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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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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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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focaccia

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 surprise the traveler with unusual names and recipes of traditional Italian dishes.

The Mediterranean climate is a paradise for cereals, so flour products are used everywhere in food and in huge quantities.

Typical italian food
So many varieties of pasta are not found in any country in the world. Continue reading

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

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…

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Кафе Chiaroscuro Florence
Cafe in Florence is located on one of the central streets of the city - Via del Corso, stretching between Piazza Signoria and Piazza Duomo. A cozy and hospitable establishment…

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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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Time for real Italian pizza: 7 best recipes at home (part 2)
“Four Seasons” This recipe will become especially popular in those houses where each family member has their own particular taste preferences. This view was invented many centuries ago and still…

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