Risotto - the culinary symbol of northern Italy
Rice is one of the few cereals, the national food on the basis of which is found in most countries of the world. So Italian cuisine did not disregard this…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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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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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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Everything about Italian cuisine in Rimini
It is strange to visit the country and not try traditional dishes of local cuisine. Therefore, every tourist traveling in Italy, is interested in the question: What is definitely worth…

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