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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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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some regions of Italy

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, resembling flat bread, and Roman – this is a thinner pizza with a crust. Neapolitan pizza is similar to American pizza.

Italians also divide pizza into red (with tomato sauce) and white (usually called “focaccia” or tortilla made without tomato sauce, but with other ingredients).

In Italian cuisine you can’t find a wide variety of spices, but, to spice it up, they are almost always used together with herbs. 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,…

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Top italian chefs
Since 2007, Carlo Cracco has been the lead chef at Ristorante Cracco, located at Via Victor Hugo, 4, Milan. This is a fairly spacious establishment, which can accommodate about 60…

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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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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…

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