelli. Continue reading

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 with olivier and “herring under a fur coat”. Now the situation has changed radically. Both restaurant chefs and housewives try to surprise guests with a variety of recipes.
Caprese Salad (Insalata Caprese) – a simple, but at the same time elegant and tasty dish. It is a worldwide symbol of Mediterranean cuisine. It seemed to embodied a small piece of paradise, which can be seen on the island of Capri (Capri). Tomatoes, mozzarella and basil are just three simple ingredients that conquered the world with their harmony. What is the secret of the popularity of plain salad, we will discuss in our article. Continue reading

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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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Minestrone - Classic Italian Vegetable Soup
Minestrone is the most popular soup born in Italy. It is so associated with first courses that outside the republic, saying "Italian soup", of course, mean minestrone. Its basis is…

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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…

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