Famous Italian pizza
Perhaps there is no such tourist who, having arrived for the first time on the Apennines, would not have tasted the famous Italian pizza. Pizza in Italy is no longer…

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The best restaurants in Italy
Today in Italy there are about three hundred and seven restaurants that are marked as the best. Among the leaders in restaurants, in the first place is Lombardy. There are…

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The best restaurants in Italy
Today in Italy there are about three hundred and seven restaurants that are marked as the best. Among the leaders in restaurants, in the first place is Lombardy. There are…

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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

Review of roman restaurant La Viletta
La Viletta restaurant, which is a trattoria-pizzeria, we discovered by chance in early April while walking around the Roman district of Trastevere with our guests from South Africa, Chibon and…

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Not only Margarita: Everything You Need to Know About Pizza (part 1)
Everybody knows the Italian national dish in the form of a round open tortilla with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. And although the pizza boom has long passed, pizzerias are becoming…

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Not only Margarita: Everything You Need to Know About Pizza (part 1)
Everybody knows the Italian national dish in the form of a round open tortilla with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. And although the pizza boom has long passed, pizzerias are becoming…

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Forms and types of pasta (part 2)
Lasagne - lasagna. Wide, flat and long pasta. Thin plates come in many sizes. In addition, they have straight or wavy edges. Lasagna is designed for baking in the form…

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