BlogoItaliano continues a series of articles about Italian cuisine, and this time in the focus of our attention its regional features. In the first part of the Culinary Guide, we talked about the taste traditions of Northern Italy. Now, continuing what we started, we’ll talk about the culinary traditions of Central and “Lower” Italy, and the cuisine in these regions, as you know, is rich in old recipes, rich in Mediterranean dishes and diverse.
Traditional dishes of Central Italy
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The cuisine of Tuscany is delicious bread and meat delicacies, unsurpassed wine and olive oil, which are prepared according to ancient traditions. Continue reading
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 souvenirs. When the question arises of what to bring from Italy, one of the interesting ideas may be alcohol, which is often sold in designer packaging or in the form of gift sets.
Among the many degrees containing drinks, Italian alcohol occupies a special place. In this industry, the country was glorified by exquisite wines, liqueurs and vermouth, which have gained worldwide recognition due to their taste and a stable image.
The symbol of the country is grappa. This drink was known to the ancient Romans, and the official name “grappa” began to be used since 1876. Continue reading
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 world can tell paste manufacturers a new form. For example, there is a paste in the world of car brands, alphabet letters and the Eiffel Tower. We want to tell you about some forms in more detail in our photo guide: Acini di pepe or pepper grains. As the name implies, this is a very small paste. It is mainly used in salads or soups. Agnolotti – Agnolotti. This is a small stuffed pasta. Small pieces of dough can be stuffed with spinach or cheese or meat. In appearance it resembles vareniki. Served with sauce. Alphabet – the alphabet. As the name tells us, these are small letters from the dough. Especially popular among children. After all, with such pasta, lunch becomes much more interesting. Anellini – Anellini. A small paste in the form of miniature rings. Continue reading