Culinary Guide to Italy. Part I. Northern Italy
Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not…

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Culinary Guide to Italy. Part I. Northern Italy
Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not…

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Italian focaccia - wheat tortilla (part 1)
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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aperitif

Кафе Chiaroscuro Florence

Cafe in Florence is located on one of the central streets of the city – Via del Corso, stretching between Piazza Signoria and Piazza Duomo. A cozy and hospitable establishment is popular with Florentines, who rush in the morning in the “Chiaroscuro Firenze” for a cup of espresso, and in the late afternoon – on an aperitif with snacks. Travelers strolling through the historic center relax here with a cup of tea or chocolate with delicious desserts.

The coffee in “Chiaroscuro Firenze” is excellent – it is delivered to Florence from different parts of the world and roasted on the spot, creating unique aromatic coffee blends. If an aromatic drink from a branded mixture impresses you, you can buy a can of freshly roasted coffee. Continue reading

Italian alcohol: 5 alcoholic souvenir ideas for travelers

Sightseeing tours to Italy attract a lot of tourists who, having come to terms with its ancient history, would like to take away not only pleasant impressions, but also some souvenirs. When the question arises of what to bring from Italy, one of the interesting ideas may be alcohol, which is often sold in designer packaging or in the form of gift sets.

Among the many degrees containing drinks, Italian alcohol occupies a special place. In this industry, the country was glorified by exquisite wines, liqueurs and vermouth, which have gained worldwide recognition due to their taste and a stable image.

Grappa
The symbol of the country is grappa. This drink was known to the ancient Romans, and the official name “grappa” began to be used since 1876. Continue reading

Forms and types of pasta (part 3)
Tubini - Tubini. Pasta in the form of simple tubes of medium size. It is distinguished by the possibility of cooking using quick frying. Vermicelli - Vermicelli. Translated from Italian,…

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Italian focaccia - wheat tortilla (part 1)
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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Forms and types of pasta (part 1)
Today, the market offers more than 350 types of various forms of pasta. Moreover, their amazing variety can vary from classic tubes to tennisrackets. Almost any significant event in the…

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Time for real Italian pizza: 7 best recipes at home (part 2)
“Four Seasons” This recipe will become especially popular in those houses where each family member has their own particular taste preferences. This view was invented many centuries ago and still…

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