Culinary Guide to Italy. Part II - Central and Southern Italy
BlogoItaliano continues a series of articles about Italian cuisine, and this time in the focus of our attention its regional features. In the first part of the Culinary Guide, we…

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Restaurant La Cucina del Garga
Dine with beautiful views of the Arena di Verona at the Nastro Azzurro Restaurant. Visitors can take tables outside or inside the establishment. The menu offers Italian dishes and a…

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Gourmet Shop Sapori Solari
The Gastronomy Shop in Milan is located in the Zone of Torton quarter. The small snack shop has meat and cheese specialties from different parts of Italy. For lunch, they…

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The best regions of Italy for wine connoisseurs

Italy is a country with a very long winemaking tradition. Italians claim that the first vine appeared in the country around 1000 BC, therefore, Italian winemaking has been more than three thousand years old. Italy’s lands seem to have been specially created for growing grapes — a mild climate, a landscape that changes every few tens of kilometers, mountain ranges that protect the vineyards from the cold northern air. No wonder the Greeks – the first winemakers of the Apennine Peninsula – called this country Enotria – “land of wine.”

For many centuries, making wine in the regions of Italy was only a traditional peasant practice, and wine itself was a usual addition to food, something like water or tea. During the Middle Ages, monasteries and small farms were engaged in winemaking, again, mainly for their own needs. And only by the middle of the 20th century, Italian winemaking took a new direction, taking a leading place among the world’s elite wine producers. Continue reading

Russian or Italian pizza ?!
Russian pizza became popular in the 1990s, when foreign goods began to arrive on the market. In Russian pizza, pizza pizza uses a wide variety of ingredients. The most important…

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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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Pizzeria Calvino in Trapani in Sicily
On the third day of our stay in Sicily, Mario and Antonella invited us to a pizzeria. I personally really looked forward to this evening, because I was eager to…

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Classic Italian pizza - what is it?
The journey of our crew to Italy is still waiting in the wings. And the crew does not depart from its iron rule and begins to collect information about this…

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