Pesto sauce - what to eat and how to cook?
Sauces are an integral link in the culinary traditions of Italy. Of course, the most important of them is Pesto. The Ligurian origin, whose basis is basil, serves as a…

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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 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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Italian focaccia – wheat tortilla

Italian Focaccia (Focaccia) – one of the most popular ancient types of bread that have survived to this day. This crispy bread was born thanks to the ingenuity of the villagers, who made up for the lack of food with an irrepressible imagination.
From one classic recipe in modern kitchen, many baking options with a variety of seasonings were born. It is believed that focaccia became the first national dish in Italy. Even the famous pizza is just the evolved descendant of flat bread.
Paradoxically, but having arisen due to the need to save money, today the cake has settled in the ranks of the menu of prestigious restaurants. Let’s forget about our figure for a while and plunge into the appetizing world of Italian focaccia. 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 cheese. Truly a magic word! No less delightful is the owner of this name – Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. We will tell you about where he was born, how it came to our days, in what recipes it is used, about the composition and health benefits of parmesan. Meet His Majesty Parmesan!
History of Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese recipe was developed about 900 years ago at the Cisterian and Benedictan monasteries. For all these years, the composition of parmesan has not changed: milk, water, salt and the lion’s share of patience during ripening. The monasteries were located on the plain between Parma and Reggio Emilia. Continue reading

Real Italian restaurants
It is perhaps hard to imagine more inexorable food snobs than Italians. Starting from the fact that, in their opinion, there can be only one time for breakfast and lunch,…

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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.…

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How to choose a restaurant with national cuisine? Tale of Italy
The charm of a fairy tale is not born immediately. It is not enough to compose it, it is also necessary to tell it properly. Take the same Kolobok. Children…

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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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