How to get to Rome from Fiumicino Airport
By train for 8-14 euros per person. For those who do not like buses. The total travel time to the hotel is 1-2 hours. Getting to Rome, but not to…

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Forms and types of pasta (part 1)
Today, the market offers more than 350 types of various forms of pasta. Moreover, their amazing variety can vary from classic tubes to tennisrackets. Almost any significant event in the…

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Culinary Guide to Italy. Part I. Northern Italy
Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not…

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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Italian focaccia – wheat tortilla (part 2)

The options for fillings of focaccia are so great that you can make your favorite cake, focusing only on your mood and desire. To obtain a fragrant version of the product, spicy herbs are used: rosemary, sage, basil, oregano. They sprinkle the surface of the dough, after lubricating with olive oil. Seasonally, focaccia is decorated with tomatoes before baking. As a rule, Cherry fruits are cut in half for this. In yeast form, chopped onions or garlic are often put in the dough. Although some prefer to see these spicy vegetables on the surface of the bread. At the same time, onions are placed on it before baking, and garlic – after (as well as fresh herbs). Unlike the classic focaccia, the yeast-free option practically requires a filling. In addition to the cheese mentioned for these purposes, take: Slices of sausage, bacon, minced meat; Potatoes and other vegetables or vegetable mixtures (usually ready-made); Continue reading

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 villagers, who made up for the lack of food with an irrepressible imagination. From one classic recipe in modern kitchen, many baking options with a variety of seasonings were born. It is believed that focaccia became the first national dish in Italy. Even the famous pizza is just the evolved descendant of flat bread. Paradoxically, but having arisen due to the need to save money, today the cake has settled in the ranks of the menu of prestigious restaurants. Let’s forget about our figure for a while and plunge into the appetizing world of Italian focaccia. Continue reading

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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Restaurant Markog
MarcoG Italy, Rome, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 56 Roma, Italy SHOW ON MAP Average bill: $ 20-50 (per person) Type of cuisine: Italian + (39 06) 580 92 89ww.marcog.it Mon, Wed-Sun…

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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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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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