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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Italian restaurant on the Russian market: the difficulties of doing business
Of course, during the opening and development of the restaurant, some plans had to be adjusted in accordance with Russian realities. How to open a real Italian restaurant in Moscow.…

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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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Mediterranean snacks

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

Real Italian restaurant: what is it?

Products in Italian cuisine occupy a central place.

“I suggest that all restaurateurs prepare, first of all, healthy and healthy food for people to be at their best,” says Nicola Batavia, who arrived at the conference, the Italian chef of the Birichin restaurant. – I’m not only a chef, I’m also the owner of the restaurant, and I know that the restaurant business requires a lot of money, but you need to weigh the investment and cooking good tasty food, correlate the expense of money, profit and satisfaction of visitors.

Nicola Batavia knows what she is talking about: he has two restaurants – Birichin in Turin and Casa Batavia in London. Of course, he understands that it is not always possible to use Italian products in Russia only for economic reasons. Continue reading

Tiramisu
If you ask people from different countries: “What Italian dessert do you know?”, Most of them will probably answer: “Tiramisu!” Thanks to the simplicity of the recipe and the unusual…

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What to try in this sea of ​​gastronomic abundance?
Italian food is known all over the world, but many people do not know that every region and even city has its own special dishes. Florence (Firenze) - the capital…

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Prosciutto
Prosciutto is the favorite Italian ham in many countries. However, it has nothing to do with the ham that we are traditionally used to seeing on the shelves of domestic…

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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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