It is hard to imagine more popular food in the world than pizza. Fragrant, hot, with stretching cheese threads, it is loved by everyone. This is a truly iconic product – its long history and unique cooking traditions deserve to learn a little more about them. Especially if you are going to Italy, the homeland of real pizza.
The world’s first pizzeria opened in Naples
When we say: “pizza” – we think: “Italy.” But in fact, such food was familiar to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. In Italy, for a long time, such a simple dish remained the food of the poor – they put literally everything that was at hand into the filling. Continue reading
Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine.
But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing dishes and special culinary traditions – what makes this small country so incredibly attractive for gourmets from all over the world.
French fries were first cooked in Belgium
Belgium, french fries
Already in the middle of the XIX century, the process of cooking french fries was established by a local Continue reading
But what, is it necessary to sculpt kufta or any other products from the stuffing? After all, there are a lot of examples in world culinary, when minced meat is fried as is and then cooked together with the sauce, becoming part of it?
There is such a dish in my repertoire, it is called Fesenjan. Usually it is cooked with pomegranate rather than orange sauce, and much more often cooked with poultry than with lamb. Here in the late autumn, when the turkey poultry, hatching in the spring, will already see the first snow – it’s time for turkey fesenjan. After all, walnuts are good at this time, and pomegranates are full of juice!
But, than to talk about the traditional method of cooking fesenjan, let’s better tell you about the variation that I myself came up with for you. Continue reading