Where to eat tasty and cheap in Rome - my favorite restaurants
One of the most popular questions asked by our guides during excursions: Where to eat tasty and inexpensive in Rome? Where do the Italians themselves go? Do not recommend tourist…

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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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Italian pasta - pasta types, recipes, appearance (part 1)
The story of the appearance According to one legend, the Venetian merchant Marco Polo brought pasta to Europe from his trip to China, but historians have denied this version. Researchers…

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The history of pizza

How did pizza come about? Similar dishes already existed among the ancient Greeks and Romans. They were dishes laid out on slices of bread. Bread with additives of meat, cheese, olives, vegetables, dairy products was included in rations for Roman legionnaires. It was the food of both the patricians and the plebeians. Roman Mark Apicius in the 1st century BC wrote a book in which recipes of the “ancestors” of modern pizza were given. Olive oil, cheese, pieces of chicken meat, mint, nuts, garlic, pepper were placed on the dough in various combinations. The word pizza itself is close to the words piazza (square) piatto (plate). In 1522, tomatoes were brought to Europe and in Italy they began to cook almost classic pizza. In the 17th century, special people appeared who cook pizza for peasants. They are called pizzaiolo (pizzaiolo). Continue reading

How to cook real Italian pizza?
 Sign up for a pizza workshop in Rome So, we got to the most important thing: the recipe for how to cook real Italian pizza. In 2004, a recipe for…

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The history of pizza
How did pizza come about? Similar dishes already existed among the ancient Greeks and Romans. They were dishes laid out on slices of bread. Bread with additives of meat, cheese,…

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Where to eat tasty and cheap in Rome - my favorite restaurants
One of the most popular questions asked by our guides during excursions: Where to eat tasty and inexpensive in Rome? Where do the Italians themselves go? Do not recommend tourist…

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Time for real Italian pizza: 7 best recipes at home (part 1)
Birth Story If you go to Italy for real pizza, you can be a little disappointed. This dish, firmly entrenched in the menu of Russian pizzerias, has nothing to do…

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