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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Italian cuisine has many advantages
Oven-baked pizza is a thin round bread coated with tomato sauce, cheese, with olive oil and other ingredients. In fact, there are two types of pizza: Neapolitan - more dense,…

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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,…

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Arrosticini – Italian lamb skewers

What food do you associate with summer vacations? Surely, many, without hesitation, answered: “Kebab!” But did you know that Italy can also boast of its performance of barbecue?
Arrosticini (Arrosticini) is a lamb dish typical of the Apennines, particularly in the Abruzzo region. It is impossible to visit Abruzzo and not try the traditional arrostichini! They are valued not only in Italy, but also far beyond its borders. “They feed us well here,” you might think. But do not rush to be so categorical. Arrosticini is not just skewered meat. This is the quintessence of the sophistication and simplicity of Italian cuisine in one dish. Continue reading

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 do not always associate this food with Italian cuisine, it cannot be denied that the Florentine steak (Bistecca Fiorentina) has become one of the most beloved meat dishes in Tuscany and around the world.
It is a symbol of culinary excellence in Florence (Firenze). Every year, thousands of tourists come to the Tuscan capital to taste the famous meat. Where can I try a real and delicious Florentine steak, and why is it so popular? You will find answers to these and other questions in our article. Continue reading

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, Tuscan soups are not at all like ours, but the cultures of their serving are the same. Just like us, Italians eat primo piatto soup, that is, between appetizer and main course.
In the restaurant menu you will find such names: zuppa del contadino (farm soup with a variety of legumes), zuppa di farro (with pearl barley), cipollata tiepida (onion soup, which is especially popular on cold days) and, of course, pappa al pomodoro and ribollita – “stars” of Florentine feasts. Continue reading

Arrosticini - Italian lamb skewers
What food do you associate with summer vacations? Surely, many, without hesitation, answered: "Kebab!" But did you know that Italy can also boast of its performance of barbecue? Arrosticini (Arrosticini)…

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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…

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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,…

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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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