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 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,…

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The history of pizza
How did pizza come about? Similar dishes already existed among the ancient Greeks and Romans. They were dishes laid out on slices of bread. Bread with additives of meat, cheese,…

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Italian pasta – pasta types, recipes, appearance (part 1)

The story of the appearance According to one legend, the Venetian merchant Marco Polo brought pasta to Europe from his trip to China, but historians have denied this version. Researchers believe that the history of the appearance of pasta goes far to the Neolithic. Just when people learned to grow cereals, and a little later to grind cereals into flour, the appearance of pasta became only a matter of time. The first pasta was just flour mixed with water and dried in the sun. In appearance, it, of course, was very different from the modern one. Historical excavations have confirmed that somewhere in the first century, broad noodles called lagane were made from durum wheat. From there the name of modern lasagna appeared. At that time, such noodles were not boiled, but baked in ovens. And so it went on for several centuries. Around the eighth century, during the invasion of Europe, the Arabs had a very strong influence on Italian cuisine. The dried noodles they brought to Sicily became the main ancestor of the pasta. In the original dish, a lot of oriental spices were added to the dough. Continue reading

Not only Margarita: Everything You Need to Know About Pizza (part 2)
DMITRY ZOTOV Pizzeria Chef Zotman Pizza Pie Everyone decides for himself how to make the ratio of dough and filling. Of course, common sense must be present. It must be…

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Wine Restaurant Bottiglieria Belvedere
Under the signboard Bottiglieria Belvedere there is a liquor store with a rich selection of alcoholic beverages and a small cozy restaurant. The main thing in the Bottiglieria Belvedere restaurant…

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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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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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