Italian pasta - pasta types, recipes, appearance (part 2)
But, despite the mass and ubiquity, the Italian product is still made with the preservation of centuries-old traditions that guarantee its excellent quality. Dry pasta Dry pasta is pasta dried…

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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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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,…

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Monthly Archives: June 2017

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 see the authentic institution, where the Sicilians themselves go, and try the local cuisine. And she, by the way, is very different from everything that we tried in other regions of Italy. In Sicily, seafood and garlic, which is present in almost all dishes, are especially honored, and pizza is no exception. So, our table was booked for eight in the evening – the very time when absolutely all the local population is having dinner, so almost no cars or even pedestrians came across our way. Outside, the Calvino pizzeria, founded in the distant 1946, looks very simple and doesn’t really bother visitors. But this is not necessary – from eight in the evening a line of those who have not booked a table in advance begins to accumulate here, which in itself already attracts random tourists. Continue reading

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 amazing country. Let the first article of the future Italian cycle be about the traditional dish of sunny Italy. What is it, classic Italian pizza?
The answer at first glance is simple – a yeast dough cake, tomatoes, cheese and olive oil are taken.
In fact, a pizza recipe has been formed over hundreds of years. Almost 6 thousand years have passed since the invention of the furnace and the principle of dough leaven. In 1570, the word mozzarella was first used in the book of recipes of the papal court as the name for cheese made from buffalo milk. And after the discovery of America, the conquistadors brought the first tomatoes to Europe. But it was not until the 17th century that special chefs called pizza makers began to cook and sell pizza. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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