Restaurants in Italy: Italian Menu Guide
Italian restaurants deserve special attention because they are justly considered one of the best in the Mediterranean. Italian cuisine is quite straightforward and its basis is made up of such…

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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…

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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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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Types of pizza, composition and recipes

Depending on the size of the pizza, the amount of dough and toppings changes, but the ratio of ingredients remains approximately the same. Ingredients of Margarita pizza: pizza dough, tomatoes, cheese (mozzarella), tomato paste, olive oil, dry basil, parmesan, salt, pepper and fresh basil leaves. Four Seasons Pizza is the most popular pizza in the world. About the Four Seasons pizza (Quattro staggioni) it is known that it existed in 1660. Then lived in Naples, one cook who cooked delicious pizza. One fine day, he had the idea to make pizza with a wide variety of ingredients. The culinary specialist selected his favorite foods: tomatoes, seafood, ham and mushrooms. However, the question arose: how to put all this variety on a layer of dough, without making vinaigrette from pizza? Continue reading

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

Wine Restaurant Taverna Guyot
The restaurant in Milan is perfect for a relaxing evening with a glass of good wine. The atmosphere of the restaurant tunes to leisurely conversations: dim lights, pleasant music, unobtrusive…

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Restaurant Gallo Cedrone
Italy, about. Sicily, Via Alcide de Gasperi, 34 98030 Castelmola ME, ItalySHOW ON MAP Average bill: $ 20-50 (per person) Type of cuisine: Italian + (39 094) 263 20 45…

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Pizza
Pizza is a superstar of Italian cuisine. A national dish with crispy pastry, juicy filling, melted cheese and aromatic tomato sauce - the embodiment of a taste for life and…

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Italian restaurants - simple and tasteful
Italy is generally considered one of the unsurpassed countries because of its color, its cuisine, its traditions, its temperament, fiery music, the smell of freedom and the mixing of moods.…

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