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…

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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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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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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

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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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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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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Restaurant Adhok
Italy, Rome, Via di Ripetta, 43 00186 Roma, Italy SHOW ON MAP Average bill: 50-100 $ (per person) Type of cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean + (39 06) 323 30 40ww.ristoranteadhoc.com Mon-Sun…

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