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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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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Review of roman restaurant La Viletta
La Viletta restaurant, which is a trattoria-pizzeria, we discovered by chance in early April while walking around the Roman district of Trastevere with our guests from South Africa, Chibon and…

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Forms and types of pasta (part 3)

Tubini – Tubini. Pasta in the form of simple tubes of medium size. It is distinguished by the possibility of cooking using quick frying. Vermicelli – Vermicelli. Translated from Italian, “Vermicelli” means “worms.” In appearance, similar to classic spaghetti, but thinner and shorter. Served with light sauces. Ziti – Ziti. Paste in the form of short tubes, curved by an arc. Similar to elbow macaroni, but longer and wider. Use in casseroles and salads with thick sauces. Cooking Even the highest quality pasta needs to be able to cook properly. The most popular option for cooking pasta in the world is considered to be cooking to the state of “al dente”, which means “by tooth”. At the same time, the middle of the paste retains a small hardness. One of the secrets of cooking is the use of large volumes of dishes. This helps keep the pasta from sticking together. Some housewives for this purpose add olive oil to the water. However, the Italian chef will never do so, due to the deterioration in the interaction of the surface of the paste with the sauce. Continue reading

Restaurant L'Immagine
Italy, Milan, Via Varesina, 61 20156 Milano, Italia DISPLAY ON MAP Average bill: $ 20-50 (per person) Type of cuisine: Italian + (39 239) 264564ww.limmaginebistrot.it The restaurant in Milan is…

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Restaurant El Invincible
Italy, Rome, Via degli Stefaneschi, 3 00153 Roma, Italia DISPLAY ON THE MAP + (39 06) 688 92 925wwwristorantelinvincibile.com Mon-Fri, Fri, Sat, Sun - open for lunch The restaurant in…

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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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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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