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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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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Pecorino - Italian sheep milk cheese
Pecorino! Even the name seems to contain a piece of Italy! This time it’s not about cheese, but about a whole family of Italian cheese made from sheep’s milk. The…

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rolling the dough

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 tasty meal in Italy, then you better learn the name of the main dishes and products in Italian.
Cafes and restaurants that have menus in English or Russian are designed for tourists. There is a good chance that the food there is so-so
We were faced with the fact that the prices in the menu in Italian were lower than for the same dishes in the menu in English.
Check the final invoice amount. There was a precedent when we added a couple of euros to the price indicated in the menu. When they pointed out the error to the waitress, they returned the money. This is a trifle, but still unpleasant. Continue reading

30 dishes of Italian cuisine that you need to eat in Italy!

This is an article with a photo about dishes of Italian cuisine, which must be eaten in Italy. Italian cuisine is considered one of the best in the world, but you need to know what to choose from the menu.

After a couple of days in Italy, after eating pizza, pasta and panini, I ran into a problem. What exactly to order in Italian restaurants, so as not to be disappointed (or God forbid to lose weight :)) for 3 weeks of rest?

My dear readers, friends, and social subscribers came to the rescue. networks that generously shared tips, for which many thanks to them. Below is a list of Italian dishes made by common efforts, as well as the average price of food in Italy. 90% of the list I had a chance to try, 10% left the next time. Continue reading

Special equipment for the kitchen of an Italian restaurant

The gastronomic culture of the country is a reflection of its character. And if the inhabitants of one country fell in love and embraced the culinary traditions of another, then the temperament coincided, so they found something united, uniting the peoples. It so happened with Italian cuisine in Russia. We can no longer imagine how we used to live without pizza and pasta, tiramisu and Caprese salad. The Russian consumer is so fond of these dishes that nobody is surprised at the opening of endless pizzerias and national restaurants. The problem, however, is that quantity does not go into quality in any way, and the main thing in this matter is absolute authenticity. You must admit that almost anyone can cook pasta in a navy manner or make a vegetable pie. But to make Carbonara or Bolognese pasta and bake Margarita pizza, yes, by all rules – the favorites. And it’s good if most of them work in the kitchen of your establishment. Continue reading

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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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…

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Pecorino - Italian sheep milk cheese
Pecorino! Even the name seems to contain a piece of Italy! This time it’s not about cheese, but about a whole family of Italian cheese made from sheep’s milk. The…

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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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